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.
Corporate headquarters in San Jose, California
Founded in 1984
Highest growth major supplier of microcontrollers
Approximately 5,100 employees worldwide
World-class supplier of high-growth touch sensing solutions
Blue-chip customer base
We make your life easier. At home, at the office, on the road, or in the factory. Whether it’s communicating with your touchscreen smartphone, playing a game on your infotainment system or reducing energy consumption in your home, we are not only changing the way the world interacts with you, but how you interact with the world.
Atmel solutions enable unlimited possibilities for our customers to lead the markets they serve by creating products that are more powerful, smarter, energy efficient, lower cost and more versatile than ever before. Atmel is right at the heart of The Internet of Things, a highly intelligent, connected world where Internet-enabled devices will outnumber people. We make the best technology — you benefit from the best products.
Our microcontrollers and supporting products are used in many market segments including: industrial, consumer, communications, computing, automotive and more. With our broad portfolio of embedded microcontrollers, wireless ZigBee® technologies and serial memory products, we are targeting smart energy and smart grid markets to reduce energy consumption. With more and more electronics going into automobiles, we are providing advanced automotive and radio frequency (RF) solutions that make car electronics systems far more reliable, compact and economical.
We power smart, connected devices of all kinds and enable low-power and small-footprint solutions that are good for the environment. Our solutions are fueling machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and the “industrial Internet.”
Unlimited touch, Unlimited Possibilities
With the Atmel maXTouch® family of touchscreen controllers, we offer superior performance and low power consumption in a single integrated circuit. Our patented capacitive touch technology and algorithms, combined with an optimized and touch-sensing enabled Atmel AVR® microcontroller, provide an unlimited number of touches, fast response time, stylus support and low power consumption. These capabilities greatly enhance your experience and change the way you interact with electronic products. And best of all, it provides our customers with a leading-edge, multi-touch solution for a wide range of new applications in smartphones, tablets, notebooks, gaming consoles, GPS, POS terminals and multifunctional peripherals.
Atmel Technology—Enabling Unlimited Possibilities
As a world leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, we understand our customers’ passion for creating the very best products, and getting them to market at the right time. We help make their design ideas a reality. We help them simplify the complexity, and get the right solutions to build upon with our leading-edge technology, high-quality design tools and unmatched design support.
At Atmel, we provide the silicon power and IP that drive innovation in a range of products. Whether our solution is embedded in a smart energy unit in your home, a gaming console in your kid’s room, a smartphone or netbook that you take everywhere and anywhere, in your car, in your office equipment, or on the factory floor — our solutions are simple, powerful and part of your everyday smart, connected life.