Microchip Rolls Out Bluetooth Audio Kit

Chandler, Arizona-based Microchip Technology, a developer of microcontrollers, mixed signal and analog semiconductors, has launched a new development kit today, aimed at the Bluetooth Audio standard. The company said the new kit helps with application development on its PICS32 microcontrollers, to help develop wireless audio and USB digital audio on their products. The company said the kit is aimed at enabling wireless stereo audio for applications such as smartphone home and automotive audio docks, wireless speakers, A/V receivers and all-in-one co mpact audio systems.