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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 personal computers, automobiles, portable consumer devices and other applications. SMSC's feature-rich products drive a number of industry standards and include USB, MOST® automotive networking, embedded system control and analog solutions, including thermal management and RightTouch™ capacitive sensing.
SMSC is headquartered in New York and has offices and research facilities in North America, Asia and Europe.SMSC Product OfferingsUSB
SMSC is a leader in providing USB devices and is uniquely positioned to provide full USB solutions that include silicon, firmware, software drivers and reference designs. In addition to mixed signal design and software support for USB, we enable new solutions with low power and use of cost effective silicon process nodes. Our products serve the USB mass storage, hub, transceiver and USB to Ethernet controller markets. More...Ethernet
Ethernet is a ubiquitous, high-throughput, low-cost networking technology that can be found everywhere from factory floors to office environments to home entertainment systems. SMSC's broad portfolio of Ethernet products is particularly well-suited to embedded applications supporting both PCI and local bus designs. As a reliable, worldwide supplier with significant expertise in embedded Ethernet, SMSC offers long-term support for a variety of products that can enable customers to quickly add high-performance Ethernet connectivity to their designs. More...PC System & I/O Controller
SMSC has a proud history of integrated circuit product innovation with an emphasis on Personal Computer Input/Output (I/O) devices. SMSC's portfolio of PC related products has grown to include USB hubs, thermal management, embedded and keyboard controllers and system management devices. This has resulted in SMSC's leadership role as a supplier of solutions for the PC industry, including major OEMs and motherboard manufacturers worldwide. More...Thermal Management
As computing power requirements increase, so does heat. With this heat comes the need to safeguard systems from these destructive temperatures. SMSC's thermal management devices provide this first line of defense. These devices are stand-alone analog ICs that monitor system voltages and temperatures and also provide the capability to automatically control cooling fans to protect today's high-heat small form factor designs. More...Capacitive Touch Sensors
SMSC's capacitive touch sensor products, featuring RightTouch™ technology, set a new standard in simplifying development, improving noise immunity, and lowering BOM costs in PC, LCD monitors, white goods and consumer electronic designs. These devices have been carefully designed to reject common noise sources such as backlight inverters, DC-DC switching regulators and wireless frequencies. They support a wide variety of interfaces such as I2C™, SMBus, SMSC BC-Link™ and SPI and also provide world-class ESD protection of ±8kV HBM with no external ESD protection circuits required. More...Additional LinksPress ReleasesSMSC in the NewsEventsIndustry AffiliationsQuality