microchip microchip  /ˈmaɪ ˌkroʊ ˈtʃɪp/

Definition(s):

  • (n) electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit

Usage(s):

  1. With Indonesia's highest infection rate, a new law is going before Papua's parliament that would implant microchips in HIV-positive residents deemed sexually aggressive.
  2. French microchip engineer Jean-Pierre Gloton slips a thin rectangle of plastic into a port linked to a PC and types in a code.
  3. The microchip has becomelike the steam engine, electricity and the assembly linean advance that propels a new economy.

News

  1. Microchip Announces PIC32MX 32-bit Microcontroller Portfolio

    Microchip Technology Inc. , a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced a new family of PIC32MX3/4 microcontrollers in 64/16 KB, 256/64 KB and 512/128 KB Flash/Ram configurations.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Free microchip events encourage safety among pet owners

    A line formed outside Ameriana Bank in Westfield Saturday, as pet owners showed up to get free microchips for their dogs and cats. The Bank partners with the Humane Society for Hamilton County to put on the yearly event. It’s …
    on June 16, 2013     Source: FOX 59 Indianapolis

  3. Microchip Makes Real-Time Power Monitoring And Code Optimization Affordable For Portable, Power Supply, Motor Control ...

    Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, recently announced the MPLAB REAL ICE Power Monitor Module, which enables designers to identify and eliminate code that consumes high current, in real time
    on June 14, 2013     Source: EmbeddedTechnology.com

Quotes

  1. "Google is helping to foster an ecosystem of devices and utilities that will provide consumers with access to their energy information, and we're excited to be working with Microchip, a strategic partner in enabling consumer devices," said Ed...
    on Mar 23, 2010 By: Ed Lu Source: MarketWatch (press release)

  2. Blatter said: "Both the football committee, chaired by Franz Beckenbauer, and the technical committee supported the International FA Board. They said, 'Why should we resort to really complicated goal-line technology such as the microchip in the ball...
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Sepp Blatter Source: Independent

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