Cristiano Storni is Lecturer and Researcher in Interaction Design (ID) and Science and Technology Studies (STS) at the Interaction Design Centre (University of Limerick - Ireland). He is graduated in HCI (University of Siena) and holds a PhD in...
Atmel Corp (ATML) to Acquire Newport Media in $170M Deal
Source: „Atmel Corp (NASDAQ: ATML) announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Newport Media, Inc. ("NMI"), a leading provider of high performance low power Wi-Fi and Bluetooth solutions, that will enable Atmel to offer the industry's most complete wireless portfolio of smart connected devices for the "Internet of Things."
Adding to Atmel's already broad SmartConnect™ wireless portfolio, NMI's 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth certified products offer innovative, highly integrated solutions that will accelerate seamless communication and connectivity for the Internet of Things. NMI's products combined with Atmel's ultra-low power microcontrollers are designed for a broad spectrum of applications including industrial, home and building automation, and consumer products requiring smaller form factors and longer battery life.”