ROUSSET, France and BELLEVUE, Washington, October 27 /PRNewswire/ --

- From November 17 to November 21, 2008, in Dallas, TX, including free AT91SAM9261 evaluation kit.

Atmel(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML) and Adeneo announced today a Microsoft(R) Windows(R) Embedded CE(R) 6.0 Training Course in Dallas, TX from November 17 to November 21, 2008. This event is an excellent opportunity for electronic system manufacturers intending to develop an application based on Windows Embedded CE and one of Atmel's powerful AT91SAM9 Embedded MPUs based on the ARM926EJ-S(TM) processor.

The goal of this training is to provide an in depth understanding of Windows Embedded CE internal mechanisms, and to present the technical information needed to start using Windows CE for designs. To make it practical and to give a better understanding of how Windows CE is implemented in hardware, the course is adapted to show examples on Atmel's AT91SAM ARM9-based microprocessor development platform.

As a special gift, Atmel offers to each attendee an AT91SAM9261 Evaluation Kit to continue their evaluation and development on Windows Embedded CE.

Adeneo has a proven track record as a Microsoft Embedded CE specialist for ARM-based Microprocessors, including Microsoft Gold Partner status since 2004 and the 2007 System Integrator Excellence Award from Microsoft. Adeneo is a Microsoft Windows Embedded Training Center since 2002 and the 2008 Training Partner Excellence Award from Microsoft.

Atmel is a Silver Partner for Windows Embedded CE.

For further details, and to register for the course, visit: or contact

About Atmel

Atmel is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of microcontrollers, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency (RF) components. Leveraging one of the industry's broadest intellectual property (IP) technology portfolios, Atmel is able to provide the electronics industry with complete system solutions focused on consumer, industrial, security, communications, computing and automotive markets.

About Adeneo

Adeneo is a leading design center in complete hardware and software custom design with consulting, engineering, equipment and manufacturing capabilities. Adeneo offers a complete line of systems integration services in hardware and software engineering on ARM core based embedded technologies. With a strong emphasis on embedded and/or real-time development technologies and with 10 years of experience in Windows Embedded solutions, Adeneo is the key industry partner for complete hardware and software designs.

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Atmel's AT91SAM9261 product information may be retrieved at

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Atmel Press Contacts: Peter Bishop, Communications Manager, Atmel Rousset Tel: +33(0)4-42-53-61-50, Email: Helen Perlegos, Public Relations Tel: +1-408-487-2963, Email: Adeneo Contacts: Europe: Adnane Senhaji, Tel: +33(0)1-73-54-09-96, Email: USA: Warren Lubow, Tel: +1-425-749-4338, Email: Web site:

Peter Bishop, Communications Manager of Atmel Rousset, +33(0)4-42-53-61-50,, or Public Relations, Helen Perlegos, +1-408-487-2963,, both of Atmel Corporation; or Europe, Adnane Senhaji, +33(0)1-73-54-09-96,, or USA, Warren Lubow, +1-425-749-4338,, both of Adeneo