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What does WDG stand for?

WDG stands for Watchdog Timer (microcontroller, semiconductor, non-volatile memory)

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Processor Supervisor--provides a host processor with two basic functions: detection of power supply fault conditions and a watchdog timer to escape a software lockup condition.
6V reference voltage for comparators and ADC * Low Power Features * Ultra Low-Power Wake Up * Enhanced Low-Current Watchdog Timer * Low-Power Timer 1 Oscillator * Extended Watchdog Timer with low current draw * Serial Communication Interfaces * UART/SCI connectivity via EUSART module * Master Mode SPI and I2C[TM] with Address Mask option * Master Synchronous Serial Port (MSSP) with slave address mask * Enhanced USART (EUSART) * More General Purpose I/O, with up to 36 pins that can be used for I/O, and Interrupt-on-change capability for each I/O pin Development Tool Support The four new devices are supported by the full suite of Microchip's development tools, including the PICkit([TM]) 2 Development Programmer (PG164120), $34.
5-volts --One 8-bit timer, and one watchdog timer --In Circuit Serial Programming(TM) (ICSP(TM)) technology for programming after placement on a board --Power-on reset, and power-saving sleep mode Applications The PIC10F and Baseline PIC microcontrollers are well suited for any spaced-constrained application requiring integrated intelligence.
Other key features included within the family are an 8-input 10-bit Analog to Digital Converter with integrated touch screen controller, 32KB of on-chip SRAM, a Vectored Interrupt Controller to speed the serving of interrupts, three UARTs, Synchronous Serial Port, three 16-bit Counter/Timers with Capture, Compare and PWM logic, Watchdog Timer and Low Voltage Detector.