This represents a 4-7 times improvement over similar 3½ digit converters.The new PIC24F "GB4" family expands Microchip's e Xtreme Low Power portfolio and includes an integrated hardware crypto engine with both OTP and Key RAM options for secure key storage, up to 256 KB of Flash memory and a direct drive for segmented LCD displays, in 64-, 100- or 121-pin packages.

The device meets the automotive requirements for CAN FD bit rates exceeding 5 Mbps.

Microchip has developed a library of low-level software routines and hardware peripherals that simplify meeting IEC 60730 requirements for Class B Safety.

In the future, the company hopes to integrate social networking features so like-minded e-smokers can build relationships out of their habits.

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