Cypress Semiconductor: New Programmable USB 3.0 Controllers
Cypress Semiconductor, San Jose, Calif., at IDF unveiled three new USB 3.0 solutions the company said will enable new applications of the 5-Gbps SuperSpeed USB 3.0 standard. These include:
* The EZ-USB CX3 programmable camera controller for adding USB 3.0 connectivity to image sensors supporting the Mobile Industry Processor Interface (MIPI) Camera Serial Interface Type 2 (CSI-2) standard for CCTV.
* The EZ-USB FX3S USB 3.0 storage controller, which supports dual Secure Digital (SD) or embedded MultiMedia Card (eMMC) interfaces. It is based on Cypress's West Bridge architecture to allow simultaneous links among storage media, application processors and USB 3.0.
* The EZ-USB FX3 CSP USB 3.0 peripheral controller for industrial and consumer camera designs.