Wireless Applications

Cypress Intros CyFi Low-Power RF for Embedded Control

October 28, 2008

New Starter Kit allows users to evaluate the 2.4-GHz system for embedded control applications; kit showcases its interference immunity, intelligent power management and ease-of-use, along with flexibility and integration of the company's PSoC technology.

SAN JOSE, CA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:CY) today introduced a complete 2.4-GHz solution for the embedded market. The new CyFi Low-Power RF solution delivers the industry's leading combination of reliable connectivity, power-efficiency and superior range, and is supported by the flexible and easy-to-use PSoC programmable system-on-chip. The solution is optimized for low-power wireless sensor networks and human-to-machine interfaces in a broad range of applications, including home and building automation, remote controls, health and fitness equipment, and industrial monitoring.

Cypress also rolled out a PSoC FirstTouch Starter Kit with CyFi Low-Power RF (CY3271) to evaluate the quick prototyping and debugging of wireless systems based on the CyFi solution, along with development and expansion kits to streamline system design for beginning and expert designers.

The CYRF7936 CyFi transceiver is now available in a 40-pin QFN package. The CY3271 PSoC FirstTouch Starter Kit, CY3271-EXP1 Environmental Sensing Kit, CY3271-RFBOARD RF Expansion Kit with CyFi Technology and the CyFi Development Kit (CY3210-CYFI) are currently available on the Cypress Online Store as well as in Cypress's channel partners' inventories.

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 PSoC Programmable System-on-Chip, USB controllers, general-purpose programmable clocks and memories. 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, and industrial. Cypress trades on the NYSE under the ticker symbol CY.

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