How Can I Tell if the Microchip in My Car Key is Good?

Answer The microchips that are included in most car keys are part of a theft prevention system. The keys will not work in the car unless the microchip can connect electronically with the car's system. If ... Read More »

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How big is the smallest microchip?

The world's smallest microchip was launched by Malaysia in February 2007. It measures 0.7 millimeters by 0.7 millimeters, making it small enough to be implanted in paper documents such as money, ob... Read More »

How many transistors fit on a microchip?

As of 2010, as many as two billion transistors have been built into a single chip. Intel co-founder Gordon Moore imagined in the 1960s that integrated circuit manufacturers would be able to double ... Read More »

How to Locate a Microchip in a Dog?

A microchip is a small electronic device, the size of a grain of rice, that is implanted under a dog's skin for identification. Microchips store information about the owner and pet -- including con... Read More »

Who invented the first microchip?

The first microchip was invented by Jack Kilby. His invention led to the development of microprocessors, high-speed computers and communications. Kilby studied at the University of Illinois and lat... Read More »