FTDI FT2232 chips are USB-to-serial converter chips manufactured by FTDI (Future Technology Devices International Ltd). They provide a convenient way to add USB connectivity to electronic devices and enable communication with a host computer. The FT2232 chips offer multiple channels, typically two, allowing for simultaneous communication with different devices or protocols. They support various interfaces such as UART, SPI, and I2C, providing flexibility in connecting to a wide range of devices. The chips are widely used in applications such as embedded systems, development boards, industrial automation, and more. With their reliable performance and comprehensive feature set, FTDI FT2232 chips are popular choices for USB-to-serial conversion needs.