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Where does your company fit in the Internet of Things technology trend? How will you benefit from the projected growth?
Sander Arts – Vice President, Marketing, Atmel Where does your company fit in the Internet of Things technology trend? How will you…
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Great article, thanks for sharing. I've always liked Sander's writing. Oh, and it's great to see you back on Google+! Look forward to more awesome posts.
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From the 3rd to the 5th of October all the Arduino crew will be staying in Rome for the European Maker Faire hosting more than 500 makers from all over the world! You can come and visit us in one of the 3 main areas (Arduino booth, Arduino Store, Arduino Activities) of the fair dedicated to ...
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Now that is something I wish I could see! Have fun over there!
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Atmel has agreed to buy wireless chip maker Newport Media for $140 million as part of a move into smart connected devices with applications with the internet of things.
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Gartner sees a 30-fold increase for the IoT by 2020

The Internet of Things (IoT) is forecast to reach 26 billion installed units by 2020, up from 0.9 billion just five years ago. According to Michael Burkett, managing vice president at Gartner, the IoT will impact the information available to supply chain…
The Internet of Things (IoT) is forecast to reach 26 billion installed units by 2020, up from 0.9 billion just five years ago. According to Michael Burkett, managing vice president at Gartner, the ...
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Atmel's ToT hits the road for EELive!

After a successful Tech on Tour (ToT) stop in California’s sunny Napa Valley (ECEDHA), the Atmel Mobile Training Center is heading to EE Live! in San Jose. We’ll be at the McEnery Convention Center on 150 W San Carlos on Tuesday, April 1 – Thursday, April…
After a successful Tech on Tour (ToT) stop in California's sunny Napa Valley (ECEDHA), the Atmel Mobile Training Center is heading to EE Live! in San Jose. We'll be at the McEnery Convention Center...
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Agricultural monitoring with Atmel AVR

Calibit is a digital caliper equipped with an AVR-powered data logger that allows the device to efficiently monitor hectares of orchards. The datalogger – based on an 8-bit Atmel microcontroller (MCU) – features 128Kb EEPROM memory, LCD display, USB/UART…
Calibit is a digital caliper equipped with an AVR-powered data logger that allows the device to efficiently monitor hectares of orchards. The datalogger - based on an 8-bit Atmel microcontroller (M...
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Who thought a little chip would spur such a big movement? Taking a trip down memory lane to the very first AVR sample from 1997: http://bit.ly/1su3TLF 

#Atmel   #ThrowbackThursday   #TBT   #AVR   #MCU   #8bit  
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Atmel teams w/@Broadcom, @Dell, @Intel, @SamsungTweets and @WindRiver to accelerate the #IoT: http://bit.ly/1jkWUUt
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Open source rocks this pedalSHIELD

The open source pedalSHIELD – designed by J Rodriguez – made its debut in late 2013. The device, which plugs directly into an Atmel-powered Arduino Due (SAM3X8E ARM Cortex-M3), allows users to learn about digital signal processing, effects and…
The open source pedalSHIELD - designed by J Rodriguez - made its debut in late 2013. The device, which plugs directly into an Atmel-powered Arduino Due (SAM3X8E ARM Cortex-M3), allows users to lear...
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Building a modular infrared thermometer

Brian McEvoy has created a slick Arduino-based modular infrared thermometer. According to McEvoy, ESPeri.IRBud allows users to “associate an audible tone with a temperature from an infrared, contactless thermometer.” Key project components include:…
Brian McEvoy has created a slick Arduino-based modular infrared thermometer. According to McEvoy, ESPeri.IRBud allows users to "associate an audible tone with a temperature from an infrared, contac...
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Video: This vuvuzela is also a (soccer) remote

beIN has introduced a fully-functioning (and loud) vuvuzela that can also be used as a remote control. When the aptly-named GameChanger is blown, a mini microphone recognizes the vuvuzela sound signature, instructing the platform’s 8-bit, Atmel-based…
beIN has introduced a fully-functioning (and loud) vuvuzela that can also be used as a remote control. When the aptly-named GameChanger is blown, a mini microphone recognizes the vuvuzela sound sig...
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How IoT is transforming the data center

The rapidly evolving Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to have a significant impact on the data center market, its customers, technology providers, technologies, as well as sales and marketing models. 

Indeed, Gartner analysts estimate the IoT will…
The rapidly evolving Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to have a significant impact on the data center market, its customers, technology providers, technologies, as well as sales and marketing m...
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Co-Inventor of AVR, Atmel Vice President & General Manager of Touch Business Unit
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  • Co-inventor of the AVR® microcontroller architecture and holds several patents.
  • Currently serve as Vice President and General Manager of the Atmel Touch Business Unit.
  • Previously served as Vice President and General Manager of Atmel's Microcontroller Business Unit. 
  • Prior to this, was Managing Director for Atmel’s AVR Microcontroller Business. 
  • Have worked in the semiconductor industry since 1991 in design engineering, marketing and as a board member and chairman. 
  • Holds an M.S. degree from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Trondheim.
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Co-Inventor of AVR