) recently announced that Secret Labs, a manufacturer of
electronic platforms for software developers, have launched the
AGENT smart watch, which delivers better power efficiency by
using its SAM4S and AVR microcontrollers (MCUs).
With 1.28-inch outdoor-readable display, wireless charging and
Bluetooth 4.0, AGENT smart watch is a next generation watch. It
features an unparalleled battery life and wireless charging to
enhance the overall experience of the user. The smart watch also
automatically switches to airplane mode under low battery
conditions to extend usage.
Atmel is focusing more on its core microcontroller business with
the launch of the latest products as it aims to target
high-growth businesses. The use of these high-performance
microcontrollers lowers the power consumption by over 50% and is
more effective than other competing products available in the
market. The tiny AVR MCU in the watch maintains tasks and events
while the SAM4S ARM MCU takes care of the operating system and
watch applications. The watch includes two way communications to
smart phones and includes amazing developer tools.
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.
Atmel currently has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). Other stocks that look
promising and are worth considering in the industry are
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