Cypress USB-C Technology Powers Advanced Mobile Computing Experience for Samsung DeX
EZ-PD™ Controllers Provide Plug-and-Play USB-C Connectivity and Fast Charging
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Pictured is the Samsung DeX Pad, which uses Cypress' USB-C technology to deliver versatile connectivity and fast charging to help enable the full-screen desktop experience that Samsung DeX brings to mobile devices. (Photo: Business Wire)
“As consumers increasingly use their mobile devices for business applications, Samsung’s DeX Pad with Cypress’ USB-C connectivity technology provides a truly mobile desktop computing experience through the Samsung DeX service to stay connected on-the-go,” said
DeX Pad integrates two Cypress EZ-PD USB-C port controllers. The EZ-PD CCG2 manages the power source coming from a USB PD charger on the USB-C port, and an EZ-PD CCG3 manages the interaction of compatible
Cypress’ EZ-PD portfolio was the industry’s first to support the USB PD 3.0 specification, enabling more robust end-to-end power delivery and charging solutions for laptop and mobile devices. Cypress’ EZ-PD CCG2 controller is the industry’s smallest one-chip, programmable PD controller that supports downstream facing port (DFP), upstream facing port (UFP) and dual role port (DRP) applications. CCG2 has seen widespread adoption in PCs, mobile devices, chargers and electronically-marked cables. Cypress also recently announced an automotive-grade EZ-PD CCG2 controller to bring the same plug-and-play USB-C user experience to cars. Cypress' EZ-PD CCG3 controller offers an unparalleled level of integration in a single chip, including USB Billboard and firmware update manager functionality, to minimize bill-of-material costs and simplify designs.
The USB Type-C and Power Delivery standards are gaining rapid support with top-tier electronics manufacturers by enabling slim industrial designs, easy-to-use connectors and cables, and the ability to transmit multiple protocols and deliver up to 100 Watts of power. The USB Type-C standard’s 2.4-mm-high connector plug is significantly smaller than the current 4.5-mm USB Standard-A connector. More info on Cypress’ USB-C and USB-PD solutions is available at www.cypress.com/Type-C.
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