Atmel Corporation is a global leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing advanced semiconductors including microcontroller (MCU), programmable logic, and nonvolatile memory. By combining these core technologies, Atmel meets the evolving and growing needs of today's electronic system design engineer through the production of general purpose and application specific system level integrated chips. Atmel's world class expertise and wealth of experience in system-level integration enable all of Atmel's products to be developed from their constituent blocks with minimum delay and risk.
Atmel offers a free QTouch® library for embedding capacitive touch buttons, sliders and wheels functionality into your general-purpose AVR® microcontroller applications. The easy-to-use QTouch Suite allows you to explore, develop and debug your own touch applications. If you prefer to use fixed functional capacitive touch controllers for your products, Atmel also offers fixed functional devices.
Providing several library files for each device, supporting different numbers of touch channels, the QTouch Library opens up for high flexibility and efficiency in your touch application. By selecting the library file supporting the number of channels needed, you will gain a more compact and efficient code using less RAM. The following number of channels is supported depending on your choice of microcontroller:
Atmel's SAM4E-EK Evaluation Board is an evaluation kit for the rapid development of the Atmel SAM4E microcontroller. It is based on the integration of an ARM® Cortex™-M4 processor with on-board NAND Flash and a set of popular peripherals. This evaluation board is designed to provide a high performance processor evaluation solution with high flexibility for various kinds of applications.
Atmel's SAMA5Dxx ARM Cortex-A5 eMPU Evaluation Kits are full-featured evaluation platforms for the Atmel SAMA5Dxx embedded microprocessors. Each consists of a main board, a computer module equipped with a SAMA5Dxx processor, and a display module. Each kit is supported by the SAMA5D3 Softpack, a free set of bare metal C examples, and is delivered with on-board demos for Lunix and Qt-based GUI. These kits allow users to extensively evaluate, prototype and create applications that require graphics, audio, mass storage, networking, connectivity and more.
Atmel's I2C (2-wire) Serial EEPROMs are compatible byte and page writable Serial EEPROMs designed to provide simple, yet flexible data storage for the industry’s most popular microcontroller, microprocessor, and SoC solutions. Devices have ultra high write endurance capabilities allowing for greater than 1 million write cycles to each and every memory location to meet the needs of today’s high write endurance applications. These new devices include factory programmed 128-bit serial number which does not consume any of the user read/write area.
Atmel SAM9CN11 / SAM9CN12 ARM926™ processor-based microcontrollers (MCUs) target cost-sensitive applications that require security features in addition to graphics LCD and user interface software. SAM9CN11 and SAM9CN12 expand Atmel's existing ARM® processor-based portfolio by offering an anti-counterfeiting solution. These ARM926 microprocessors support secure boot and a hardware cryptographic engine required for secured applications. These new devices also include an extensive set of communication peripherals with full-speed USB host and device, up to seven UARTS, multiple SPI, I²C, and one SDIO/SDCard/MMC interface. These Atmel devices support SDRAM for low system cost and DDR2 memory for more memory-intensive applications.
Atmel ATSAM4L-EK Evaluation Kit lets designers quickly evaluate and develop code for applications running on Atmel SAM4L Cortex™-M4 microcontrollers (MCUs). These new Atmel MCUs consume just one-third the power of currently available solutions. Atmel ATSAM4L-EK evaluation board features an embedded debugger, dedicated circuitry to measure the power consumption of your application, LCD, USB, capacitive touch functionality, and more. This ATSAM4L-EK kit also offers expansion headers to plug in Atmel extension boards so you can easily add gyrometers, accelerometers, Wi-Fi, and ZigBee.
Atmel has expanded their offering of CryptoAuthenication™ Chips to include additional products with the I2C interface and in a variety of compact packages. These devices all feature secure authentication and key exchange, superior SHA-256 hash algorithm, and are best in class 256 bit key length. With these chips, developers can easily implement secure key/data storage at a very cost-effective price. Atmel has also expanded it's offering of Secure Personalization Kits for CryptoAuthenication™.
Atmel CryptoAuthenication Chips feature secure authentication and
key exchange, superior SHA-256 hash algorithm, and are best in class
256 bit key length. Atmel CryptoAuthenication family includes
protection from clones, can be used to validate battery packs, ability
to authenticate, and can secure data storage at a very cost-effective
View the entire offering of Atmel CryptoAuthenication™ devices.
Atmel SAM3 Cortex™-M3 Microcontrollers have been expanded with four new versions of the SAM3 line. The Atmel® entry point into ARM® Cortex™ M3 technology, the SAM3N intelligently combines high-performance architecture, peripherals and power–saving techniques to deliver uncompromised performance. The Atmel® SAM3S Cortex™ M3 Flash MCU integrates features to simplify system design and reduce power consumption down to 2.3 mW at 1 MHz, 1.45mW/MHz at 64 MHz operation and 1.6 uA in backup mode with the RTC running. The SAM3S is the ideal migration path to a more powerful and feature-rich MCU. SAM3X ARM® Cortex™-M3 Flash-based microcontroller (MCU) brings more connectivity to the SAM3 family by adding Ethernet, dual CAN and high-speed USB (HS USB) MiniHost and device with on-chip physical layer (PHY). SAM3A ARM® Cortex™-M3 Flash-based microcontroller (MCU) features connectivity peripherals including a dual CAN interface and high-speed USB (HS USB) MiniHost and device with on-chip physical layer (PHY).
View the entire Atmel SAM3 Cortex™-M3 Microcontroller line.
Atmel's AT86RF212 / AT86RF23x AVR® Transceivers have added their 3rd generation 2.4GHz IEEE 802.15.4-compliant RF transceiver. The Atmel AT86RF233 transceiver offers 60 percent lower power consumption than its closest competitors. At the same time, the 2.4GHz transceiver improves the superior RF performance for which Atmel's RF products are widely renowned, making it ideal for products such as gas and water meters, monitoring and control systems, and energy-harvesting equipment. This feature-rich and extremely low power device from Atmel is designed for industrial and consumer ZigBee/IEEE 802.15.4, IPv6/6LoWPAN and high data rate 2.4GHz ISM band applications.
View the entire AT86RF212 / AT86RF23x AVR Transceiver family
Atmel's ATtiny1634 8-Bit AVR© Microcontroller is based on the AVR® enhanced RISC architecture. By executing powerful instructions in a single clock cycle, the ATtiny1634 achieves throughputs approaching 1 MIPS per MHz allowing the system designer to optimize power consumption versus processing speed. The AVR® core combines a rich instruction set with 32 general purpose working registers. All 32 registers are directly connected to the Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU), allowing two independent registers to be accessed in a single instruction, executed in one clock cycle. The resulting architecture is compact and code efficient while achieving throughputs up to ten times faster than conventional CISC microcontrollers.
Atmel SAM9 Series of ARM926-based Microprocessors are built
on the powerful ARM926™ core. Designed to complement the ARM926™ core,
these flexible devices deliver a rich combination of peripherals in a
highly integrated design. The high bandwidth architecture is based on a
multi-layer bus matrix, multiple DMA channels and external bus interface
to ensure internal and external data flows with minimum processor
overhead. Integrated power management techniques preserve the power
budget and reduce BOM cost.
Atmel has expanded the AVR 32-Bit UC3 Microcontrollers to include the L Series which is Atmel's first picoPower® 32-bit microcontroller, and offers a wide range of innovative technical features, the D Series which is an entry-level 32-bit microcontroller that offers designers a rich feature set of devices, and the Audio Series which allows the execution of Atmel licensed Audio firmware IPs.
The Atmel 32-bit AVR® UC3 takes efficiency to a new level, going beyond high performance and low power consumption. Native fixed point DSP support, dual port SRAM, multi layer data bus, peripheral DMA controller, peripheral event system and intelligent peripherals move performance and power consumption to the next step. The peripheral DMA controller and multi-layer high-speed bus architecture make the UC3 microcontrollers ideal for high throughput applications. Intelligent peripherals and dynamic power control make UC3 devices the obvious choice for portable and battery-powered applications.
View the entire Atmel AVR® AT32UC3 AVR 32-Bit MCU Family.
The Atmel AVR xMEGA®-A3BU Evaluation Kit is a hardware platform to evaluate the Atmel ATxmega256A3BU microcontroller. The Atmel AVR xMEGA®-A3BU Evaluation Kit features analog sensors, an analog filter, an Atmel® AVR® ATxmega256A3BU microcontroller, FSTN LCD display with 128x32 pixels resolution, and a battery backup.
Atmel AVR xMEGA Microcontroller Evaluation Kit is a hardware platform to evaluate the Atmel ATxmega128B1 microcontrollers. The Atmel AVR XMEGA®-A3BU Evaluation Kit features a FSTN LCD display with 128x32 pixels resolution, analog sensors, an analog filter, an Atmel® AVR® ATxmega256A3BU microcontroller, and a battery backup. The Atmel AVR xMEGA®-B1 Evaluation Kit is easy to reprogram with just a USB cable and a pre-programmed boot loader, features an easy to debug code with PDI-based debugger/emulator, and can be used with Atmel® AVR® STK®600, Atmel AVR JTAGICE 3, ATMEL AVR JTAGICE mkII, and Atmel AVR ONE.
Atmel CryptoAuthenication Chips feature secure authentication and key exchange, superior SHA-256 hash algorithm, and are best in class 256 bit key length. Atmel CryptoAuthenication family includes protection from clones, can be used to validate battery packs, ability to authenticate, and can secure data storage at a very cost-effective price.
Atmel AT30TS75x Temperature Sensors offer user-selectable
temperature resolutions from 9 to 12 bits, user-programmable high and
low temperature limits, power-saving shutdown and one-shot modes, and
I2C high speed mode compatibility. AT30TS75x Temperature Sensors contain
nonvolatile registers to allow user configuration settings to be
permanently retained across power cycles for improved system
reliability. In addition, the AT30TSE752 / 4 / 8 Temperature Sensors offer 2-, 4-, or 8-Kbits, respectively, of integrated serial EEPROM for storing critical customer product data, and are also drop-in replacements for standalone 2-, 4-, or 8-Kbit I2C serial EEPROMs. The Atmel AT30TS75x Temperature Sensors provide
an ideal solution for any consumer, industrial, computer, or medical
application requiring a high level of system performance and product
safety and reliability. Atmel Digital Temperature Sensors Evaluation Starter Kit utilizes the Atmel AT30TK175 adapter board to allow users to experiment and develop with the Atmel AT30TSE002B, AT30TS75, AT30TS750, and AT30TSE758 digital temperature sensors. The AT30TK175 daughterboard interfaces with the Atmel AT88Microbase Board (included
in the kit) to provide communication to a PC via a USB interface,
allowing designers to learn and experiment with the temperature sensor
demonstration utility. In addition, Atmel Digital Temperature Sensors Evaluation Starter Kit supports a modular approach, enabling the AT30TK175 daughterboard to connect directly to an Atmel STK® series AVR development platform to easily add temperature monitoring capabilities to applications.
Atmel SAM4S ARM Cortex™-M4 Flash Microcontrollers (MCUs) extend the Atmel Cortex-M portfolio to offer increased performance and power efficiency and higher memory densities with up to 2MB of Flash and 160KB of SRAM. Atmel SAM4S MCUs offer a rich peripheral set for connectivity, system control, and analog interfacing. Devices are pin-to-pin and software compatible with SAM3 and SAM3N Cortex-M3 processor-based microcontrollers (MCUs), offering a smooth upwards migration path for performance and memory size. The SAM4S operates at 120MHz and integrates Atmel's Flash read accelerator and optional cache memory to increase system performance. These devices feature a multi-layer bus matrix, multi-channel direct memory access (DMA) and distributed memory to support high data rate communication. The SAM4S series achieves 200µA/MHz in dynamic mode at a low operating frequency; and 1µA at 1.8V in back-up mode with the real-time clock (RTC) running.
Atmel LED Drivers are system-centric, mixed-signal LED driver ICs. They serve the broad-based and rapidly growing backlighting and solid-state lighting markets with applications that include LCD TVs, PC monitors, specialty panels (industrial, military, medical, avionics, etc.), and general illumination. Atmel LED Drivers utilize a proprietary and patented combination of analog and digital circuit techniques. Additionally, by delivering a system-centric approach, these advanced devices provide solutions for local and global dimming, power management, signal conditioning, and smart interfacing. This allows electronic equipment manufacturers to significantly enhance product features, while improving power efficiency, reliability, and cost/performance.
Atmel AT89LP52 8-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) are single-cycle devices with 8KB In-System Programmable (ISP) Flash. Atmel AT89LP52 MCUs feature 12-clock compatibility mode, 256 bytes of Flash data memory, and 256 bytes of RAM. These Atmel MCUs have an enhanced 8051 architecture that provides up to 20MIPS throughput at 20MHz clock frequency, dual data pointers, and 4-level interrupt priority.
Atmel Xplained Evaluation Kits are designed to be plug compatible with all Atmel Xplain MCU boards, providing a wide range of microcontroller performance depending on the application needs. Atmel Xplained Evaluation Kits are interfaced via the I2C serial digital interface connected through a common header that is compatible with the full range of Atmel Xplain MCU boards.
Atmel ZigBit™ Series Wireless Modules are ultra-compact, low-power, high-sensitivity IEEE 802.15.4/ZigBee® OEM modules based on Atmel's mixed-signal hardware platform. Atmel ZigBit™ Series Wireless Modules, which occupy less than a square inch of space, are designed for wireless sensing, control and data acquisition applications. These ZigBit modules eliminate the need for costly and time-consuming RF development and shorten time to market for a wide range of wireless applications. Based on a solid combination of Atmel's latest MCU Wireless hardware platform, the ZigBit offers superior radio performance, ultra-low power consumption, and exceptional ease of integration.Atmel ZigBit™ Series Wireless Modules are compatible with the robust IEEE 802.15.4/ZigBee stack that supports a self-healing, self-organizing mesh network, while optimizing network traffic and minimizing power consumption. Atmel offers two stack configurations: BitCloud and SerialNet. BitCloud is a ZigBee PRO certified software development platform supporting reliable, scalable, and secure wireless applications running on Atmel's ZigBit modules. SerialNet allows programming of the module via serial AT-command interface.