Microchip Acquisition of SMSC Complete
SMSC is a leading developer of Smart Mixed-Signal Connectivity™ solutions. SMSC employs a unique systems level approach that incorporates a broad set of technologies and intellectual property to deliver differentiating products to its customers. The company is focused on delivering connectivity solutions that enable the proliferation of data in automobiles, consumer devices, PCs and other applications. SMSC's feature-rich products drive a number of industry standards and include USB, MOST® automotive networking, Kleer® and JukeBlox® wireless audio, embedded system control and analog solutions, including thermal management and RightTouch® capacitive sensing.
SMSC sells its ICs worldwide, tailoring what are often complex, multi-function solutions to each of our customer's exacting requirements. SMSC is a key semiconductor supplier to consumer electronics companies such as Toshiba, Sony, Pioneer, Philips, JBL, Panasonic, Samsung, Sharp, and Siemens; auto makers such as Audi, BMW, Daimler, Hyundai/Kia, Jaguar, Land Rover, Porsche, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo; and leaders in the PC industry including Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, Wiston, Honhai, Asus, Quanta, Compal and many more.
Service and Support
SMSC takes pride in the close customer relations that it has enjoyed through the years. We try to make the design-in process as easy as possible for our customers. To do this, SMSC offers a wide variety of support tools including evaluation boards, sample BIOS, diagnostics programs, sample schematics and PCB layout files, driver programs, datasheets, industry-standard specifications and other documentation.
In addition to these tools, SMSC maintains a worldwide network of Field Application Engineers to answer customer questions and resolve technical issues. The Field Application Engineers are backed up by highly qualified Factory Application Engineers who work intensively with both the customer's and SMSC's factory design and product engineers.
SMSC employs engineers with a wide range of experience in MOS/VLSI circuit design, from experienced industry veterans to new engineers recently graduated from the top universities. Its engineering team is built on a wide range of mixed-signal and analog expertise. The Company's engineering design centers are strategically located to take full advantage of the technological expertise found in each area and to closely cater to a widespread base of customers located around the globe.
SMSC is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, with operations and design centers located in North America, Asia/Pacific and Europe. Refer to the SMSC Worldwide page for specific information on all of SMSC's locations.