SmartSense™ is the latest advance from Cypress - the world leader in Capacitive Sensing. With SmartSense’ Cypress has incorporated a sophisticated algorithm which automatically optimizes CapSense performance in a wide range of applications such as Multi-media buttons, Printers, Bluetooth Headsets etc. Many generic microcontroller solutions available in the market today require customers to identify and optimize many parameters making the tuning a time-consuming process. SmartSense makes Cypress CapSense the easiest solution to use in the market reducing time to market significantly.
Key Features :
- Automatically adjust for manufacturing variation e.g., parasitic capacitance change due to PCB process variation
- Easily tunable for multiple overlay material and thickness with one configurable parameter
- Available in Cypress’s new low-power, 1.71V CapSense family : CY8C20xx6A, CY8CMBRxxxx
- Support for up to 33 CapSense I/Os and 6 Sliders
- Use with Proximity Sensing, Waterproofing, LED Dimming etc.
- Patented CSD algorithm for robust immunity to conducted and radiated noise
- Available in PSoC Designer 5.0, SP 6 or later