Profile: Cypress Semiconductor Corp (CY.O)
26 May 2017
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, incorporated on September 26, 1986, manufactures embedded system solutions for automotive, industrial, home automation and appliances, consumer electronics and medical products. The Company's segments include Microcontroller and Connectivity Division (MCD), and Memory Products Division (MPD). Its programmable systems-on-chip, general-purpose microcontrollers, analog integrated circuits (ICs), wireless and Universal Serial Bus (USB)-C based connectivity solutions and memories help engineers design differentiated products.
The Company's products include Traveo MCUs and Flexible MCUs; PSoC 1, PSoC 3, PSoC 4 and PSoC 5LP; CapSense; TrueTouch Analog Power Management integrated circuits (PMICs) and energy harvesting solutions; Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi), Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy and ZigBee USB controllers; EZ-PD controllers for USB-C with Power Delivery; NOR Flash and HyperFlash; NAND Flash; HyperRAM; nvSRAMs, and Specialty Memories and Clocks. The Company serves a range of markets, including automotive, industrial, Internet of Things (IoT), consumer, computation, white goods, communication, handsets, medical, personal computer (PC) peripherals, consumer electronics, telecommunications, video, data communications and computation.
Microcontroller and Connectivity Division
MCD focuses on microcontroller (MCU), analog and wireless and wired connectivity solutions. The portfolio includes Traveo automotive MCUs, PSoC programmable system-on-chip MCUs, ARM Cortex-M4, -M3, -M0+ MCUs and R4 CPUs, analog PMIC Power Management ICs, CapSense capacitive-sensing controllers, TrueTouch touchscreen and fingerprint reader products, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy and ZigBee radios and WICED development platform for the IoT, and USB controllers, including solutions for the USB-C and USB Power Delivery (PD) standards. MCD includes wireless IoT connectivity solutions. This division also includes its intellectual property (IP) foundry business. It also includes its subsidiary, Deca Technologies, Inc.
Memory Products Division
MPD focuses on parallel and serial NOR flash memories, NAND flash memories, static random access memory (SRAM), ferroelectric-random access memory (F-RAM) ferroelectric memory devices and other specialty memories. This division also includes its subsidiary AgigA, Tech Inc.
The Company competes with Alcor Micro, Dialog Semiconductor, Everspin Technologies, Fujitsu, Genesys Logic, GigaDevice Semiconductor, GSI Technology, Infineon, Integrated Device Technology, Integrated Silicon Solution, Lattice Semiconductor, Macronix, Marvell, MediaTek, Microchip Technology, Micron Technology, Nordic Semiconductor, NXP Semiconductors NV, Qualcomm, Realtek, Renesas, Richtek, Silicon Laboratories, ST Microelectronics, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, VIA Labs and Winbond.
Cypress Semiconductor Corp
198 Champion Court
SAN JOSE CA 95134
Company Web Links
- BRIEF-Agiga Tech granted patent for hybrid non-volatile RAM in China
- BRIEF-Cypress reports Q1 loss per share $0.14
- BRIEF-Cypress resolves lawsuit brought by departed CEO T.J. Rodgers
- BRIEF-Cypress Semiconductor Corp enters into restated credit and guaranty agreement
- BRIEF-CypresFirst issues statement regarding elimination of cumulative voting at Cypress Semiconductor