Cypress adds Alibaba cloud support to Internet of Things ecosystem

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY), the embedded solutions leader, has announced that it has expanded the cloud connectivity offerings for its Internet of Things (IoT) solutions with AliOS Things, Alibaba´s embedded IoT operating system, the company said.

Developers can now streamline connections to Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, and design differentiated products with the flexible computing and security features of Cypress´ programmable PSoC® microcontrollers (MCUs) and the robust wireless connectivity of its industry-leading Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® portfolio for the IoT.

Cypress´ PSoC 6 MCUs have passed the advanced certification for AliOS Things with Alibaba Cloud connectivity. PSoC 6 is purpose-built for the IoT, providing the industry´s lowest power, most flexible dual-core Arm® Cortex®-M4 and Cortex-M0+ MCU with hardware-based security.

The PSoC 6 architecture is built on ultra-low-power 40-nm process technology, and the MCUs feature low-power design techniques that deliver industry-best active power to extend battery life up to a full week for wearables.

Cypress is the provider of advanced embedded system solutions for the world´s most innovative automotive, industrial, smart home appliances, consumer electronics and medical products. Cypress´ microcontrollers, wireless and USB-based connectivity solutions, analog ICs 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 development resources on the planet enabling them to disrupt markets by creating new product categories in record time. To learn more, go to www.cypress.com.