SAN JOSE, USA: Atmel Corp. announced a collaboration with IHR, a worldwide partner in the automotive industry, to further support the innovation of Local Interconnect Network (LIN) systems.
This collaboration leverages IHR's LIN configuration tools with Atmel's industry-leading embedded solutions to improve application integration, time-to-market and to minimize licensing costs.
Atmel's collaboration with IHR enables Atmel to provide manufacturers with a LIN-compliant evaluation environment to further streamline development, bringing the best of automotive engineering faster to market.
IHR's solutions support several Atmel technologies including the megaAVR, tinyAVR and XMega AVR families. A free demo version of the LIN drivers is available for download from the IHR website and can be used for evaluation purposes. Upcoming new product series will be supported by IHR solutions as well.
Atmel combines a unique blend of IVN products and embedded MCUs. Atmel's AVR MCUs deliver the power, performance and flexibility to support a wide range of automotive applications. These small, yet powerful, advanced 8- and 32-bit AVR MCUs deliver the technical features, advanced architecture and dependable design ideal for an array of applications.
Atmel's LIN product portfolio, the industry's largest, includes stand-alone transceivers, system basis chips (SBC) which integrate a transceiver, a voltage regulator and often other functions as well as Atmel AVR® MCU-based system-in-package (SiP) and application-specific (ASSP) devices.