Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: CY) said its easy-to-use, single-mode PSoCÂ® 4 BLE Programmable System-on-Chip and PRoCâ¢ BLE Programmable Radio-on-Chip solutions are the world´s first to achieve full-featured Bluetooth 4.2 qualification, which includes three key benefits for the Internet of Things (IoT).
The benefits include:
Data-Length Extension — A maximum data rate of 800 Kbps, 2.5 times faster than Bluetooth 4.1
LE Privacy — Upgraded privacy that allows a user to designate trusted transmission sources and prevent tracking
LE Secure Connections — Enhanced user security during connection setup to avoid eavesdropping attacks.
These features enable Cypress´s Bluetooth Low Energy solutions to address a broader range of applications for the IoT. More information on the Cypress Bluetooth Low Energy portfolio is available at http://www.cypress.com/ble.
Cypress delivers high-performance, high-quality solutions at the heart of today´s most advanced embedded systems, from automotive, industrial and networking platforms to highly interactive consumer and mobile devices.