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Cypress University Alliance To Hold Two-Day PSoC® Professors Workshop

Last Updated: March 05, 2007

Workshop Scheduled so Embedded Systems Conference Attendees can Participate

SAN JOSE, Calif. - March 5, 2007 - Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: CY) today announced that it is hosting a Professor's Workshop at San Jose State University as part of its University Alliance program. The two-day workshop will introduce Cypress's Programmable System-on-Chip™ (PSoC®) solution and demonstrate how PSoC can enhance the engineering learning experience.

The event will be held Thursday and Friday, March 29-30, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time on March 29 in Room 288 of the Engineering Building at San Jose State University, One Washington Square, San Jose.  Professors and Teaching Assistants can register online at or by calling Carey Patrick at 408-544-1089.

The workshop is timed to allow Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) attendees to conveniently participate in the workshop prior to the start of the conference." ESC will be held from April 1-5 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose.

The workshop will include an introduction to PSoC and three hands-on lab sessions highlighting the practical application of PSoC in teaching the concepts of pulse wave modulation, analog-to-digital conversion and dynamic reconfiguration. An introduction to Cypress's PSoC Express™ visual embedded development software is also part of the workshop. Professors will use a PSoC Express demonstration kit to visually implement an array of applications, and keep the kit free of charge for use in developing coursework that teaches analog, digital and microcontroller concepts as well as developing designs quickly and confidently.

About Cypress
Cypress delivers high-performance, mixed-signal, programmable solutions that provide customers with rapid time-to-market and exceptional system value." Cypress offerings include the PSoC® Programmable System-on-Chip™, USB controllers, general-purpose programmable clocks and memories. Cypress also offers wired and wireless connectivity solutions ranging from its WirelessUSB™ radio system-on-chip, to West Bridge™ and EZ-USB® FX2LP controllers that enhance connectivity and performance in multimedia handsets. Cypress serves numerous markets including consumer, computation, data communications, automotive, industrial, and solar power. Cypress trades on the NYSE under the ticker symbol CY. Visit Cypress online at


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