Montreal, Canada – March 29, 2017 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced immediate sampling availability of Cypress’s new CYW43455 and CYW54907 802.11ac wireless connectivity solutions for the IoT, with full production scheduled for May 2017.
These new WICED®-based Wi-Fi® MCU and combo solutions from Cypress streamline the integration of high performance Wi-Fi into IoT devices, thus yielding better range and lower power, along with crisp audio and video quality. They deliver advanced coexistence and robust connectivity combining 802.11ac high-performance Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), paving the way for mass adoption into IoT applications.
Wi-Fi networks powered by 802.11ac simultaneously deliver low-latency and high-speed with secure device authentication, making them ideal for connecting things directly to the cloud. The new highly integrated Cypress CYW43455 advanced multi-radio wireless solution incorporates high-performance 802.11ac, low-power Bluetooth 4.2 and BLE, which is perfectly suited for smart home products such as security cameras requiring high-speed Wi-Fi combined with low power BLE connections for motion sensing.
The Cypress CYW54907 802.11ac microcontroller (MCU) integrates a high-performance 320-MHz ARM® Cortex®-R4 application processor and an advanced 802.11ac subsystem. This powerful dual-band solution offers bridging for IoT gateways and synchronized streaming audio solutions.
“Wi-Fi is the backbone of Internet connectivity, and 802.11ac high-performance Wi-Fi has become the standard for enterprise infrastructure and home gateways,” said Michael Hogan, Vice President of the IoT Business Unit at Cypress. “802.11ac is now beginning to ramp in IoT devices, helping them meet coexistence challenges in sharing the crowded 2.4-GHz band with Bluetooth devices, delivering cleaner air for audio, video and voice control data, as well as improved network performance for multi-user environments.”
“These new products fit perfectly into Future Electronics’ IoT strategy,” said Matthew Rotholz, Vice President of Future Connectivity Solutions. “Our partnership with Cypress continues to grow as we work closely together to provide differentiated and creative wireless solutions for our customers.”
To find out more information about Cypress products available through Future Electronics, as well as access to the world’s largest available-to-sell inventory, visit: www.FutureElectronics.com
Founded in 1982, Cypress is the leader in advanced embedded system solutions for the world’s most innovative automotive, industrial, home automation and appliances, consumer electronics and medical products. Cypress’ programmable systems-on-chip, general-purpose microcontrollers, analog ICs, wireless and USB-based connectivity solutions and reliable, high-performance memories help engineers design differentiated products and get them to market first. Cypress is committed to providing customers with the best support and engineering resources on the planet enabling innovators and out-of-the-box thinkers to disrupt markets and create new product categories in record time.
About Future Electronics
Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, President, Future Electronics has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future’s mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit: www.FutureElectronics.com.
Martin H. Gordon
Director, Corporate Communications
514-694-7710 (ext. 2236)