) recently-launched controllers, mXT2952T and mXT1664T, were
ASUSTeK Computer Inc
) to power the touchscreens of its new tablets and Ultrabooks.
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The mXT2952T is a single chip capacitive touchscreen controller
for 15.6" screens of notebooks and ultrabooks such as Asus' new
Zenbook Infinity. The mXT1664T is a premier touch controller
solution for 12.5" displays. With an adaptive sensing
architecture, Atmel's T-Series single chip controllers facilitate
users with superior touch performance and noise immunity with a
longer battery life. Additionally, Atmel's T-Series supports the
new maXStylus that provides consumers an accurate handwriting
experience on their touch screens.
Atmel is increasingly focusing on its core microcontroller
business as it aims to target high-growth businesses. The use of
these touchscreen controllers delivers high performance, lowers
the power consumption and is more effective than other available
variants in the market.
Fast-growing touch-sensing technology is one of the major growth
drivers for Atmel's microcontroller business. The phenomenal
growth of microcontrollers is led by continued rapid use of
smartphones and tablets. The new product line of Atmel is an
initiative to capitalize on this growing market.
Based in San Jose, CA, Atmel designs, develops, manufactures and
sells integrated circuit (IC) products. These products include
microcontrollers, advanced logic, mixed-signal, non-volatile
memory and radio frequency (RF) components. Atmel produces
non-volatile memory that stores information after power is turned
off and combines this with microcontrollers, digital signal
processors and other logic to meet the needs of its customers.
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