Cypress Kicks Off Countdown to Mark 1 Billionth CapSense Capacitive Touch-Sensing Controller Shipment [Manufacturing Close - Up]
(Manufacturing Close - Up Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Cypress Semiconductor Corp., a company focusing on capacitive touch-sensing, announced it is nearing the shipment of its 1 billionth CapSense capacitive touch-sensing controller.
According to a release, Cypress has launched a counter on cypress.com to track the approach to the milestone, which the company will commemorate by recognizing the customer receiving the 1 billionth unit.
Cypress said its CapSense touch-sensing solutions have replaced over 4.5 billion mechanical buttons in mobile handsets, laptops, consumer electronics, home appliances, medical equipment, automotive applications, and many other systems with mechanical buttons or switches.
"Closing in on shipping 1 billion capacitive touch-sensing controllers is proof-positive of our market leadership-now at 4x the sales of the No. 2 provider," said Hassane El-Khoury, executive vice president of Cypress's Programmable Systems Division. "Cypress's reliable, robust CapSense solutions have continued to build a significant market advantage-strengthened through innovative world- class features such as proximity sensing, water tolerance, passive stylus support, and gloved-finger sensing. Equally important, Cypress offers a complete design ecosystem that makes implementing CapSense solutions fast and easy."
Cypress's CapSense portfolio, the industry's broadest and most integrated, enhances industrial design and reliability with the world's most noise-immune and water tolerant capacitive touch- sensing interfaces, including proximity sensing, where direct touch is not required. CapSense controllers feature an operating voltage range and multiple low-power modes, making them highly suitable for regulated and unregulated battery-operated applications. Cypress's SmartSense Auto-Tuning algorithm saves design and production cycles, accelerating time-to-market for CapSense customers, while ensuring optimal sensor performance during run-time. Cypress also affects designs with its EZ-Click customizer tool, GUI-based software that combines device configuration, visual feedback, and production line testing for streamlined register configuration of controllers in its CapSense Express family.
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