31 Oct '16, 8am

Microchip introduces first automotive-grade LIN SiP with touch hardware support

Microchip introduces first automotive-grade LIN SiP with touch hardware support 31 October 2016 Microchip Technology Inc., a provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, has introduced the first automotive-grade Local Interconnect Network (LIN) System-in-Package (SiP) solution including a microcontroller with integrated touch hardware support. LiN systems are used throughout the automobile in comfort, powertrain, sensor, and actuator applications. The SAMHA1GxxA microcontroller family contains capacitive touch hardware support, an event system and complex PWM capability. The series is suited for touch button, touchpad, slider, wheel or proximity sensing applications, including optical and haptic feedback. The SAMHA1GxxA contains an ARM Cortex-M0+ microcontroller (MCU), a LIN transceiver based on Microchip’s fourth-generation LIN IP and a voltag...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2016/10/20161031-microchi...

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