Microchip Gets ZigBee Certification

Chandler, Arizona-based Microchip Technology said Monday that it has received ZigBee certification for its transceiver and microcontrollers. The ZigBee Compliant Platform designation was for the firm's MRF24J40 IEEE 802.15.4 RF transceiver and the PIC18 family of high-end 8-bit Flash microcontrollers. MicroChip is a developer of microcontrollers and analog semiconductors.