Adafruit will not be shipping orders Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 22, 2018. Expedited orders placed after 11am ET Wednesday November 21 will go out Friday November 23.
0

Dean Camera joins ATMEL as AVR Applications Engineer

Lufa

Dean Camera joins ATMEL as AVR Applications Engineer

At the completion of my internship at Atmel Norway in late 2010, I was offered a full time position working as an AVR Applications Engineer in the Atmel Norway facility. While the start date of this job was delayed to give me time to finish my University degrees, I have now completed all required materials and am only a few weeks away from the big move. In early 2012, I will be moving across to the other side of the world, to join the ranks of the Atmel AVR Applications group and live in Norway.

ATMEL is getting serious.


Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.

Join 8,700+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

CircuitPython – Python on Microcontrollers is here!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/


Maker Business — Bill Gross’s 7 lessons to help you and your business succeed

Wearables — Emphasize the light

Electronics — = != ==.

Biohacking — The Exercise Connection to Ketones and BDNF

Python for Microcontrollers — Python on hardware snakes its way to DesignerCon @circuitpython @micropython @ThePSF #Python @Adafruit #Adafruit

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



2 Comments

  1. Congratulations to Mr. Camera!

    But there are some questions:

    * It is nice to see ATMEL embracing the cultivation and eventual hiring of Interns. Many countries (U.S. included) make this difficult through regulation, especially in Unionized environments.

    * What will happen to LUFA? Remember LUFA is not FOSS ($1,500 commercial license but how much of that is going for a USB license key?) But LUFA still has its place. One wonders if the LUFA support and development will stall and/or vanish due to the Mr. Camera’s hiring by ATMEL. Interesting that this is not addressed by Mr. Camera yet, as far as I can tell.

    * Keep in-mind the muddled history of the now "inactive" WinAVR. Didn’t AMTEL’s hiring the WinAVR key developer bring this about? If, so – it may be a good thing… The result being GCC and avr-libc being brought into AVRStudio-5? I gave-up trying to follow this issue. Perhaps someone can reply to this comment and clear this up.

    * I certainly hope Mr. Camera will be allowed to "clean-up" the (IMO) pretty-bad USB examples using the native USB on-chip stacks in the ATMEL documentation and Web sites.

  2. @Drone LUFA is FLOSS.

    Is licensed under the MIT license. That license is approved as Open Source by the OSI (Open Source Initiative) http://www.opensource.org/licenses/alphabetical and approved as Free Software by the FSF (Free Software Foundation) http://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html#Expat

    You can read more about the MIT license here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIT_License

    Kind regards

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.