Cypress Extends Scalability of Automotive MCU Portfolio with New Series for Secure, High-Speed Networking in Instrument Clusters and Body Applications
"Our newest 40nm MCUs add to the industry-leading scalability of the Traveo platform for instrument clusters, giving automotive customers options for simple displays in mass-market vehicles up to our MCUs for advanced 3D color graphics in luxury vehicles," said
The new Traveo S6J336xx and S6J337xx series leverage Cypress' 40nm embedded charge-trap (eCT™) Flash technology for higher performance and reliability. The MCU series are based on an ARM® Cortex®-R5 core with robust, 132-MHz performance and feature up to 2MB of high-density embedded flash for application storage. The MCUs offer an LCD interface that supports 4com x 32 segment, which can be used for a basic LCD display such as the odometer. The interface also supports Thin-Film-Transistor (TFT) display sizes up to 480x240 pixels with a sequencer that simplifies control of the meter display, which can be used to show simple diagnostics such as tire pressure or that a door is open. A partial wake-up mode allows the MCUs to operate some functions while the core is in sleep mode and to only wake up if needed, enabling the lowest possible system power consumption. The MCUs also support on-chip sound mixing, eliminating the need for an external mixing IC. Cypress offers a broad range of variations in the series that enables customers to easily develop derivative solutions.
The new Traveo MCUs include the S6J351Cx series, which are targeted for body electronics applications. The series also leverages Cypress' 40nm eCT Flash technology and integrate an ARM Cortex-R5 core with 132-MHz performance, along with up to 2MB of high-density embedded flash for application storage.
The Traveo S6J336xx, S6J337xx and S6J351Cx series are sampling now and will be in production in the first quarter of 2018. The MCUs are each available in a 144-pin or 176-pin thermally enhanced quad flat package (TEQFP), and additional package options are in development.
Cypress Enables Leading-Edge Automotive Systems
Cypress works with the world's top automotive companies to bring leading-edge automotive systems typical of luxury models to mainstream vehicles, including Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), 3-D graphics displays, wireless connectivity, full-featured touchscreens and superior body electronics. Cypress' automotive portfolio includes the Traveo MCU family, power-management ICs (PMICs), PSoC® programmable system-on-chip solutions, CapSense® capacitive-sensing solutions, TrueTouch® touchscreens, NOR flash, F-RAM™ and
Cypress is the leader in advanced embedded system solutions for the world's most innovative automotive, industrial, home automation and appliances, consumer electronics and medical products. Cypress' programmable systems-on-chip, general-purpose microcontrollers, analog ICs, wireless and USB-based connectivity solutions and reliable, high-performance memories help engineers design differentiated products and get them to market first. Cypress is committed to providing customers with the best support and engineering resources on the planet enabling innovators and out-of-the-box thinkers to disrupt markets and create new product categories in record time. To learn more, go to www.cypress.com.
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