Founded in 1984, Atmel is a worldwide leader in the design and
manufacture of microcontrollers, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile
memory and radio frequency (RF) components. Leveraging one of the industry's
broadest intellectual property (IP) technology portfolios, Atmel is able to
provide the electronics industry with complete system solutions. Focused on
consumer, industrial, security, communications, computing and automotive
markets, Atmel ICs can be found Everywhere You Are.
- editor's comments:- among other things Atmel makes
which provides plug-and-play host-side cryptographic security for embedded
systems. This plug-and-play convenience means that designers do not have to
design or test the cryptographic algorithms. The companion chip implements the
necessary algorithms and the entire protocol completely in hardware.
|In September 2015 it was
that Dialog Semiconductor will acquire Atmel for $4.6