Atmel Overview

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Atmel Corporation is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of microcontrollers, capacitive touch solutions, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory  and radio frequency (RF) components. Leveraging one of the industry's broadest intellectual property (IP) technology portfolios, Atmel® provides the electronics industry with complete system solutions focused on industrial, consumer, security, communications, computing and automotive markets.

 

 

Embedded Processing

 

Atmel® microcontrollers deliver a rich blend of highly efficient integrated designs, proven technology, and groundbreaking innovation that is ideal for today's smart, connected products. In this era of the Internet of Things (IoT), microcontrollers comprise a key technology that fuels machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. Building on decades of experience and industry leadership, Atmel offers proven architectures that are optimized for low power, high-speed connectivity, optimal data bandwidth and rich interface support. By using our wide variety of configuration options, developers can devise complete system solutions for all kinds of applications. Atmel microcontrollers can also support seamless integration of capacitive touch technology to implement buttons, sliders and wheels. In addition, Atmel microcontrollers (MCUs) deliver wireless and security support. No matter what your market or device, Atmel offers a compelling solution that is tailored to your needs—today and tomorrow.

 

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Product Families


AVR Solutions - AVR | AVR32

 

 

Atmel AVR® 8- and 32-bit microcontrollers deliver a unique combination of performance, power efficiency, and design flexibility. Optimized to speed time to market, and easily adapt to new ones, they are based on the industry’s most code-efficient architecture for C and assembly programming. The extensive AVR portfolio makes it easy to reuse knowledge when improving your products and expanding to new markets.

 

32-bit AVR UC3 8/16-bit AVR XMEGA 8-bit megaAVR 8-bit tinyAVR
  • The world's most efficient 32-bit microcontroller
  • General Purpose
  • 16-512KB Flash
  • 48-144 pins
  • Up to 66 MHZ
  • 1.5 MIPS/MHz 
  • picoPower
  • Sleep Walking
  • FlashVault
  • DMA
  • Event System
  • Self Programming 
  • Xtreme performance 8-bit
  • General Purpose
  • 16-384KB Flash
  • 44-100-1414P-100044-100-1414P-1000 pins
  • Up to 32 MHz
  • 1.0 MIPS/MHz 
  • picoPower
  • SleepWalking
  • DMA
  • Event System
  • EEPROM
  • Self Programming
  • More peripherals and options
  • General PurposeLighting LCD
  • 4-256KB Flash
  • 28-100-pins
  • Up to 20 MHz
  • 1.0 MIPS/MHz
  • QTouch
  • picoPower
  • SleepWalking
  • EEPROM
  • Self Programming
  • Small and powerful
  • General PurposeLimited board space
  • 0.5 – 8KB Flash
  • 6-32 pins
  • Up to 20MHz
  • 1.0 MIPS/MHz
  • QTouch
  • EEPROM
  • 0.7V Operation

 

 


 

ARM Solution

 

Atmel offers a wide range of industry-leading AT91SAM ARM-based Flash MCUs and eMPU solutions. This broad portfolio of 32-bit ARM® solutions can meet the needs of virtually any device or marketplace. Flexible and highly integrated, Atmel ARM-based solutions are designed to optimize system control, wired and wireless connectivity, user interface management, low power, and ease of use.

 


 

MCU Wireless

 

To support today's increasingly connected applications, Atmel offers a complete line of IEEE 802.15.4-compliant and ZigBee® certified wireless solutions. They are based on the Atmel rich family of RF transceivers, AVR and ARM microcontrollers, as well as single chip wireless microcontrollers.

 


 

8051 Architecture


Atmel has a rich portfolio of microcontrollers based on the 8051 instruction set combines proven technology with the latest features and functionality. Developers can choose from 8-bit microcontrollers based on the powerful, low-power Single-Cycle AT89LP core, as well as MCS-51® industry standard socket drop-in devices—all featuring advanced Flash technologies.