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2013-12-24 12:22:09

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nominet Trust, one of the UK's leading funders of social technology ventures, recently kicked off an initiative to find and recognize the most inspiring applications of digital technology for social good. Unsurprisingly, the Atmel-powered Arduino made the 100 item list, with Charles Leadbeater, a Nominet Trust board member and NT100 project lead, describing Arduino as "LEGO for electronics." (Logo:...

2013-12-19 12:32:07

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel and Hillcrest Labs recently announced the expansion of their collaboration in the context of Atmel's Partner Program to deliver turn-key sensor hub solutions. As we've previously discussed on Bits & Pieces, sensor hubs are increasingly being used to offload sensor management from a main processor. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120530/SF15228LOGO) Essentially, the combination of Hillcrest's SH-1 sensor hub...

2013-12-18 23:01:27

The FT25C08A and FT25C32A are Two New Members of the Serial Peripheral Interface Family of Serial EEPROM Integrated Circuits Fremont, CA (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Fremont Micro Devices USA Inc. today announced the FT25C08A and FT25C32A Serial EEPROM integrated circuits. The 8k-bit and 32k-bit devices are two additional members of the Family of Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) non volatile memories which includes the FT25C16A and FT25C64A, 16k-bit and 64k-bit memory densities. The SPI...

2013-12-18 08:32:25

Freescale Semiconductor Selects Crank as Recommended Provider of UI Design Solutions for i.MX Platform OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Crank Software, an innovator in embedded user interface (UI) solutions, announced today that it has been named a Proven Partner in the Freescale® Semiconductor Connect partner program. Crank Software develops Storyboard Suite, a turnkey UI development software that makes it easy for i.MX users to build graphical UIs and ultimately get...

2013-12-11 08:35:48

Enabling high-end servo drives, solar central inverters and industrial UPS, new 32-bit MCU significantly boosts system execution and integrates differentiated analog in one chip HOUSTON, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Announcing the latest innovation in industrial real-time control, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today set the new performance standard with the new C2000(TM) Delfino(TM) 32-bit F2837xD microcontroller (MCU) in the F2837x series. With dual-core C28x processing capabilities...

2013-12-10 12:37:38

Enhance human-machine interface (HMI) experience in gaming, mobile and computer accessories, industrial control panels and consumer electronics DALLAS, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding its broad portfolio of capacitive touch solutions, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced the industry's most flexible haptics and capacitive touch combo solution on one chip. The new MSP430TCH5E haptics-enabled microcontrollers allow users to add vibrational feedback to all capacitive...

2013-12-09 08:32:54

Challenge Yourself. Enter Atmel's XSense Design Contest With Your Unique Designs Using This Revolutionary New Flexible Touch Sensor SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel(® )Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a global leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, has launched its "Bend Your Mind XSense Design Contest," which will run through June 2014. Atmel is searching for contestants from students to engineers, hobbyists, designers, fashionistas and more who...

2013-11-26 08:31:14

maXTouch Controllers Deliver Superior Touch Performance Even in Adverse Industrial Environments with High EMI SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel(® )Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced Siemens Industry Automation has selected Atmel's maXTouch(®) controller to power the touchscreen for Siemens' Simatic industrial flat panel. Atmel's maXTouch mXT1664S meets all the stringent requirements for...

2013-11-18 04:23:01

Designed for stringent industrial requirements, Spansion FM Family offers a range of high performance and low power solutions SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in embedded systems solutions, today announced a complete family of microcontrollers addressing high performance and low power needs for industrial applications such as factory automation, building management, inverter drives, smart meters, home appliances and medical devices....

2013-11-13 08:33:42

Continuing to Invest in Innovative Technologies to Bring More Differentiation to Popular 8-bit AVR MCUs SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 13 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel( )Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a global leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch solutions, today announced it has further expanded its low-power 8-bit tinyAVR(®) family with the ATtiny441 and ATtiny841. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120530/SF15228LOGO) Atmel is a leader in the 8-bit MCU market and the launch of...