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Microchip is a US manufacturer of PIC microcontrollers, memory devices, serial EEPROMs and many other types of integrated circuit and embedded design solutions.

Microchip's status in the electronics industry also extends to high profile sponsorship, conferencing, consultancy and design support. Microchip has been a regional sponsor of the VEX Robotics championships in the United States, as well as providing embedded designers with a full range of training resources, from seminars to documentation, software and development tools.

Microchip microcontrollers have applications for products in some of the following areas: audio and speech devices, automotive, battery management, graphic displays, Ethernet, home appliances, lighting, low power, medical, metering, motor control, power management, security and authentication, smart energy devices, smartphone accessories, touch sensing solutions, USB connections and wireless connectivity.

Thanks for the memory, Microchip!

PIC12F/PIC16F 8-bit Microcontrollers