Category Archives: Vendor Meetings

Microchip: Long Live the 8-Bit

Microchip has been very acquisition hungry as of late, recently purchasing Atmel among many others.  While their product line expands, the most noticeable might be the merging of the two largest 8-bit microcontroller providers.  The PIC Micro and the AVR are now owned by Microchip and both have a stronghold in industry and the maker community.  The most popular Arduinos are composed of AVR chips....
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