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Microchip Partners With Sensor Manufacturers for Maximum Flexibility

January 7, 2014
CHANDLER, AZ--Microchip Technology Inc. announced the SSC7102—a low-power, flexible and turnkey sensor hub that makes implementing sensor fusion easy and provides an extremely large selection of supported sensors. In fact, Microchip directly partnered with multiple industry-leading sensor manufacturers and sensor-fusion specialists to create this solution, enabling faster time to market without the need for sensor-fusion expertise.

 “Microchip has long been a leader in embedded controllers for PCs and laptops,” said Patrick Johnson, vice president of Microchip’s Computing Products Group. “As the PC platform evolves with ultrabooks and tablets, Microchip is extending its portfolio to support the growing need for motion data. In developing the SSC7102, we partnered with industry-leading companies such as Bosch and Movea to deliver an easy-to-use, Windows 8.1-certified HID-over-I2C™ solution with exceptionally low power consumption.”