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Partners

To ease your design process and reduce your time to market, Atmel collaborates with a global network of partners that deliver hardware and software solutions for the Atmel® SAMA5 ARM® Cortex®-A5 based microprocessor units (MPUs). As our worldwide partner ecosystem continues to grow, we will feature new partners here.

 
Company NameDescriptionContact Information
Acme Systems

Acme Systems srl is an Italian company founded in 2004, focuses on rapid prototyping solutions in Linux embedded applications designed around the Atmel® CPU ARM9 and Cortex A5 families. All the boards are completely designed internally from the schematic capture to the printed circuit board and then fully assembled in our headquarters located near Rome.

Acqua A5 System on Module is the latest product created by Acme System srl and based on the new SAMA5 MPU and will be available directly from company's eShop.

Phone: +39 06 99 12 187
Email: info@acmesystems.it
Web: www.acmesystems.it
Active-Semi

Active-Semi International, Inc., a rapidly emerging leader in mixed-signal and power management IC markets offers fully integrated, advanced power management IC (PMIC) solutions for Atmel | SMART SAMA5 and SAM9 family of MPUs. The company's ACT8865 and ACT8845 family of PMICs provide complete turn-key solutions to power-sequence and bring up these MPUs in various end-applications such as smart watches, wearables, POS, HMI, network gateways and white goods.

ACT8865 and ACT8945 PMICs offer many advantages over discrete-based alternatives with significant reduction in system BOM and footprint while offering performance advantages in conversion efficiency, low standby currents etc. Active-Semi also offers evaluation boards, application reference designs, application notes, and other resources to reduce the design cycle-time by up to 80%, and help faster time-to-market designing with Atmel MPUs.

Email: sales@active-semi.com
Web: www.active-semi.com/atmelpmu
ARIES Embedded

Connecting embedded systems with free software represents the mission of ARIES Embedded. Innovation, cost efficiency and reliability are the basis for our successful implementation of many customer projects. ARIES Embedded provides solutions for embedded projects since the year 2000. Unique for the products and services of ARIES Embedded is the strong focus on free software, U-Boot and Embedded Linux. Satisfied customers as well as the continuous growth prove the successful work over many years.

With regard to the Atmel product line ARIES Embedded has a vast knowledge in supporting Atmel | SMART SAMA5 CPUs. Beside U-Boot, the Universal Bootloader for Embedded Systems, Linux with all its known embedded features like file systems, real-time-extensions, libraries and update strategies are supported. The offering is completed by MA5D4, the flexible System on Module supporting the Atmel | SMART SAMA5D4 CPU.

Phone: +49 (0)8141 36 36 7-0
Fax: +49 (0)8141 36 36 7-67
E-Mail: info@aries-es.de
Web: http://www.aries-embedded.de/
ARM

The ARM Development Studio 5 is a complete suite of software development tools supporting Atmel SAMA5 MPUs and other Atmel devices. From board bring-up to system optimization, the ARM DS-5™ toolchain combines ease of use with unrivalled expertise on ARM architecture to help embedded software engineers deliver robust and energy-efficient ARM-based products.

Key features and benefits of the ARM DS-5:

  • Industry-leading ARM C/C++ compilation tools, and compatibility with GNU GCC-built systems
  • Multicore-aware debugger for all development stages
  • Performance and power analyzer for Linux and Android
  • Large third-party plug-in ecosystem based on the Eclipse IDE
  • Developed and supported by ARM
Email: orders@arm.com
Web: www.arm.com/ds5
AXONIM Devices

АХОNIМ Devices is a high-tech, innovative company focused on providing services in the field of embedded systems and electronic design. Having experience in the development of digital systems, the company offers innovative solutions for the various spheres of human activity: consulting and systems analysis; and development of hardware and software for embedded systems.

AXONIM Devices provides BSP (broad support package) with services for SAMA5 MPUs:

  • WEC7 BSP
  • Embedded Linux BSP
  • Android BSP
  • eCOS BSP
  • FreeRTOS BSP
  • PLC Runtime System services
  • Hardware design services
Email: info@axonim.by
Web: www.axonim.by/en
Crank Software

Crank Software is an innovator in embedded user interface solutions, reducing the time, costs, and headaches that notoriously come hand-in-hand with UI development by letting designers and engineers work side-by-side. Our software, Crank Storyboard Suite supports the Atmel SAMA5 MPUs and manages the entire UI lifecycle from design to deployment. Teams can use the software to develop, prototype, and refine the UI until it's perfect – both in function and in design – and then deploy the UI for the final product. With a shorter development time and a more collaborative process, products designed for Atmel MPUs get to market first with a higher ROI and a remarkable UI that builds brand loyalty.

Phone: (613) 595-1999
Email: jason@cranksoftware.com
Web: http://www.cranksoftware.com
Conexant

Conexant has its roots in modem technology with over five decades of experience. Conexant pioneered the soft modem back in the 1990s and its chips and technology have enabled more dialup modem shipments than any other company. Integrating its proprietary interface (SSD) into the Atmel | SMART SAM9 and SAMA5 MCUs allows for direct connection to Conexant's CX20548 SmartDAA, Conexant is able to bring very cost-effective and reliable dial-up communications capabilities to this powerful family of MCUs.

Web: www.conexant.com
DAB-Embedded

DAB-Embedded is an innovative engineering company specializing in research and development for electronic products with a group of professionals, Microsoft Certified Specialists, ARM Accredited Engineers that has involved in creating commercially viable products.

DAB-Embedded provides BSP (broad support package) with services for Atmel | SMART SAMA5 MPUs:

  • WEC7 BSP
  • Embedded Linux BSP
  • Android BSP
  • eCOS BSP
  • FreeRTOS BSP
  • Hardware design services

Email: info@dab-embedded.com
Web: http://dab-embedded.com/en/cases/windows-embedded-compact-adaptation-on-atmel-sama5d4/
eCosCentric

eCosCentric specializes in delivering products and services for the embedded systems market based on open source technology, with a specific focus on the eCos® real-time operating system and qualified middleware.

The eCosPro® Developer's Kit for Atmel | SMART SAMA5D3x devices delivers repeatable, deterministic, real-time performance; context switching in 0.42µs and responding to interrupts in 1.07µs. Ports are available off-the-shelf for SAMA5D3x-EK and SAMA5D3-XPLD platforms and eCosCentric also supplies custom releases to clients with bespoke SAMA5 based designs. Drivers available include Ethernet (EMAC & GMAC), Serial, SPI, I2C, Watchdog, Real-Time Clock, FPU, Flash, GPIO, USB Host and USB Device.

eCosCentric's secure in-field update service works alongside Atmel's Secure Boot feature of the SAMA5 series. NAND filesystem, Java Virtual Machine, Secure Sockets Library, Secure Shell and Apple Bonjour (Zeroconf) options are available. Debug support is integrated within the eCosPro Developer's Kit via J-Link, direct JTAG and RedBoot (Ethernet & Serial) connections.

Phone: +44 1223 245571
Email: info@ecoscentric.com
Web: www.ecoscentric.com
eForce

eForce, Co., Ltd, founded in 2006, focuses on embedded system software for ARM processors. eForce develops and sells uITRON4.0 based RTOS (uC3) and original TCP/IP stacks (uNet3).

The uC3 has two types of RTOS:

  • uC3/Compact, which is a very small kernel footprint RTOS(minimum 2.4KB) for microcontrollers
  • uC3/Standard, which is compatible with ITRON4.0 standard profile for microprocessors

eForce also offers the uC3 for multi-core solutions, safety solutions (memory-protected products) and compact SSL networking solutions. All the software packages are developed in-house and from scratch. In addition, our support policy is to provide a first response within one business day. eForce is dedicated to supporting your opportunities.

Email: info@eforce.co.jp
Web: www.eforce.co.jp
Embest-element14

Embest presents the new MBC-SAMA5 CPU core board based on the Atmel | SMART SAMA5D3 MPUs. Operating at 536MHz, the module supports Linux distributions—including Angstrom and Android—while also featuring 512MB DDR2 SDRAM, 256MB NAND Flash, 16MB NOR Flash, 4MB DataFlash® and one-wire EEPROM.

The MBC-SAMA5 reduces your development time, allowing you to bring extremely low-power, cost-effective, Internet-enabled products to market faster. Easily migrate from ARM926EJ-S™ and ARM1176JZ-S™ based processors to discover the capabilities and compatibility of ARM Cortex-A5 based devices with this cost-effective solution.

Web: http://www.element14.com/community/docs/DOC-52847
emtrion

emtrion, based in Karlsruhe/ Germany, assists customers during all stages of the development process and integration. From embedded hardware and firmware design, through software development, up to mass production made in Germany. Services:

  • Customized hardware development
  • Software development from device driver up to semi/full customized BSP
  • Development of Application (diverse programming languages)
  • Off-the-shelf Module and SBCs along with ready-to-use BSP for embedded OS (Linux, Windows®CE, Windows®Embedded Compact 7.0 and 2013, QNX and Android®)

Phone: +49 (0)721 62725-20
Fax: +49 (0)721 62725-19
E-Mail: mail@emtrion.de
Web: http://www.emtrion.de
Conexant

eSOL is a leading developer of real-time embedded software solutions.

eSOL's eT-Kernel real-time OS ensures proven real-time capability and high reliability in Atmel | SMART SAMA5 MPU-based systems. The eT-Kernel has been used worldwide in various markets including automotive, industrial, medical and consumer equipment and aerospace. Multiple scalable profiles constitute the eT-Kernel lineup to fit any system size and purpose, including the POSIX-compliant eT-Kernel/POSIX with high Linux compatibility.

The eT-Kernel comes with development tools, middleware components, and professional services in eSOL's integrated eT-Kernel Platform. The eT- Kernel Platform enables software developers to improve time to market, cost, productivity, quality and other business drivers.

Founded in 1975, eSOL is based in Tokyo, Japan. eSOL has been the only OS vendor accepting an investment from ARM since 2009.  

Web: www.esol.com/
Express Logic, Inc.

The Express Logic ThreadX® RTOS supports SAMA5 MPUs for developers with applications that can benefit from an RTOS. ThreadX also supports the full range of Atmel AVR® and ARM processors including the ARM7™, ARM9™, ARM Cortex-M3, ARM Cortex-M4, and ARM Cortex-A5. For many of these processors, support also includes the NetX TCP/IP stack, FileX file system, USBX USB Host/Device/OTG stack, and PegX, GUI development toolkit. The TraceX event analysis tool is also available for all supported processors, and it works with a variety of IDE tools, including Atmel Studio 6, IAR's Embedded Workbench for ARM (EWARM), ARM RealView, Keil u-Vision, and GNU.

Email: info@expresslogic.com
Web: www.rtos.com
Free Electrons

Free Electrons is an embedded Linux engineering company founded in 2004. Our engineers have been supporting developers using Atmel ARM-based SoCs since the beginning. We are ones of the most active contributors to Atmel SoC support in the mainline Linux kernel, to support the SAMA5 SoC family and its new features, and to maintain support for AT91 SoCs. Thanks to our familiarity with Atmel platforms, we are fully ready to support Atmel customers:
- Linux BSP development
- System development (Buildroot, Yocto Project)
- Boot time reduction
- Training: embedded Linux, kernel and drivers, Android, Yocto Project

Phone: +33 484 258 098
Email: info@free-electrons.com
Web: http://free-electrons.com
FreeRTOS

FreeRTOS is a market leading RTOS that includes broad support for Atmel's MCU and MPU products, now including the Atmel | SMART SAMA5D4. FreeRTOS has become the de facto standard RTOS for dedicated embedded systems by using a development and distribution model that removes all objections to using free software; FreeRTOS is professionally developed, strictly quality controlled, robust, supported, and free to embed in commercial products without any requirement to expose your proprietary source code.

If you would like to receive additional backup, or require additional written guarantees, there is a simple low cost commercial upgrade path. Your peace of mind comes with the knowledge that you can opt to take the commercial route at any time

Contact: http://www.FreeRTOS.org/contact
Web: http://www.FreeRTOS.org
IAR Systems

IAR Systems is the world's leading independent vendor of development tools for embedded systems. The highly optimizing C/C++ compiler and debugger tool suite IAR Embedded Workbench is available for all Atmel microcontrollers and microprocessors including, Atmel | SMART SAMA5 ARM Cortex-A5 based devices. IAR Systems also provides a range of integrated in-circuit debugging probes and starter kits, and the graphical state machine design tool IAR visualSTATE.

IAR Systems is headquartered in Sweden, and has sales and support offices in the US, Japan, Korea, China, Germany, France, and the UK, and distributors in 25 additional countries.

Email: info@iar.com
Web: www.iar.com
ISSI

Founded in 1988 and public since 1995 (NASDAQ: ISSI), ISSI supplies a broad range of memory devices (DRAM, SRAM and Flash) and a recently-launched family of HB-LED driver ICs and Audio Amplifiers. Target Markets – Automotive, Industrial, communications, Medical & Military. ISSI has a high focus on Quality designing their device to meet or exceed AECQ 100 requirements with extensive testing. Value-Added options give Flexibility such as broad range of package options, High Mix/Low Volume Capability, Commercial, Industrial and Automotive temperature ranges. ISSI is committed to Long-term Support: 12-year product lifetime guarantee uses backwards-compatible die revisions (many products already exceed 20 years lifetime), Die roadmaps provide a long overlap of multiple product generations to help customers delay and time their re-qualifications, PCNs issued less often than typical memory suppliers.

In support of the Atmel | SMART SAMA5D family of MCUs, ISSI has a range of DDR2 and LPDDR2 DRAMs organized x32, which provides a very cost-effective system solution. For the SAM9 family of MCUs, ISSI provides DRAM solutions starting at 8MB. For all of these, we provide a guarantee of long-term supply for a minimum of 12 years.

Email: dram@issi.com
Web: http://www.issi.com
ITR GmbH

The company ITR GmbH, located in Nuremberg/Germany, is an innovative provider of consulting, development services and products for embedded systems.

We are offering software development, hardware development and FPGA design. Our main focus is embedded systems for industrial automation, building automation and the energy sector.

For Atmel ARM-based MCUs and MPUs (Atmel | SMART SAMA5D3 and others) we offer:
- Integrated Cross Development Toolchain for ARM based embedded systems with integration of eCos aware development and debugging features
- eCos real-time operating system BSP porting and driver development
- FreeRTOS BSP
- Integration of communication stacks for industrial communication (PROFINET, PROFIBUS, ETHERCAT, CANOpen, etc.)
- PLC Runtime development (STEP7 Runtime, CODESYS Integration,…)
- Hardware design services and full product development

Email: info@itrgmbh.com
Web: http://www.itrgmbh.com
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ITRGmbH
Ittiam Systems

Ittiam Systems Private Limited, headquartered in Bangalore, India, is a technology company singularly focused on embedded media-centric systems. Ittiam has a wide portfolio of multi-media solutions. The company provides best-in-class multi-format video encoding and decoding solutions on various platforms. Ittiam's H.264 encoder is a high-quality video encoding solution using proven motion estimation and rate control algorithms. The encoder has been tuned and deployed for multiple applications including surveillance, video communication, DVR, and broadcast. Atmel's SAMA5 is a good candidate to enable new usage on low-cost solutions; powerful enough to encode H.264 streams at an attractive cost and power consumption.

Email: mktgeurope@ittiam.com
Web: www.ittiam.com
Micrium

Micrium provides high-quality embedded software components by way of engineer-friendly source code, unsurpassed documentation, and customer support. The company's world-renowned real-time operating system, the Micrium uC/OS-III, features the highest-quality source code available for today's embedded market. Micrium's products consistently shorten time-to-market throughout all product development cycles.

Micrium delivers to the embedded marketplace a full portfolio of embedded software components that complement its μC/OS-III RTOS. A TCP/IP stack, USB stack, CAN stack, File System (FS), Graphical User Interface (GUI), as well as many other high quality embedded components are now available.

Email: info@micrium.com
Web: www.micrium.com
Micron

Micron collaborates with Atmel to provide memory solutions for several Atmel MCU and MPU families, reference designs, development platforms, and evaluation kits that require external memory to meet customers' system and performance needs. The Atmel | SMART SAM9 and SAMA5 MPU families use Micron's DRAM, NAND Flash, and SPI NOR Flash. Using Micron's memory that is already qualified on Atmel reference platforms minimizes the customer's time spent investigating memory compatibility with Atmel controllers.

Phone: +1 208 850-3858
Email: jcooke@micron.com
Web: http://www.micron.com
NX Engineering

NuttX is an open source RTOS that achieves both a small foot print for the deeply embedded environment, and high degree of portability though conformance to OS interface standards including POSIX and ANSII standards.

The NuttX port to the SAMA5 provides rich, extensive support for all SAMA5 peripherals using standard driver interfaces. Developers using NuttX with the Atmel | SMART SAMA5 can be up, running, and developing SAMA5 applications in this standard development environment very quickly.

NuttX has a permissive BSD license and is a very scalable: In addition the SAMA5, NuttX provides support for the lower-end SAM family including the SAM3U, SAM3X, SAM4S, and SAM4L. NuttX can even be used with the 8-bit AVR® family.

Email: info@nx-engineering.com
Web: www.nuttx.org
Web: www.nx-engineering.com
Forum: tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/nuttx
QNX

QNX Software Systems, an industry leader in real-time operating systems for more than three decades, is proud to provide a BSP for the Atmel SAMA5D3x EVK board, available as a download from the QNX website. Choosing the QNX Neutrino microkernel RTOS for your next Atmel | SMART SAMA5D3x project brings the benefits of high performance and low power consumption directly from the hardware upward through to the software. Both hardware and software developers can realize shortened design cycles when developing embedded applications that require increased processing power and connectivity, advanced standards for rich user interfaces, and product certifications in the industrial, medical, and safety-critical markets.

Phone: +1-800-676-0566
Email: info@qnx.com
Web: www.qnx.com
Ronetix

The new Atmel | SMART SAMA5D3 MPU system-on-module (SoM) by RONETIX integrates the Atmel SAMA5D33/SAMA5D35 processors. The module is equipped with 512MB DDR2, 256MB NAND Flash, 16MB NOR Flash, 4MB Serial Flash and Gigabit Ethernet PHY.

The compact form factor SODIMM200—measuring just 67x40mm—enables easy implementation in a wide range of applications.

RONETIX is an Austrian company that produces and develops high-quality development tools to fit our customer's unique needs and provide service and support before, during and after the sale.

Phone: +43-1-236-1101
Email: sales@ronetix.at
Web: www.ronetix.at
SEGGER

SEGGER support for the Atmel | SMART SAMA5 family includes SEGGER J-Link debug probe, embOS (RTOS), emWin (GUI), emSecure (Digital Signature library), emFile (File System), emUSB (USB Host and Device Stack), embOS/IP (TCP/IP Stack), emLib (Embedded Software Components including encryption algorithms) and emLoad (Boot Loader). These are all optimized for minimum memory usage, while achieving maximum performance.

The SEGGER Microcontroller makes use of its own RTOS and middleware solutions to create highly integrated, cost effective, development and programming tools specifically for embedded systems and has been doing so since 1992.

Phone:
US office: +1 (978) 874-0299
Head office Germany: +49 2103 2878 0
Email: info@segger.com
Web: http://www.segger.com
Sequitur Labs

Sequitur Labs develops seminal technologies to improve trust in a connected world. Sequitur provides foundational security solutions that improve security and manageability of connected devices, simplifying device and system-wide security, and bringing unprecedented flexibility, control and customizability to policy driven management of devices.

Sequitur Labs' CoreTEETM, a Global Platform standards compliant Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) for microprocessor platforms implementing the ARM® TrustZone®, is currently available for the Atmel® SMART SAMA5D4 and SAMA5D2 series. CoreTEE allows developers to easily access and implement the advanced security and protection afforded by the hardware-based isolation capability of the TrustZone on the A5D2 and A5D4.

CoreTEE utilizes existing hardware security features of the A5D2, such as the Integrity Check Monitor (ICM), and enables device makers to build devices that are more secure and reliable.

Email: info@sequiturlabs.com
Web: http://www.sequiturlabs.com
Shiratech

The AT-501 is an industrial embedded SoM based on the Atmel | SMART SAMA5D3 ARM Cortex-A5 based MPU. It takes advantage of the most power-efficient cores to date and runs at 536MHz. It is designed as a ready-to-use controller building block for applications such as medical devices, industrial machines and battery-powered devices.

The system features an FPU and a comprehensive peripheral set, including LCD controller, touchscreen and extensive connectivity peripherals such as GE, multiple CAN, UART, SPI and I2C. It is equipped with a comprehensive software suite, including the Debian Linux OS.

ShiraTech develops and sells ARM-based SoMs, including Atmel ARM9™, Cortex-A and Cortex-M based devices. ShiraTech also offers complete development and integration services.

Phone: +972-77-5007265
Email: sales@shiratech.com
Web: www.shiratech.com
taskit

Founded in 1988, taskit has a worldwide customer base. We develop CoMs, SBCs and HMIs with Atmel ARM-based controllers. As well we offer customer-specific development and manufacturing with and around Atmel ARM-based MPUs. The computer module StampA5D36 implements the Atmel | SMART ATSAMA5D36 device. With its small size of 53.6 by 42 mm, the device offers up to 512MB LPDDRAM, one Gigabyte NAND Flash and 64MB of NOR Flash. Over its 200-pin connector it enables direct access to 160 processor pins, giving the user almost a comprehensive choice from the complete peripheral set. With our Vaultsec implementation we offer an enhanced set of security features on our new module.

Phone: +49 30 611295 0
Email: info@taskit.de
Web: http://www.taskit.de
Timesys

Timesys, a pioneer in embedded Linux solutions, is the worldwide provider of LinuxLink, a high-productivity software development framework that dramatically simplifies and speeds up embedded Linux application development and product lifecycle maintenance. A total solution that fits teams of all sizes, the LinuxLink framework includes software, tools and expert technical support. Developers building devices using Atmel | SMART SAMA5 MPUs can use LinuxLink to deliver high-quality, differentiated products based on open-source Linux in a cost-effective, predictable and timely manner. In addition to LinuxLink, Timesys also offers just-in-time professional services for customers who want to further reduce their time to market.

Phone: +1-866-392-4897
Email: info@timesys.com
Web: www.timesys.com/atmel