Atmel Press Feed Atmel Press Releases Atmel Expands CryptoAuthentication Portfolio with Elliptical Curve Asymmetric Key Authentication Solutions New Cost-Optimized ATECC108 Solution Offers Lower Bill of Material By Delivering an Easy-to-Use One-Chip Security Solution; Ideal for Consumer, Medical, Industrial and Automation Applications Monday, June 24, 2013 Atmel Announces New ARM Cortex-M0+ Microcontroller Family, Leveraging Two Decades of Microcontroller Leadership Integrating Easy-to-Use Rich Peripherals, LCD Controller and USB to Provide Designers with Flexible, Ultra-low Power, High-Performance Solutions, Atmel SAM D20 Family Targets Automation, Consumer, Metering, and Industrial Applications Bosch Sensortec Among First Adopters of the New Atmel Device Monday, June 17, 2013 Atmel Licenses Sensinode's 6LoWPAN Software Stack for Use in Ultra-Low Power Wireless Hardware Platforms Collaboration Allows Designers Using Atmel's Ultra-low-power Hardware Platforms and Sensinode's 6LoWPAN Software Stacks to Develop Devices for the 'Internet of Things' Wednesday, June 5, 2013 Atmel maXTouch T-Series Single-Chip Controllers Power Touchscreens for Multiple New ASUS Tablets and Ultrabooks With an Adaptive Sensing Architecture, Atmel's T Series Allows Users to Experience Superior Touch Performance and Noise Immunity with Longer Battery Life on Windows 8 Compatible ASUS Devices Wednesday, June 5, 2013 Atmel ARM- and AVR-based Microcontrollers Power Secret Labs' Ultra-low-power Smart Watch The 'AGENT' Smart Watch Delivers More Power Efficiency for Users and Simplicity for Third Party Application Development with Atmel MCUs Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Atmel Receives Best Partner Award from ASUS Award Highlights Atmel's Innovative Products and Exceptional Customer Service and Technical Support Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Samsung Selects Atmel's Low-power Sensor Hub MCU for Galaxy S4 For More Responsive End-User Experiences Sensor Hub Management Solution Featuring Atmel picoPower Technology Gives Galaxy S4 Users the Ability to Enjoy Real-time Sensor Data and Lower Power Consumption Monday, May 13, 2013 Atmel Introduces Industry's First Ultra-low Power Single-Chip Touch Controller for Touchscreens Up to 15.6 Inches Next-Generation maXTouch T Series Brings High-Performance Adaptive Architecture and Intuitive User Interface Solutions Including maXStylus and maXFusion Monday, April 29, 2013 Atmel maXTouch S Controller Powers Touchscreen for Kyocera's Torque Smartphone for Rugged Environments Even in the most demanding environments, including moisture-intense environments, Atmel maXTouch Controller Delivers Exceptional Touchscreen Performance and Great User Experience Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Complete Development Tools Platform Further Simplifies MCU Design Process Atmel Launches Complete Hardware, Tools, Software and App Store Platform To Enable Embedded Designers to Quickly Bring MCU Designs to Market Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Kyocera Selects Atmel maXTouch Controllers To Power Touchscreens in Rise, Hydro and Digno S Smartphones Atmel maXTouch Controllers Deliver Flawless Touchscreen Performance In Three Popular Kyocera Smartphones for the US and Japan Markets Monday, April 1, 2013 Atmel Acquires IDT's Smart Metering Product Line To Broaden Smart Energy Portfolio Acquisition Completes Atmel Smart Energy Portfolio From the Analog Front-end to the Processor and Communications Stack Thursday, March 7, 2013 Atmel Expands Third-Party Ecosystem of Tools and Software Partners for Recently Launched ARM Cortex-A5 Processor-based Family Designers Gain Quick Access to a Variety of Easy-to-Use Tools Utilizing Android, Embedded Linux or Real-Time Operating Systems for Faster Time to Market Tuesday, February 26, 2013 Atmel Announces Ultra-low Power Transceiver to Support Phase-Difference Technology Complementing IEEE 802.15.4 Standards Unique Technology Enables Radio-based Distance Measurement in Wireless Sensor Network Using AT86RF233 Transceiver Supporting IEEE 802.15.4 2.4GHz Radio Signals Tuesday, February 26, 2013 Atmel Showcases Smart, Connected Applications From the Lab to the Digital Living Room at Embedded World 2013 Atmel Technology Experts to Speak on Building an Intelligent Lighting Control Network, Ultra-low Power System Designs and Automotive Applications Monday, February 25, 2013 Atmel Launches Unique Two-channel LED Drivers for High CRI Professional and Consumer Lamps MSL2021/23/24 Devices Deliver High Light Quality for Warm White High Color Rendering Index (CRI) LED Lamps with Industry's Most Efficient Power Management and Lowest Component Count Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Atmel Introduces New Family of Cortex-A5 Processor-Based MPUs For Embedded Industrial and Consumer Applications Delivering 850DMIPS, Lower Power Consumption, Under 200mW in Active Mode, and Robust Security Features, SAMA5D3 Series Are Backed by Rich Peripherals and Easy-to-use Design Tools Monday, February 4, 2013 Atmel Signs License Agreement with Exegin for ZigBee Stacks Design Use In Wireless Smart Grid Applications License Agreement Provides Smart Grid OEMs the Opportunity to Utilize Proven Atmel Smart Grid Solutions with ZigBee Support in Mesh Networks Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Atmel and Wasion Group To Develop PRIME PLC Smart Meter Solutions Tuesday, January 15, 2013 Atmel Expands ARM Cortex-M4 based Flash Microcontroller Family With New Advanced Connectivity Peripherals and Floating Point Unit Running at 120MHz, New SAM4E ARM Cortex-M4 Processor-Based MCUs Provide Ethernet and Dual-CAN Connectivity and Advanced Analog Capability Monday, January 14, 2013 Atmel and Celeno Collaborate on Wi-Fi Direct Remote Controls for Consumer Products Tuesday, January 8, 2013 ASUS Selects Atmel XSense Flexible Touch Sensor for Next-Generation Tablet First Tablet Featuring Film-based XSense Technology Monday, January 7, 2013 Atmel Expands Family of maXTouch S Controllers with Enhanced Nodes and Capabilities New Touch Controllers Enable Flawless User Experience, Even for Users with Gloves On, With Passive Stylus Support for Touchscreens in Smartphones, Superphones, eReaders and Tablets Monday, January 7, 2013 Atmel Establishes Strong Position in Ultra-Low Power Wi-Fi Market With Agreement to Acquire Ozmo, Inc. Acquisition Positions Company to Enable Growth of 'The Internet of Things' Wednesday, December 19, 2012 Atmel First to Achieve UL Certification for QTouch Capacitive Touch Controllers for Household Appliances UL Certification Enables Household Appliance OEMs to Achieve System-Level Certification More Rapidly Wednesday, December 5, 2012 Atmel maXTouch S Series Touchscreen Controllers Wins 2012 EDN China Innovation Award Monday, November 26, 2012 Samsung Selects Atmel's New Sensor Hub Solution for Galaxy Note II AVR UC3Lwith picoPower Technology Tailored for Sensor Hub Management to Enhance Users' Experience of Motion-Related Applications Including Gaming, Navigation and Virtual Reality with Real-Time Sensor Fusion Processing Monday, November 26, 2012 Atmel maXTouch Controllers Designed into More than 30 Windows 8 Products Atmel Re-enforces Touch Leadership, Provides Users of Windows 8 Devices a Superior Touch Experience Tuesday, November 20, 2012 Atmel Joins G3-PLC Alliance, Expanding Development in Standards-based Smart Grid Communications Monday, November 19, 2012 Atmel Introduces Miniature LIN Family with Lowest Power Consumption for Automotive Switch Scan and Ambient Lighting Applications Thursday, November 15, 2012 Atmel Launches Industry's First Integrated App Store And Collaboration Workspace Atmel Gallery Delivers Ecosystem that Significantly Reduces Time-to-Market for Embedded MCU Designs Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Atmel Delivers Industry's Lowest Power Wireless MCU for 2.4GHz ISM Band Applications ATmegaRFR2 Consumes 50 Percent Less Power than Nearest Competitor; Wireless Composer Available in Atmel Studio 6 Gallery to Further Accelerate Design Process Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Atmel maXTouch Controller Powers Touchscreen for Samsung's Galaxy S III 'Mini' Smartphone maXTouch mXT224S Controller Offers Seamless, Robust Touch Experience for Samsung's Latest Innovative Galaxy S III 'Mini' 4-inch Touchscreen Thursday, November 1, 2012 Atmel Delivers World's First Single-chip Solution that Integrates Touch And Sensor Hub Functionality to Enhance Users' Experience Single-chip Solutions Integrate maXTouch Controllers with maXFusion Technology; Enhances Gaming, Navigation and Virtual Reality Experiences for the User; Solutions Compatible with Both Windows 8 and Android-based Mobile Devices Monday, October 29, 2012 Atmel maXTouch Controllers Power Touchscreens for Samsung's New Smart PCs Designed for Windows 8 Atmel's maXTouch mXT1664S Touchscreen Controller and Windows 8 Deliver A Superior User Experience Tuesday, October 23, 2012 Atmel Expands Automotive-Qualified maXTouch Controller Family for In-Car Control Systems Industry's First Touch Solution for Gloved Finger Operation Now Supports Touchpads Up to 7 Inches in Automobiles Thursday, October 11, 2012 Atmel Launches MCU-Based RF Transceiver IC Family with Industry's Lowest Power Consumption and Leading RF Performance Ideal for Long-Range Car Access and Smart RF Systems, the New Devices' Flexibility Help to Reduce Production Time and Cost Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Atmel and Labelec SA (EDP) Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Development of PRIME-Compliant Smart Metering Solutions Industry's First MoU Between Distribution System Operator and Technology Provider Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Atmel Showcases World's First Cortex-M4 Processor-Based Single-Chip Solution for PRIME Smart Metering Applications New Solution Delivers Unprecedented Level of System Integration, Low Power and High Performance Visit Atmel at the Metering Billing/CRM Europe Show in Booth #A31 in Amsterdam, Netherlands Tuesday, October 9, 2012 Atmel's New Highly Configurable 8-Channel LED Driver Family For Monitors and Industrial LCD Panel Backlighting Atmel MSL3080/86/88 with Boost Controller, I2C Interface and 60mA/channel Internal Current Sinks Allow 12-bit Dimming Range Monday, October 1, 2012 Atmel Completes Sale of Serial Flash Product Families to Adesto Technologies Monday, October 1, 2012 New Atmel Cortex-M4 MCUs Consume 66% Less Power, Provide Highest Efficiency Devices Runs 90uA/MHz in Active Mode, Delivers 28 CoreMark/mA, Consumes 1.5uA in Sleep Mode with Full RAM Retention and 1.5us Wake-up Time Monday, September 24, 2012 Samsung Selects Atmel maXTouch S Controller To Power Galaxy Note's 10.1 Inch Touchscreen Expanding Samsung's Galaxy Line-up, Atmel's maXTouch mXT1664S Drives the New Galaxy Note 10.1 Inch Touchscreen Tuesday, September 11, 2012 Atmel Introduces First Reconfigurable Processor That Enables On-the-Fly Adjustment of Space Applications Extends Product Line with Over 30 Years of Flight Heritage, New ATF697FF Solution Includes Atmel RAD Hard Processor and FPGA to Reduce Overall System Costs and PCB Area Monday, July 16, 2012 Atmel's New Serial EEPROM Product Families with Unique Identifiers Simplify Design and Lower Cost of Internet-Connected Products Compatible with All Atmel MCUs, New Serial EEPROM Devices with 48- and 64-Bit MAC/EUI and 128-Bit Pre-programmed Serial Numbers Help Designers Bring Internet-Connected Products to Market Faster and Simplify the Serialization of Mass Production Products Monday, July 9, 2012 Atmel Next-Generation LF RFID Transponder Provides Maximum Flexibility for Consumer and Industrial Identification Applications Unique AFE Register Offers Prime System Performance and Easy Design and Production Monday, July 2, 2012 Atmel First to Deliver Industry's Highest Density Embedded Flash Cortex-M4 Processor-based MCU Offering 2MB of Embedded Flash, Atmel's Cortex-M4 Processor-based MCU Includes Best-In-Class Low Power Consumption at 200uA/MHz in Active Mode Thursday, June 28, 2012 Ocular's 17.0-inch Crystal Touch: TRUE Multi-Touch Receives Best in Show Award Society for Information Display selects Ocular as award winner at Display Week 2012 Tuesday, June 19, 2012 Atmel First to Achieve Certification for ZigBee Light Link, Golden Units for Lighting Reference Based on Atmel's High-Performance, Low-Power ATmega128RFA1 AVR MCU, the new ZigBee Light Link Reference Implementation Enables Designers to Differentiate and Bring their Lighting Control Solutions to Market Faster Wednesday, May 30, 2012 Atmel Showcases Latest Arduino Development Boards Using Atmel AVR and ARM Processor-Based MCUs Visit Atmel at the San Mateo Maker Faire in Booth #82, May 19-20 Saturday, May 19, 2012 Ingenico Selects Atmel maXTouch Touchscreen Controllers for Ultra-Compact Portable Payment Terminals Ingenico's iWL200 Series Provides the Market's Most Compact Touch-Enabled Wireless Terminals Monday, May 14, 2012 Atmel Launches Low-Power, Secure AES-128-based Transponder for Car Key Fob Applications Based on Atmel Low-Power AVR Microcontroller and Optimized LF Immobilizer Interface, the Device Ensures Reliable Engine Start Functionality Wednesday, April 18, 2012 Atmel 2.4GHz Low-Power RF Transceiver Redefines Lowest Power Consumption for Industrial Applications Offering 60 Percent Lower Power Consumption than Nearest Competitor, New 2.4GHz Atmel AT86RF233 Transceiver Expands into Battery-Operated Applications Including Utility Meters, Industrial Monitoring and Control Systems, and Energy-Harvesting Equipment Monday, April 16, 2012 Atmel Unveils XSense - Revolutionary Flexible Touch Sensors that Enable a New Era of Capacitive Touchscreen Designs XSense Technology Delivers Breakthrough Performance for a New Generation of Touch-Enabled Products that are Thinner, Lighter, Edgeless and Curved; Special Investor Conference Call Today at 8 a.m. Pacific Time to Discuss XSense Wednesday, April 4, 2012 Arrow Electronics Announces Supply Channel Agreement with Ocular Arrow to provide Ocular touch panel products featuring Atmel maXTouch technology Tuesday, April 3, 2012 Atmel to Showcase Power-Efficient Microcontroller Solutions for Industrial and Consumer Applications at ESC DESIGN West 2012 Meet with Atmel Technology Experts and See Live Demos in Booth #916, Atmel Technical Theater Presentations Featured on the Hour Friday, March 23, 2012 Atmel Broadens Popular AVR MCU Family: More Memory, Connectivity, Integration and Ultra-Low Power 14 New Devices Deliver Wider Design Opportunities to Broad Range of Application Areas Including Consumer Electronics, Capacitive Touch, Utility Metering, Home Automation and Medical Monday, March 12, 2012 Atmel maXStylus Active Stylus Wins Prestigious ACE Award from EE Times China China's Electronic Design Community Endorses Atmel maXStylus Technology Via Online Public Vote Thursday, March 1, 2012 Atmel Simplifies MCU Design with New Atmel Studio 6, Expands ARM Cortex-M Series Processor Portfolio Atmel Studio 6 Integrates ARM and AVR Design in Single Environment, 40 New Atmel SAM3 Devices Deliver More Scalability, Cost-Efficiency and Connectivity Monday, February 27, 2012 Atmel's maXTouch Controllers Enable Touch Capabilities for In-Car Control Systems New Automotive-Qualified maXTouch Devices Support Shieldless Sensor Designs, Reduce System Complexity, and Enable Multi-Touch Gestures Including Gloved Finger Operation Monday, February 27, 2012 Atmel Introduces LED Driver that Enhances LCD TV Picture Quality, Eliminates 3D Ghosting, Enriches Video Gaming Compact, 16-string LED Driver Family Offers 20% Lower Power, Flexible Dimming Modes - Bundled with AVR Microcontrollers and Firmware, Total Solution Delivers Superior System Performance Monday, February 13, 2012 Atmel's Next-Generation maXTouch S Series Touchscreen Controllers Enable a New Class of Mobile Products New maXTouch S Series Sets the Highest Standard for Touchscreen Performance By Eliminating the Impact of System Noise, Enabling Slim Sensors, and Supporting Active and Passive Stylus Monday, January 09, 2012 Atmel Technology to Power Samsung's Focus Flash and Focus S Touchscreens Atmel's maXTouch Provides Samsung's New Devices with Market-Leading Performance, Quality and Uncompromised Noise Elimination Tuesday, December 20, 2011 Atmel Broadens Portfolio of Lowest Power, Highest Performance 32-bit AVR UC3 Microcontroller Solutions 13 New 32-bit Devices in 3 Different Product Series Target a Broad Range of Applications Including Ultra-Low Power, High-Speed Communication, Security and Capacitive Touch Wednesday, December 07, 2011 Atmel Launches Complete Digital Audio Platform for Consumer Applications Offers designers a complete, easy-to-use platform including firmware, hardware and licensing agreement for audio applications Wednesday, November 23, 2011 Atmel Launches Cost Effective LF RFID IC for Animal Identification Applications Device delivers increased flexibility, shorter lead-time and faster time to market Wednesday, November 16, 2011 Atmel Delivers Capacitive Touch Controller with Industry's Best Proximity Sensing Range Low-power Atmel QTouch controller offers proximity sensing range of over 10 inches for a more intuitive user touch experience Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Atmel Launches Industry's First Single-package Microcontroller with LF-RFID Reader Enables small, low-cost RFID readers and programmers with only a few external components Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Atmel Revolutionizes Touch User Experience with Industry's Highest Performing Stylus for Tablets and Handsets New active stylus solution delivers unprecedented capabilities including Windows 8 compatibility, 1mm stylus tip, and simultaneous touch and stylus operation Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Atmel Samples First ARM Cortex-M4 based Flash Microcontroller; Unveils Fifth-Generation Family New ARM processor-based SAM4 family offers the market's highest Cortex-M Flash memory density of 2MB, 192KB SRAM and best-in-class code protection Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Atmel Reduces Total System Cost by Integrating LCD Controller into Popular AVR XMEGA Family Leader in MCUs adds LCD controller and USB to provide designers with a flexible, ultra-low power, high- performance solution for home automation, metering and industrial applications - New $29 easy-to-use evaluation kit accelerates development time Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Atmel Launches Power-Efficient Multi-String LED Drivers Atmel LED driver family offers intelligent control for backlighting and solid state lighting markets; Combination of new LED drivers with Atmel AVR and ARM-based MCUs offer optimal power efficiency, flexibility networking ability and lower BOM Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Atmel Rolls Out Highly Integrated SiP Device for Automotive LIN Networking Applications Committed to the automotive industry for over 25 years, Atmel brings the combination of LIN SBC and 32k AVR IC in a Single Package to Reduce Overall Cost and Board Space Wednesday, October 19, 2011 Atmel Launches Low-power RF Transceiver for Cost-sensitive Consumer Applications Atmel AT86RF232 transceiver offers low-power, antenna diversity and security support for ISM, IEEE 802.15.4 and ZigBee RF4CE standards Monday, October 17, 2011 Atmel maXTouch mXT1386 Powers Touchscreen for Lenovo's IdeaPad TabletK1 Atmel maXTouch delivers robust touchscreen experience with faster response time, better battery life and higher performance for sleek Lenovo IdeaPad TabletK1 with preloaded apps and 32GB of storage Monday, October 10, 2011 Atmel Launches Industry's Smallest Low-frequency RF IDIC Package for Direct Coil Mounting Includes small XDFN package, extended read/write distance, increased reliability and robustness, and simplified production Tuesday, October 04, 2011 Atmel maXTouch E Series Powers Samsung's Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab 7.7 Touchscreens Worldwide shipments of industry-leading maXTouch E Series controllers surpass 15 million units Monday, October 03, 2011 Atmel Launches Secure, Ultra-low Power AES-128 AVR MCU with Immobilizer for Car Key Fob Applications Increased battery life based on best-in-class current consumption Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Atmel and Redpine Signals Collaborate to Provide Ultra-Low-Power 802.11n Wi-Fi Capability for AVR and ARM-based Microcontrollers Community of 100K+ designers for Atmel AVR and ARM-based microcontrollers can now easily implement wireless connectivity with Redpine Signals' 802.11n solutions for industrial and residential applications Tuesday, September 27, 2011 Atmel and Arduino Collaborate on AVR and ARM-based Development Platforms See the latest platforms based on Atmel products in the Atmel-sponsored Arduino Pavilion located in Queens, New York, September 17 and 18 Listen to Atmel Open Source Community Manager Eric Weddington present "Open Source AVR Toolchain Past, Present and Future" at 2:00 pm PT on September 17 and 18 in the 'Make Live Stage' at the Maker Faire Friday, September 16, 2011 Atmel Industry-Leading maXTouch Controllers Support Windows 8 Atmel maXTouch mXT1386 controller is first to provide users with faster response, higher performance, lower power and overall better touch interface for touch tablets, PCs and notebooks on Windows 8 Tuesday, September 13, 2011 Atmel Launches Home Appliance-Certified QTouch Capacitive Touch Controllers New family of capacitive touch controllers for buttons, sliders and wheels are IEC/EN 60730-certified for the growing home appliance market Monday, September 12, 2011 Atmel Launches Industry's First LIN Transceivers in DFN Packages to Enable Smaller Footprint Atmel single- and dual-LIN transceivers offer smaller packaging and wettable flanks to enable overall lower system cost Wednesday, September 07, 2011 Atmel maXTouch mXT224E Powers Touchscreen for Samsung Galaxy S II Smartphone maXTouch mXT224E delivers flawless touchscreen experience on thinner screens through "on-cell" resulting in sleeker, lighter handsets - Atmel's unmatched technology continues to deliver industry-leading responsiveness, better battery life and brighter displays for breakthrough consumer devices Monday, August 01, 2011 Atmel Launches Ultra-low power, 8/16-bit AVR XMEGA Series with USB and High-precision Analog Atmel, leader in MCUs, offers new AVR XMEGA family with increased throughput, industry's lowest power consumption, And highest integration to lower overall system cost for high-end 8/16-bit MCUs Wednesday, July 13, 2011 Atmel Samples SAM3S16 ARM-based Microcontroller With 1MB Embedded Flash Atmel SAM3S16 with Cortex-M3 MCU achieves industry's lowest dynamic power consumption with 30mA @ 100MHz operation Monday, July 11, 2011 Atmel Expands maXTouch E-Series Family for Cameras, Feature Phones and Other High-volume Markets New maXTouch mXT112E family combines key features of proven maXTouch technology to serve fast growing, high-volume 2.8 to 3.5-inch touchscreen market, including digital still cameras, feature phones, gaming consoles, GPS and more Tuesday, June 28, 2011 Atmel Named Winner in Semiconductors and Electronic Components Category for TechAmerica Foundation American Technology Awards Atmel Named Winner in Semiconductors and Electronic Components Category for TechAmerica Foundation American Technology Awards Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Atmel Launches JTAGICE3 In-circuit Debugger and Programmer Connecting seamlessly to Atmel AVR Studio 5 and all Atmel 8- and 32-bit AVR MCUs, JTAGICE3 offers a faster, smaller and more robust in-circuit debugger Monday, June 20, 2011 Atmel Sensors Xplained Software Drivers and AVR MCUs Accelerate Development of Sensor-based Designs Combination of Atmel AVR MCUs, Sensors Xplained software and collaboration with leading sensor companies accelerates driver and calibration support for consumer, industrial and medical applications Wednesday, June 15, 2011