Microchip Technology Joins ONE-NET Alliance
Microchip to Support ONE-NET Open-Source Wireless Control Standard
December 18, 2008
– Petaluma, California – ONE-NET announced today that
Microchip Technology Inc. [NASDAQ: MCHP], a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, has
joined the ONE-NET open-source wireless networking alliance. Microchip joins a growing list of companies
supporting the ONE-NET wireless standard.
“We are excited that Microchip plans to support ONE-NET with its excellent line of PIC® microcontrollers,”
said James Martin, CEO of Threshold Corporation, and a founding member of the ONE-NET alliance.
Caldwell, director of Microchip’s RF Products Division, added, “ONE-NET is an important development in the RF
space. We expect our customers to view ONE-NET as an important part of establishing a robust link for command and
control networks, with its throughput, latency and network breadth.”
The ONE-NET wireless standard is the
world’s foremost multi-vendor, open-source wireless control protocol. ONE-NET was specifically optimized for home
control applications and includes important features, such as integrated peer-to-peer operation. It also features
a high level of security, excellent range, and low power consumption. ONE-NET’s comprehensive design specification
is distributed royalty-free, accelerating the availability and use of wireless connectivity in a wide variety of
devices and applications. Source-code examples for microcontrollers, schematics, and bills-of-material for
reference designs are readily available; and simple open-source licensing rules apply.
Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP) is a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors,
providing low-risk product development, lower total system cost and faster time to market for thousands of diverse
customer applications worldwide. Headquartered in Chandler, Ariz., Microchip offers outstanding technical support
along with dependable delivery and quality. For more information, visit the Microchip website at
For more information contact:
PO Box 750517
Petaluma, CA 94975-0517
Note: PIC is a registered trademark of Microchip Technology Inc. in the USA and other
countries. All other trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective companies.
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