ECIA Adds Eight New Members

ECIA is pleased to welcome the following eight companies to its roster of prominent electronic component distributors, suppliers and manufacturers’ reps. From the component manufacturer sector, Cypress Semiconductor, Marquardt Switches, Samtec, and Leader Tech Inc. have joined the organization recently. From the distributor community, ECIA welcomes Component Distributors, Inc. and Benchmark Connector Corporation. Strategic Automation Services and John F. Kilfoil Company, both manufacturers’ rep organizations, have…

Digi-Key Ships Cypress PSoC 6 BLE Pioneer Kit

Customers who opted in to be early adopters of the Cypress Semiconductor PSoC 6® BLE Pioneer Kit through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, will be seeing the product arrive at their doors shortly. The company has received their highly-anticipated stock and have begun processing and shipping customer pre-orders. Cypress’ PSoC 6 MCU is an IoT game changer.…

Cypress Demos Direct USB-C to HDMI Cable

San Jose, Calif. – Cypress Semiconductor Corp. claims the industry’s first complete solution for USB-C to native HDMI connections without adapters or converters. Based on Cypress EZ-PD USB-C controllers, the solution allows next-generation laptops, smartphones, tablets, digital cameras and other HDMI-enabled sources with USB-C connectors to connect directly to HDMI-enabled displays, including HD and 4K televisions,…

Avnet Expands Global Franchise with Cypress

Phoenix, Ariz. —Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced the expansion of its global franchise agreement with Cypress Semiconductor Corp. to include the portfolio of their recently acquired wireless Internet of Things (IOT) products. Effective immediately, Avnet customers in the Americas, EMEA and Asia, excluding Japan, will have access to the complete…

Mouser Stocks Cypress PSoC 4 Bluetooth Module

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now shipping the CY8CKIT-143A PSoC® 4 BLE 256K module from Cypress Semiconductor. This fully certified Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) module is an easy-to-use solution for creating a complete BLE system with Bluetooth 4.2 features — data length extension, upgraded privacy, and enhanced security — all of which are critical for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The module’s compatibility with Cypress’s small-footprint…

Cypress Semiconductor Makes Bid for ISSI

San Jose, Calif. — Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) today announced that it had sent the following letter to the Board of Directors of Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. May 13, 2015 Jimmy S.M. Lee Executive Chairman Scott D. Howarth President and Chief Executive Officer Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. 1623 Buckeye Drive Milpitas, California 95035 Messrs. Lee and…