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AN64846 - Getting Started with CapSense®

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Mar 02, 2021
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Capacitive touch sensing has changed the face of industrial design in products such as cellphones, PCs, consumer electronics, automotive, and white goods. Cypress CapSense solutions bring elegant, reliable, and easy-to-use capacitive touch sensing functionality to your design. Our capacitive touch sensing solutions have replaced more than four billion mechanical buttons.

This guide is an ideal starting point for those new to capacitive touch sensing (CapSense®) as well as for learning key design considerations and layout best practices to ensure design success.

In addition, you can use this guide to:

  • Become familiar with the technology underlying CapSense solutions
  • Understand important design considerations, such as layout, schematic, and EMI (Electro Magnetic Interference)
  • Become familiar with the CapSense product portfolio
  • Select the right device for your application
  • Migrate between CapSense devices
  • Become familiar with the many resources available to support your entire design cycle

Dear valued customer,

Thank you for choosing our products. They come with all the know-how and passion that our engineers have put into it. As you probably already know, Cypress is now Infineon. This is a major step for our company, but also for the good of you. 

Reliability and business continuity are of utmost importance for us. Hence, we remain fully committed to honoring existing customer and distributor relationships. This includes offering the legacy Cypress product portfolio. We thank you very much for your trusting support.

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