San Jose--June 22, 1998--Atmel Corp. (San Jose)announced the acquisition of Data Communications Technologies (DCT), ofResearch Triangle Park, N.C., to design and market system-levelintegration solutions through Application-Specific Standard Products (ASSP)for the multimedia and communications markets. DCT will become an AtmelProduct Division, operating as Atmel Multimedia & Communications.
Atmel Multimedia & Communications will continue working on the definitionand design of complex logic integrated circuits (ICs) in the area ofmultimedia and communications. In addition, it will be developingsystem solutions based on these ICs, including system designs, softwaredevelopment, and type certification when applicable. Atmel Multimedia & Communications will design andmarket complex ASSP ICs for digital video, audio, and broadbandcommunication applications.
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