Cypress Introduces Ultra Low-Power PSoC® 1 Devices With Integrated USB

  Cypress Introduces Ultra Low-Power PSoC® 1 Devices With Integrated USB

       CY8C24x93 Devices Ideal for Fast, Cost-Efficient Development of
                         Battery-Powered Applications

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- August 28, 2013

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) today announced a new device series
in its PSoC^® 1 ^ programmable system-on-chip family. The new CY8C24x93 device
series, the lowest-power and lowest-cost devices in the PSoC 1 family, is
optimized for battery-powered applications, leveraging a 1.1 µA Standby mode
and 100 nA Deep-Sleep mode to extend battery life. The family integrates Full
Speed USB 2.0 with a Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI), enabling streamlined,
cost-efficient design with programmable serial bridges.

The CY8C24x93 PSoC 1 devices come in multiple small-footprint packaging
options, including a 3x3 mm^2 QFN package. The devices integrate a 10-bit ADC
and two comparators, along with 16-bit timers. The combination of the small
package sizes and analog resources make the family ideal for integrated,
space-constrained system solutions that involve basic analog signal
processing, such as data loggers and thermistor hubs. More information on the
CY8C24x93 family is available at www.cypress.com/go/CY8C24x93.

PSoC 1 devices are supported by Cypress’s revolutionary PSoC Designer™
Integrated Design Environment (IDE). The IDE features pre-verified,
production-ready User Modules—free “Virtual Chips” within a PSoC 1 device that
replace and integrate multiple competitor chips to create custom solutions.
Designers can accelerate system bring-up and time-to-market by dropping in
user modules to implement a wide range of functionality, including a Full
Speed USB 2.0 slave, an SPI or I2C interface, an incremental Analog-to-Digital
Converter (ADC), or a Seven-Segment LCD display.

“Our new PSoC 1 family’s low-power consumption, small QFN packages and
intelligent mix of peripherals make the devices a perfect fit for portable
data loggers, USB-to-SPI converters and much more,” said Kapil Rai, Senior
Director of PSoC 1 Products at Cypress. “Our PSoC 1 devices deliver simplified
design and fast time-to-market by leveraging Cypress’s PSoC Designer 5.4 IDE
and its drag-and-drop user modules.”

The CY8C24x93 family comes in 8-, 16-, and 32-KB Flash options. The devices
also support a wide operating range, allowing full analog and digital
operation from 1.71V to 5.5V.

Availability

The CY8C24x93 family is available starting at $0.50 each for 10,000 unit
quantities. Sample and production orders are available today.

Development Support

Demonstration kits are available for lead customers by contacting a local
Cypress sales representative or by emailing NPD@cypress.com. Pre-orders for
the Development kit start from September 12, 2013 at www.cypress.com and at
www.element14.com.

MCUs Can’t. PSoC Can.

PSoC solutions bring the flash-based equivalent of a field-programmable ASIC
to embedded designs without lead-time or NRE penalties. PSoC integrates
configurable analog and digital circuits with an on-chip microcontroller,
reducing component count and simplifying revisions. A single PSoC device can
integrate as many as 100 peripheral functions, accelerating cycle time and
improving quality while reducing board space, power consumption, and system
cost.

PSoC “future-proofs” designs, protecting them against last-minute
specifications changes. It enables firmware-based changes at any point in the
design cycle—even out in the field.All PSoC devices are dynamically
reconfigurable, enabling designers to transform resources on-the-fly and to
execute tasks with fewer ICs. For more information, please visit
www.cypress.com/psoc. Free online training is available at
www.cypress.com/psoctraining.

About Cypress

Cypress delivers high-performance, mixed-signal, programmable solutions that
provide customers with rapid time-to-market and exceptional system value.
Cypress offerings include the flagship PSoC 1, PSoC 3, PSoC 4, and PSoC 5
programmable system-on-chip families. Cypress is the world leader in
capacitive user interface solutions including CapSense^® touch sensing,
TrueTouch^® touchscreens, and trackpad solutions for notebook PCs and
peripherals. Cypress is the world leader in USB controllers, which enhance
connectivity and performance in a wide range of consumer and industrial
products. Cypress is also the world leader in SRAM and nonvolatile RAM
memories. Cypress serves numerous major markets, including consumer, mobile
handsets, computation, data communications, automotive, industrial, and
military. Cypress trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker
symbol CY. Visit Cypress online at www.cypress.com.

Cypress, the Cypress logo, PSoC, TrueTouch, and CapSense are registered
trademarks and PSoC Designer is a trademark of Cypress Semiconductor Corp. All
other trademarks are property of their owners.

Contact:

Cypress PR
Samer Bahou, 408-232-4552
samer.bahou@cypress.com
 
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