Cypress Semiconductor

- Cypress delivers high-performance, mixed-signal, programmable solutions that provide customers with rapid time-to-market and exceptional system value. Cypress offerings include the PSoC® Programmable System-on-Chip™, USB controllers, general-purpose programmable clocks and memories. More...

Cypress also offers wired and wireless connectivity solutions ranging from its WirelessUSB™ radio system-on-chip, to West Bridge™ and EZ-USB® FX2LP controllers that enhance connectivity and performance in multimedia handsets. Cypress serves numerous markets including consumer, computation, data communications, automotive, industrial, and solar power. Cypress trades on the NYSE under the ticker symbol CY. Less...

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Module NamePreviewAudioNon-AudioDurationParts List
  • CapSense Mechanical Button Replacement (MBR) Solution
6.1MB2.5MB10 minParts List
  • CX3: CSI-2 to USB 3.0 Solution for HD Video
6.8MB1.6MB10 minParts List
  • CY765213 Single Chip USB-to-UART Bridge Controller
4.4MB1.6MB10 minParts List
  • F-RAM for Automotive Infotainment
3.2MB1.1MB10 minParts List
  • F-RAM for Smart E Meters
3.5MB1.1MB10 minParts List
  • HX3 USB 3.0 Hub Controller
7.8MB2.4MB10 minParts List
  • NVRAM (Nonvolatile RAM) Overview
4.9MB1.5MB10 minParts List
  • PSoC 4 BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy)
11MB2.7MB25 minParts List
  • PSoC 4 Solution for Thermal Management
6.3MB2.1MB10 minParts List
  • PSoC 4000: Low-Cost 32-Bit MCU
6.7MB2.5MB15 minParts List
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USB SolutionsUSB Solutions - Cypress has been “Making USB Universal®” since 1996. Universal Serial Bus (USB) is the most common connectivity solution for PCs and consumer devices today. Plug-and-play, easy to use, and simple to implement, USB continues to gain traction in new applications and market segments.  More...

CapSense ControllersCapSense Controllers - Integrated touch-sensing user interfaces are replacing mechanical buttons and knobs everywhere. State-of-the-art products need a sophisticated and elegant user interface solution that works reliably in wet, electrically noisy conditions and complies with rigorous IEC 61000 generic standards for noise immunity and emissions. CapSense technology does all this. Cypress offers a range of devices integrating CapSense with LED and LCD control, sensor interfaces, system monitoring, USB-serial bridging and many other system functions.  More...

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PSoC® Creator™

PSoC Creator is a state-of-the-art software development Integrated Design Environment (IDE) combined with a revolutionary graphical design editor to form a uniquely powerful hardware/software co-design environment.

PSoC Creator - Embedded Design in 4 Easy Steps: DesignDevelopDebugReuse

Introducing PSoC® Creator™ 2.2 The new version of PSoC Creator 2.2 for PSoC 3 and PSoC 5LP is now available for all customers. The new software update includes over 100 new features and enhancements, accelerating digital designs more than 80% on average, simplifying analog designs, and greatly improving ease of use. You can get more information on PSoC Creator and download it free at

Brief videos that introduce the new features have been added to the PSoC Creator Tutorial Video library.

More information and discussions about this and other exciting new PSoC Creator features can be found in the Cypress Developer Community at

PSoC® Designer™

PSoC Designer is the revolutionary Integrated Design Environment (IDE) that you can use to customize PSoC to meet your specific application requirements. PSoC Designer software accelerates system bring-up and time-to-market.

PSoC Designer 5.3 is Available Now!
PSoC Designer 5.3 contains eight new user modules and four more with major upgrades. You can get more information on PSoC Designer and download the latest release from

GPIF™ II Designer

GPIF™ II Designer is now available for download!
Add USB 3.0 to your design today with the new, intuitive graphic user interface. To get started, watch the GPIF™II Designer Introduction and the 3-parts tutorial video on designing with the GPIF™ II Designer (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3).


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2. Computers & peripherals - MFi (Made for iPod | iPhone | iPad) Accessories


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Cypress F-RAM (Ferroelectric RAM)

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Technical Papers

White Paper: Performance and Energy Comparison of F-RAM and EEPROM
This white paper quantifies the overall impact that Ramtron low-energy F-RAM has on the energy consumption and nonvolatile memory performance within a practical system. A comparison is made between F-RAM Low Energy Memory and a standard EEPROM. A simple data collection system that consists of a sensor, a low power microcontroller and a nonvolatile memory is considered in the system analysis.

Ferroelectric Technology Brief
Ferroelectric Random Access Memory or F-RAM has attributes that make it the ideal nonvolatile memory. It is a true nonvolatile RAM. In the past two years the technology has moved rapidly toward its emergence as a mainstream memory selection. This technology note provides a brief explanation of its operation as well as an overview of the technology development status.

Data Retention Performance of 0.5µ F-RAM Products
This document presents retention test data on both 5V and 3V 0.5µ products. Data retention can be predicted based on accelerated testing. The results support the change to the retention specification from 10 to 45 years.

Endurance of 0.5µ FRAM Products
FRAM is also known for its high endurance, a fast write speed, and low power consumption. Endurance is defined as the ability of the device to sustain switchable polarization after many switching cycles. It is one of the critical performance characteristics for FRAM applications. Due to the high endurance of FRAM devices, evaluating the endurance behavior in a reasonable amount of time becomes difficult.
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