Automotive-qualified controllers

  • 09-May-2012 02:38 EDT

Atmel’s fully automotive-qualified maXTouch family of controllers enable touch capabilities for in-car control systems, extending the company's range of supported maXTouch applications from consumer and industrial into automotive. The mXT768E and mXT540E are suitable for 5- to 10-in automotive touch screens and touch pads used in center stack displays, navigation systems, radio human-machine interfaces, and rear-seat entertainment systems. The Grade 2, AEC-Q100-compliant devices support shieldless sensor designs, reduce system complexity, and enable multitouch gestures including gloved finger operation. Additionally, the mXT768E and mXT540E support a temperature range of -40º up to +105°C (-40º up to +221°F) and provide dedicated embedded functionality that meets automotive design requirements.

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