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Cypress, 업계 최초의 정전용량 터치스크린 솔루션을 특징으로 하는 세계 최고의 폭넓은 자동차 인증 터치 센싱 포트폴리오 구축 | Cypress Semiconductor

Cypress, 업계 최초의 정전용량 터치스크린 솔루션을 특징으로 하는 세계 최고의 폭넓은 자동차 인증 터치 센싱 포트폴리오 구축

최신 업데이트: 2013년 11월 28일

Capacitive Touch Leader Qualifies 9-Inch TrueTouch™ Touchscreen and LIN-Capable CapSense® Touch-Sensing Controllers; GSMC Qualified for Automotive Grade Fabrication

SAN JOSE, Calif., 2010년 5월 18일 – Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: CY) today announced automotive qualification of its market-leading TrueTouch™ touchscreen and LIN capable CapSense® touch-sensing controllers. The devices, based on Cypress’s flagship PSoC® programmable system-on-chip architecture, meet AEC-Q100 standards, giving Cypress the industry’s broadest portfolio of automotive-qualified capacitive touch-sensing technology. The TrueTouch controllers mark the industry’s first automotive-qualified capacitive touchscreen solution. The CY8C2x345 CapSense controllers pair analog resources with automotive industry standard LIN communication support, making the devices the ideal system controllers to interface with analog and capacitive touch-sensor inputs, and to control backlight LEDs and haptic actuators while communicating over the LIN bus.

Cypress also announced that Grace Semiconductor in Shanghai, China has been qualified to fabricate automotive-grade CY8C2x345 CapSense controllers that adhere to the AEC-Q100 standard, ISO/TS 16949 quality management standard and Cypress’s Zero Defect manufacturing system.

“Grace has been an excellent partner for our Flex Fab strategy and has a proven track record in supplying automotive grade wafers to the industry at large,” said Sabbas Daniel, Executive Vice President of Quality at Cypress. “Cypress can now offer automotive devices with an additional wafer fabrication source to our Fab 4 facility in Minnesota, and both fabs adhere to our Zero Defect quality controls.”

The new automotive-qualified TrueTouch controllers – which are available in single-touch, multi-touch gesture and multi-touch all-point offerings – provide the ability to track multiple fingers simultaneously. The TrueTouch solutions are able to control screen sizes up to nine inches. They are designed for use in control panels, GPS and infotainment displays.

Cypress’s automotive-qualified CapSense devices enable attractive, highly functional interfaces with improved durability over mechanical buttons and sliders. In addition, their industry-leading reliability, noise-immunity and water-resistance deliver superior performance in the harsh automotive operating environment. CapSense proximity sensing offers a detection range up to 25 cm, saving power by activating an interface only when needed. The devices are ideal for interior automotive applications such as audio, navigation, AC control and lighting control, as well as exterior applications such as trunk release and passive keyless-entry buttons. For more information on Cypress’s automotive portfolio, visit

“We are excited to bring Cypress’s market-leading capacitive touch interface portfolio to the automotive market with AEC-Q100 qualification of our devices,” said Hassane El-Khoury, Automotive Business Unit Manager at Cypress. “This is a result of our focus and investment in the automotive segment which has created a dedicated business unit and a quality organization with a zero defect mindset. Our CY8C21X34 CapSense devices are already in production with some of the world’s top automobile manufacturers. We are building upon this proven success with our newly qualified TrueTouch and LIN-capable CapSense devices that bring sleek human machine interfaces into next-generation vehicles.”

Cypress’s newly automotive qualified CapSense devices offer dual-channel scanning, delivering faster scan times for multiple IOs. These devices offer automotive industry standard LIN 2.0 and 2.1 communication support. Cypress offers two types of the automotive devices: A grade (-40C to 85C) and E grade (-40C to 125C). Available on-chip analog resources include a SAR ADC. Learn more about CapSense online at

Cypress’s TrueTouch solution is the industry’s most flexible touchscreen architecture, allowing designers to implement differentiated features and make last-minute design iterations without board changes. They have a choice of using touch sensors (glass or film) and LCDs from preferred partners, and can develop innovative mechanical designs ranging from flat to curved surfaces of varying thickness. In addition, TrueTouch devices offer Cypress’s legendary noise immunity with patented capacitive sensing technology that enables flawless operation in noisy RF and LCD environments. Additional information about the TrueTouch solution is available at

In addition to PSoC programmable system-on-chip devices, Cypress’s automotive portfolio also includes parallel and serial non-volatile SRAMs, asynchronous fast SRAMs, asynchronous micropower SRAMs, synchronous SRAMs, timing solutions, and USB hosts, hubs and peripherals.

Availability and Photo
The newly qualified CY8CTMG120 multi-touch gesture and CY8CTMA120 multi-touch all-point controllers are available for sampling in 56-pin QFN packages. The newly qualified CapSense products include the LIN-capable CY8C2x345 devices, available for sampling in A grade (-40C to 85C) in 28-pin SSOP packages with the 48-pin SSOP packages planned in Q3 2010. All products are expected to be in full production in Q3 2010. A high-resolution photo of automotive-qualified TrueTouch and CapSense devices is available at

Cypress 정보
Cypress는 제품 출시 기간을 단축하고 탁월한 시스템 가치를 제공하는 프로그램 가능 고성능 혼합 신호 솔루션을 제공합니다. Cypress는 높은 전압 및 LED 조명 애플리케이션용 PowerPSoC® 솔루션, 터치스크린용 CapSense® 터치 센싱 및 TrueTouch™ 솔루션 등과 같은 주요 PSoC® PSoC(Programmable System-on-Chip) 제품군과 파생 제품을 제공합니다. Cypress는 멀티미디어 핸드셋에서 연결성과 성능을 개선하는 고성능 West Bridge® 솔루션을 비롯한 USB 컨트롤러 분야에서 세계 정상급 기업으로, 고성능 메모리와 프로그래밍 가능 타이밍 장치 분야도 선도합니다. Cypress는 소비자, 모바일 핸드셋, 컴퓨팅, 데이터 통신, 자동차, 산업 및 군대 분야를 망라하여 수많은 시장을 지원합니다. Cypress trades on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol CY. Visit Cypress online at

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