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Cypress's PSoC® 3 and PSoC 5 Architectures and PSoC Creator™ Design Tool Named Finalists for EDN Magazine's Innovation Awards | Cypress Semiconductor

Cypress's PSoC® 3 and PSoC 5 Architectures and PSoC Creator™ Design Tool Named Finalists for EDN Magazine's Innovation Awards

최신 업데이트: 2018년 3월 7일

Editors Select Revolutionary Embedded Design Platform from Hundreds of Nominations;
More Information and Voting at

SAN JOSE, Calif., 2010년 3월 3일 – EDN magazine has named the PSoC® 3 and PSoC 5 programmable system-on-chip architectures and the PSoC Creator™ software tool from Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) as finalists for this year’s EDN Innovation Awards. The new PSoC 3 and PSoC 5 architectures dramatically increase performance and extend the world’s only programmable analog and digital embedded design platform, delivering unmatched integration and flexibility across 8-, 16-, and 32-bit applications. The platform is powered by the revolutionary PSoC Creator Integrated Development Environment, which enables engineers to design the way they think and dramatically shorten time-to-market. EDN’s editors selected the Cypress solutions from hundreds of nominations, with the PSoC 3 and PSoC 5 devices named in the Microcontrollers category and the PSoC Creator IDE named in the Software/Embedded Tools category.

Instituted in 1990, the Innovation Awards honor the people, products, and technologies that have shaped the semiconductor industry over the past year. Through March 19, EDN’s worldwide audience of electronic engineers and engineering managers will use an online ballot to select the ultimate winners from among the finalists. EDN’s editorial staff also takes part in determining the final winners. Winners will be announced at a reception and awards ceremony on April 26, in San Jose. More information on the nominees and voting for the winners is available at .

PSoC 3 and PSoC 5 offer high-precision programmable analog including 12- to 20-bit ADCs, digital logic libraries full of dozens of drop-in peripherals, best-in-class power management and rich connectivity resources. The PSoC Creator IDE introduces a unique schematic-based design methodology along with fully tested, pre-packaged analog and digital peripherals easily customizable through user-intuitive wizards and APIs to meet specific design requirements. More information on the PSoC platform is available at, and free downloads of PSoC Creator are available at

“It is an honor to have the respected editors of EDN select our PSoC 3 and PSoC 5 architectures and accompanying PSoC Creator Software IDE as finalists, and to have the worldwide electronics engineering community consider the platform for Innovation Awards,” said Norm Taffe, executive vice president of the Consumer and Computation Division at Cypress. “I fully believe the new PSoC platform represents a revolutionary shift in embedded design, enabling developers to use programmable resources to create, change and reuse designs quickly and efficiently in software.”

About PSoC 3 and PSoC 5
The new PSoC 3 and PSoC 5 architectures include high-precision programmable analog capability (up to 20-bit resolution for an Analog to Digital Converter) and expanded programmable digital resources integrated with powerful, industry-standard MCU cores and ample memory and communications peripherals. The PSoC 3 devices are based on a new, high-performance 8-bit 8051 processor, while the PSoC 5 devices include a powerful 32-bit Arm Cortex™-M3 processor. The new products provide designers with a seamless, programmable design platform, enabling easy migration from 8 to 32 bits. The robust features of these new solutions dramatically expand the applications and markets that PSoC can address, including automotive, portable medical, industrial and many more. More information about PSoC products is available at and free online training is 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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