Lite-On Adopts Cypress's Low-Power 2.4-GHz WirelessUSB™-NL Solution for Wireless Mouse and Keyboard Set | Cypress Semiconductor
Lite-On Adopts Cypress's Low-Power 2.4-GHz WirelessUSB™-NL Solution for Wireless Mouse and Keyboard Set
Optimized Hardware and Protocol Enable Superior Performance
At an Extended Range of Up to 30 Meters
SAN JOSE, Calif., September 4, 2012 – Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: CY) today announced that Lite-On Technology Corporation, a leading PC peripheral and component manufacturer in Taiwan, has selected Cypress’s 2.4-GHz WirelessUSB™-NL radio-on-a-chip for its next-generation wireless keyboard and mouse set. WirelessUSB-NL’s low power consumption enables two AA batteries to power the mouse and keyboard for up to three years. The long range of WirelessUSB-NL also enables the wireless mouse and keyboard set to operate at a distance of up to 30 meters. Lite-On will also use Cypress’s enCoRe™ II and enCoRe V low-voltage companion microcontrollers for the USB dongle and mouse/keyboard respectively.
WirelessUSB-NL boasts an impressive -87 dBm receive sensitivity to enable longer range operations. The device features very low active and standby current (less than 1 uA), and has a closed-loop radio architecture that minimizes signal frequency drift for very robust radio performance. As with other Cypress WirelessUSB families, the WirelessUSB-NL device offers superior performance in the presence of common interference from 2.4-GHz sources such as WiFi, Bluetooth, cordless phones and microwaves.
“We are pleased to see the launch of Lite-On’s ground breaking mouse and keyboard set,” said Jayant Somani, senior director of worldwide marketing for Cypress’s Data Communication Division. “With industry-leading battery life, long-range operation, and the superior noise immunity of Cypress’s Wireless USB, Lite-On has set a new benchmark for performance.”
“Cypress provided a total solution with high performance and best-in-class immunity to RF interference,” said Jerry Lee, Manager of Wireless Technology Design in Human Input Solution SBU of Lite-On. “Cypress also provides excellent technical support, accompanying enCoRe microcontrollers, and outstanding reference designs.”
WirelessUSB-NL is complemented by Cypress’ enCoRe™ II and enCoRe V low-voltage, highly integrated microcontrollers, offering manufacturers a single source of supply and support. WirelessUSB-NL also supports Cypress’ Agile HID™ protocol that allows existing WirelessUSB customers to get started quickly on their designs without any additional effort. More information on the WirelessUSB-NL product is available at www.cypress.com/go/wirelessusbnl.
WirelessUSB delivers the best combination of performance and cost versus competing wireless technologies. Featuring a highly integrated radio transceiver plus digital baseband on a single chip, WirelessUSB enables designers to significantly decrease development time, component count and system cost while improving operating range, power-consumption and latency. Please visit www.cypress.com/go/wireless for more details on the WirelessUSB portfolio.
About Lite-On IT
Lite-On Technology is a leading provider of innovative products for both global and domestic markets, including imaging products, enclosures, power supplies and LEDs. Lite-On's primary objective for all product lines is to be number one in Taiwan and within the top three in the global market.
Lite-On's distinguished reputation has its beginnings in the Taiwan LED industry, where we have ranked number one for the past 30 years. Among Lite-On's many LED products, photocouplers occupy a 14% market share globally. Lite-On is also the world’s largest notebook adapter manufacturer, holding a 60% global market share. Other major products include projector power supplies, phone camera modules, keyboards, and enclosures, all of which have large global market shares. For more information visit www.liteon.com.
Cypress delivers high-performance, mixed-signal, programmable solutions that provide customers with rapid time-to-market and exceptional system value. Cypress offerings include the flagship PSoC® 1, PSoC 3, and PSoC 5 programmable system-on-chip families and derivatives, CapSense® touch sensing and TrueTouch® solutions for touchscreens. Cypress is the world leader in USB controllers, including the high-performance West Bridge® solution that enhances connectivity and performance in multimedia handsets, PCs and tablets. Cypress is also the world leader in SRAM memories. Cypress serves numerous markets including consumer, mobile handsets, computation, data communications, automotive, industrial and military. Cypress trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol CY. Visit Cypress online at www.cypress.com.
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