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Arduino and Atmel Launch Secure Wi-Fi Connectivity for All Arduino Platforms; Enables Unlimited Possibilities for Smart, Connected IoT Devices

Arduino and Atmel Launch Secure Wi-Fi Connectivity for All Arduino Platforms; Enables Unlimited Possibilities for Smart, Connected IoT Devices

Somerville, MA and San Jose, CA, September 19, 2014Arduino LLC, the leading open-source hardware platform in the maker and education community, and Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a global leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced the Arduino Wi-Fi Shield 101, a shield that enables rapid prototyping of Internet of Things (IoT) applications on the Arduino platform.

The cost-effective, secure Arduino Wi-Fi Shield 101 is an easy-to-use extension that can seamlessly be connected to any Arduino board enabling high-performance Wi-Fi connectivity. This new shield gives the design community more opportunities to securely connect IoT applications, ranging from consumer goods to wearables, robotics, high-tech devices and more. The Arduino Wi-Fi Shield 101 is powered by Atmel’s wireless network controller, part of the Atmel SmartConnect family. It also includes the ATECC108 device, from the Crypto Authentication family, which allows users to easily incorporate hardware authentication capability in their design.

Arduino WiFi Shield




“In this increasingly connected world, the Arduino Wi-Fi Shield 101 will help drive more inventions in the IoT market,” said Massimo Banzi, Arduino co-founder and CEO. “Expanding our portfolio of Arduino extensions, this new shield can flawlessly connect to any modern Arduino board giving our community more options for connectivity, along with added security elements to their creative projects.”

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“Through our long standing partnership with Arduino, Atmel is committed to the Maker Movement and excited to enable more connected devices in the Internet of Things,” said Reza Kazerounian, senior vice president and general manager, microcontroller business unit at Atmel. “We’ve partnered with Arduino to develop a true turn-key IoT solution that will allow the community to create unlimited possibilities. We are eager to see the breadth of next-generation IoT products that this new shield will help designers achieve.”

 

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