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microchip

a small piece of semiconductor material carrying many integrated circuits

microchip

[′mī·krō‚chip]
(computer science)

microchip

(1) See chip and microcontroller.

(2) An RFID tag inserted beneath the skin of an animal for tracking purposes. Many predict humans will be microchipped in the future. In South America, security experts have explored the possibility of microchipping affluent people so they can be easily located if kidnapped. See RFID.
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From evaluation kits, programmers, in-circuit debuggers to state-of-the art in-circuit emulators that run full speed with tomorrow's highest speed technologies, the development tools from Microchip offer simplicity, power and affordability," said Derek Carlson, vice president of Development Tools at Microchip Technology.
99, which uses a simple graphical interface to configure the free Microchip ZigBee and MiWi protocol stacks.
Both Micrium and Microchip share a philosophy of providing quality tools that can be evaluated by the development community prior to purchase.
Microchip Technology will present at the Credit Suisse First Boston Annual Technology Conference on Wednesday, November 29, 2006 at 2:30 p.
Note: The Microchip name and logo, dsPIC and MPLAB are registered trademarks of Microchip Technology Incorporated in the U.
Note: The Microchip name and logo, PIC, and MPLAB are registered trademarks of Microchip Technology Inc.
According to Sanghi, going from four to five billion in a year is a significant accomplishment for Microchip, as it continues to gain worldwide market share.