MCU

  • Embedded World 2017: Trends, Talks and Hot Topics

    Embedded World is the perfect one-stop-shop to learn about the global trends influencing embedded design and discover the next big solution of tomorrow, bringing the show’s motto “it’s a smarter world” to life for the 30,000+ attendees. With an exclusive focus on embedded technologies, this year’s show will feature over 930 exhibitors and numerous speakers

  • Destination: Electronica – Seven Reasons to Visit Us at the Show

    Pack your luggage and PSoC kits! We’re gearing up for a big trip to Munich, Germany. We’ll be at Electronica 2016 from Nov. 8 -11 at hall A5, stand 318 showcasing our deep and wide automotive portfolio, IoT solutions, memory products, and USB Type-C power delivery innovations. As a global MCU and IoT powerhouse and

  • Cypress Completes Acquisition of Broadcom’s Wireless IoT Business, Expanding Our Footprint in the Fast-Growing IoT Market

    Today, Cypress announced the completion of our acquisition of Broadcom’s Wireless Internet of Things (IoT) business unit. With our expanded IoT portfolio, Cypress is now the only embedded IoT system supplier delivering state-of-the-art wireless, MCUs, memory and PMICs. Cypress now offers world-class Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and ZigBee IoT product lines, along with supporting intellectual property and

  • Cypress Technology Innovation Hits Home with New Thermal Printer Solution

    At Cypress, we aren’t just developing technologies for our customers in the automotive,  electronics, home appliance and industrial application markets. We are taking what we know and what we are learning along the way, and leveraging it for ourselves. A great example of this is a recent collaboration between our teams in China and Germany

  • Spansion Takes on Human Machine Interfaces in Both Consumer and Industrial Markets for the Internet of Things

    When it comes to product development in the Internet of Things (IoT), design engineers strive to develop functionalities that enhance the user experience in Human Machine Interfaces (HMI). Creating attractive, easy-to-use HMI while being cost competitive, is essential for the successful adoption of a product. Adding intuitive graphical user interfaces and enabling hands-free voice commands

  • A Closer Look at MPUs

    Introduction Part two of this blog series is around microprocessors or MPUs. MPUs rely on external memory and sophisticated power supplies to provide higher processing power with much greater flash and RAM sizes. Let’s get started. MPU Key Characteristics Commonly used names for MPUs are application processors and media processors. MPU vendors include, but are

  • A Closer Look at MCUs

    Introduction Part one of this blog series will take a closer look at microcontrollers (MCUs) – commonly referred to as a self-contained, system-on-a-chip (SoC). MCUs have internal flash memory and are intended to operate with a minimum amount of external support ICs.  This blog covers many of the features and functions of MCUs. Let’s dive

  • Automotive Technology Takes the Stage at Telematics Detroit

    The market for connected cars continues to grow at a rapid pace. In fact, a new report from Analysys Mason claims that by 2024, a whopping 89 percent of new cars sold worldwide will contain embedded connectivity. At first the number may seem high, but when you consider the amount of vehicle manufacturers and mobile

  • CES 2014: A Flash-y Show

    Last week I got the chance to stop in at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.  Tech companies from every segment of the industry come to CES, making it a great place to see the latest automotive electronics, computers, mobile devices, wearable gear, televisions, media players, tablets and just about every other kind

  • Energy Harvesting – What Will Be the Catalyst for Embedded Designers to Start Developing New Applications?

    I attended the Embedded Technology Conference in Japan last week where embedded systems vendors, including Spansion, showed off their latest products. One of my favorite demos at the show was energy harvesting – using vibration, lights and temperature as sources of energy.