Atmel Launches Xplained Extension Board with Bosch Intelligent Sensor For IoT and Wearable Applications

Integrating the Bosch Intelligent 9-Axis Sensor, New Extension Boards Provide IoT and Wearable Designers the Ability to Prototype Designs Using Atmel | SMART MCUs

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 25, 2015 — (PRNewswire) — Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a global leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch solutions, today launched a new extension board for the company's popular Xplained platform at Embedded World Nuremberg. Featuring a Bosch Sensortec BNO055 intelligent 9-axis absolute orientation sensor, the new extension board connects directly to Atmel's Xplained board making it ideal for prototyping projects for the Internet of Things (IoT), wearables and gaming markets, for applications such as personal health and fitness, indoor navigation and other applications requiring context awareness and augmented reality for a more immersive experience.

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The low-cost, easy-to-use Xplained prototyping and evaluation platform for Atmel | SMART ARM®-based MCUs can be customized with a wide range of extension boards. The platform enables easy development with a rich selection of example projects and software provided in the Atmel Software Framework (ASF), Atmel Studio and third party integrated development environments.

The new extension board enables designers to easily allow developers to prototype motion control and smart sensing designs using Atmel's broad portfolio of MCUs. The extension board is compatible with the Xplained-PRO expansion connector, and software examples are provided through the Atmel Studio integrated development environment.

"As a leading provider of secure, smart and connected solutions, we are committed to providing the essential tools and platforms to bring more IoT and wearable designs to market," said Steve Pancoast, Vice President of Development Tools and Software, Atmel Corporation. "The new extension board enhances our Xplained platform and allows designers to bring a truly captivating experience to next-generation wearables and IoT applications. We are excited to team with Bosch on this new extension board."

"We are excited about the opportunity to feature our BNO055 sensor in the Xplained ecosystem," said Jeanne Forget, Global Director Marketing, Bosch Sensortec GmbH. "Our advanced BNO055 absolute orientation sensor complements the Atmel | SMART ARM Cortex-based MCUs and will allow developers to bring their designs quickly to market. We look forward to strengthening our collaboration with Atmel with this product."

Pricing and Availability
The Xplained extension boards are available now in the Atmel Store for USD $19.00.

More Information
Atmel | Xplained Board: http://www.atmel.com/products/microcontrollers/avr/xplained.aspx
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About Atmel Corporation
Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML) 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 is able to provide the electronics industry with intelligent and connected solutions focused on the industrial, consumer, communications, computing and automotive markets.

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