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Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ:ATML) Addresses Customer Needs With New Metering Solutions

Boston, MA 10/16/2014 (wallstreetpr) – With the changing trends and adoption of smart energy applications in commercial, industrial and residential locations, Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ:ATML) developed a new series of metering products.

Expanding Portfolio

In a company’s press release, Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ:ATML) announced the introduction of new products to expand its Atmel | SMART Portfolio. The leading touch technology and microcontroller-based solutions provider has introduced new microcontroller (MCU) to suit the needs of commercial, industrial and residential applications. It added the SAM4C32 dual-core protected MCU to the existing line up containing applications such as the SAM4CMS32 and SAM4CMP32.


The new system-on-chip (SoC) solutions feature 2MB of dual-bank flash that is essentially cache-enabled. The new introductions are pin-pin compatible with the other 512 KB and 1MB devices in the present portfolio. Apart from this, Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ:ATML) claims that the SoC solutions will offer one of its kind scalability and design-reuse options. This advanced feature makes them ideal for the new-generation smart metering platforms.

Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ:ATML)’s SAM4Cx portfolio is designed on a dual-core 32-bit ARM® Cortex®-M4 architecture. It hosts a flexible firmware metrology competence of the 0.2 class accuracy. The feature fulfills all the criterion of the WELMEC necessary for the disintegration of legal metrology, communications and applications. All of the Atmel devices in this series are equipped with enhanced security features along with an LCD driver and low-power real-time clock. The devices also offer multiple serial interfacing capabilities that have the potential to provide the highest integration levels. The devices offer outstanding performance at low bill of material expenses.

Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ:ATML) seeks to address the increasing customer demands with the new additions to the existing portfolio. Several regions in Europe and Asia have witnessed a surge in the deployment of smart metering solutions. This has led to an inflated need of high-standard integration and scalability so as to maximize their R&D investment while lowering cost points.

Published by Steve Hackney

Steve Hackney is a corporate finance professional with over 14 years of experience in cash management and investing. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Florida State University and holds a Certified Treasury Professional certification. Steve lives in Orlando, Florida with his family.

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