Microchip Launches RSS Feeds For Design Info

Chandler, Arizona-based Microchip technology, a manufacturer of microcontrollers and analog semiconductors, said today that it is now offering its customers with access to its technical product and design info via Reallty Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds. The firm is providing alerts on datasheets, errata, application notes, user guides, and other documentation used by electronics designers to design products using Microchip's semiconductors. RSS is a format better known for use with blogging and news sites, but which is started to be used by companies to better feed information to their customers. The format is particularly popular with engineers and others for retrieving relevant information from web sites.