Munich/Poing – EBV Elektronik, an Avnet company (NYSE: AVT) and a leading specialist in EMEA semiconductor distribution, announced the extension of the franchise with Cypress Semiconductor, a global leader in microcontrollers and specialized memories for embedded systems. The new agreement is effective immediately.
The extended agreement gives EBV Elektronik and its customers access to the entire portfolio of Cypress products including the Programmable Systems Division range of products featuring Cypress’ PSoC families of devices. PSoC is the world's only programmable embedded system-on-chip integrating high-performance analog, PLD-based programmable logic, memory and a microcontroller on a single chip. It is a very flexible microcontroller with re-configurable analog and digital functionality allowing customers vey easily to integrate a large amount of analog and digital functionality into the PSoC device saving on both BOM costs and time to market. Overall PSoC comprises 4 families of devices, (PSoC1, Psoc 3, PSoC4, & PsoC5LP) and over 450 individual devices.
“Cypress is traditionally strong in a variety of segments including automotive, consumer, medical and industrial applications as well as aerospace and telecommunications”, comments Karim Khebere, Vice President Technical Development at EBV Elektronik. “This matches perfectly with EBV’s strength providing excellent service, technical support and expertise to our customers in these areas. With the extended agreement we will be able to provide an expanded Cypress portfolio to our customers by ensuring this exceptional service and support for these pro