Atmel Delivers World’s First Single-chip Solution that Integrates Touch And Sensor Hub Functionality to Enhance Users’ Experience

29 NOVEMBER 2012

Atmel® Corporation announced a range of microcontroller-based solutions that integrate touch and sensor hub functionality to enable superior user experience for a variety of mobile devices including smartphones, tablets, Ultrabooks and convertible PCs. The new solutions build on Atmel’s leading maXTouch® controllers and incorporate the company’s patented maXFusion™ sensor fusion technology to address the growing motion sensor market. Atmel maXFusion combines inputs from multiple sensors that detect motion, including accelerometers, magnetometers and gyroscopes, to provide real-time direction, orientation and inclination data bringing visibly superior performance to a range of applications including gaming, navigation and virtual reality. Atmel is also the first company in the industry to integrate sensor hub functionality into touchscreen controllers extending human interface solutions beyond touch to deliver performance and power efficiency gains in a single-chip solution. The combination of multiple sensor systems enables the development of new functionality leveraging both touch and motion sensing, driving further innovation for user interface development. Atmel’s new solutions with maXFusion technology include advanced sensing algorithms that result in 3x the performance compared to managing sensors on the applications processor.

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