Bill Hutchings of Microchip Technology talks about the company’s new 60 MIPS 16-bit dsPIC Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) and PIC24 microcontrollers (MCUs). The devices, based on the next-generation dsPIC DSC/PIC24 MCU core, feature 536 KB Flash memory, 52 KB RAM, desirable I/O capability with 144-pin packages, a USB 2.0 OTG interface, and exceptional motor-control, graphics, audio, and real-time embedded-control capabilities.