SAN JOSE, USA: Atmel Corp. has announced a partnership with ARM on the mbed device platform for the Internet of Things (IoT).
This partnership broadens the ecosystem support for developers using Atmel's portfolio of secure, low-power and cost-effective wireless connectivity solutions, specifically the Atmel SmartConnect Wi-Fi and 802.15.4-compliant solutions. Additionally, IoT developers for smart wearables, connected appliances, home automation systems and more can now bring their products faster to market.
Built around open standards, the mbed platform combines Internet protocols, security and standards-based manageability into one integrated system, and gathers silicon, cloud and device partners in one community. Atmel | SMART SAMR21 and WINC1500 customers now gain access to the mbed OS software platform, which includes command-line tools, a low-power HAL, as well as advanced networking protocols like 6LoWPAN and Thread to significantly accelerate IoT development.
"The ARM mbed IoT Device Platform simplifies the development and deployment of next-generation IoT devices and cloud services," said Krisztian Flautner, GM, IoT business, ARM. "The integration of Atmel's wireless technology with the mbed platform allows IoT developers to rapidly create devices that communicate across a mesh network with cloud services. This will drive the acceleration of the IoT in consumers and industrial markets."