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Atmel (ATML) Ships New ARM Cortex-M7 based MCUs - Analyst Blog

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Leading microcontroller and touch solutions provider Atmel CorporationATML announced that its industry-leading ARM Cortex-M based MCUs, the Atmel | SMART SAM S70 and E70 series, are being shipped in mass production.

The devices offer 50% higher performance than the closest rival, and boasts bigger configurable SRAM, larger embedded Flash and high-bandwidth peripherals. They provide the perfect mix of memory, connectivity and performance. In addition, the series allows users to enjoy ease-of-use that is distinctive to the Cortex-M processor family and maximizing software reuse, even when customers scale up performance.

The series comes with extensive software and third party support, and thus offers next-generation industrial, consumer and IoT designers the flexibility to set their applications apart in a demanding market. Atmel is presently working with hundreds of clients on an extensive range of applications that use the new ARM Cortex-M7-based MCUs. With time, Atmel aims to enable mass adoption of these devices on a global scale.

With four times the performance compared to the present Atmel | SMART ARM Cortex-M based MCUs, the SAM S70 and E70 devices offer designers improved connectivity, SRAM and peripheral mix for connectivity and industrial designs. The new devices are also powered with advanced memory architectures with up to 384KB of multi-port SRAM memory. All of these devices include high-speed USB Host and Device with on-chip high-speed USB PHY and Flash memory densities including 512KB, 1MB and 2MB.

The new MCUs are supported by ARM ecosystem partners on development tools and real-time operating system board support packages, substantially speeding up the time-to-market.

Atmel's strong, easy-to-use development platform, when combined with its global network of ecosystem partners, gives developers access to the best tools and services to bring their designs quickly to market.

Atmel currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Better-ranked stocks in the semiconductor industry that are worth a look now include Ambarella, Inc. AMBA , Cirrus Logic Inc. CRUS and eMagin Corp. EMAN , each carrying a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

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