Microchip Technology Incorporated develops and manufactures specialized semiconductor products used by its customers for a range of embedded control applications. Its product portfolio consists of 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit PIC microcontrollers and 16-bit dsPIC digital signal controllers, which feature on-board Flash (reprogrammable) memory technology. In addition, it offers a range of linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), safety and security, and interface devices, as well as serial electrically erasable programmable read-only memories (EEPROMs), Serial Flash memories and Parallel Flash memories. It also licenses Flash-IP solutions, which are incorporated in a range of products. On February 9, 2012, the Company acquired Ident Technology AG. In April 2012, it acquired Roving Networks. In August 2012, it acquired Standard Microsystems Corp.