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Future Electronics Offers Microchip’s New PIC24F Family to Protect Data in Low Power Applications

Future Electronics has announced immediate availability of Microchip’s new PIC24F family, to protect data in low power applications.

Pointe Claire, Canada, September 17, 2014 --( Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, offers Microchip's new PIC24F family, to protect data in low power applications.

With the Internet of Things growing at a rapid rate, protecting embedded data and extending battery life are not options, but necessities. To protect the data in low power applications, Microchip has developed the new PIC24F Family with eXtreme Low Power and Hardware Crypto Engine.

Devices in Microchip's new PIC24F "GB2" family are the first PIC® MCUs to offer an integrated hardware crypto engine along with eXtreme low power (XLP) performance. This new family also features a True Random Number Generator (RNG) and One-Time-Programmable (OTP) key storage for protecting data in embedded applications.

For connectivity, the "GB2" family integrates USB for device or host connections as well as a UART with ISO7816 support, which is helpful for smart card applications.

Target industrial applications include security door locks, access control systems, security cameras, POS terminals, smart card readers, heat/gas meters, and IoT sensor nodes. Computer applications include PC peripherals, printers, portable accessories, medical/fitness, pedometers, wearable fitness, and handheld devices.

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About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future's mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit

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Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
Future Electronics

514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)
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Future Electronics
Martin H. Gordon
237 Hymus Boulevard
Pointe Claire, Quebec

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