Manufactures advanced semiconductors and electronic circuits
Atmel Corp. designs, develops and supplies microcontrollers, which are self-contained computers-on-a-chip.
Its microcontrollers and related products are used in smartphones, tablet devices and other consumer and industrial electronics to provide touch sensing, security, wireless and communications applications, and battery management services.
The company operates its business in four segments: Microcontrollers, Nonvolatile Memories, and Automotive & Multi-Market and Other..The Microcontrollers segment includes capacitive touch products, including maXTouch and QTouch AVR 8-bit and 32-bit products.
It offers products in the industrial, security, communications, computing and automotive markets for embedded controls.
The segments product portfolio consists of proprietary and non-proprietary solutions.
The Nonvolatile Memories segment includes serial interface electrically erasable programmable read-only memory electrically erasable programmable read-only (EEPROM) and erasable programmable read-only memory (EPROM) devices.
This segment also includes products with military and aerospace applications.
The Automotive segment includes devices for automotive electronics, including products using radio frequency technology.
The Multi-Market and Other segment includes application specific and standard products for aerospace applications and legacy products.
Atmel was founded by Tsung-Ching Wu in December 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA