ENP Newswire -
Release date- 28052014 - IDEX enters into a strategic agreement for next generation fingerprint sensors with leading capacitive touch-sensing interface supplier
Cypress is the world leader in capacitive user interface touch controllers.
The resulting sensor solutions will be extremely compact, support next-generation features and be cost-efficient, supporting
Cypress will promote the fingerprint sensor solution alongside touchscreen applications and supply the sensor products to major handset vendors in the mobile market, leveraging Cypress's established first-tier channels and mass production capabilities. Cypress serves numerous major markets, including consumer, mobile handsets, computation, data communications, automotive, industrial and military.
'Cypress is pleased to partner with IDEX to bring their innovative, high-performance fingerprint recognition technology to our well-established customer base in the mobile, wearables and Internet of Things markets,' said
'I am extremely pleased with this significant agreement with Cypress. This represents a key progression in
The partnership allows IDEX to deliver high-quality fingerprint sensor solutions in high volumes to customers in multiple markets including smartphone, tablets, wearables, identity cards and Internet of Things. Cypress's leadership in semiconductor design, touchscreen knowhow and excellence in high-quality manufacturing, combined with
IDEX expects this partnership to realize additional sensor and royalty revenues commencing in 2015. This will expand on the recent first-generation touch and swipe sensor product launches which are sampling with multiple customers for program insertion during the second quarter of 2014 with volumes expected during the second half of 2014.
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Cypress delivers high-performance, mixed-signal, programmable solutions that provide customers with rapid time-to-market and exceptional system value. Cypress offerings include the flagship PSoC 1, PSoC 3, PSoC 4 and PSoC 5LP programmable system-on-chip families. Cypress is the world leader in capacitive user interface solutions including CapSense touch sensing, TrueTouch touchscreens and trackpad solutions for notebook PCs and peripherals.
Cypress is a world leader in USB controllers, which enhance connectivity and performance in a wide range of consumer and industrial products. Cypress is also the world leader in
Cypress, the Cypress logo, PSoC, CapSense and TrueTouch are registered trademarks of
Combined with core software solutions for imaging and authentication, the SmartFinger technology enables on-device enrollment, template storage and verification within the very same module. SmartFinger solutions can be seamlessly integrated into a variety of embedded applications such as mobile phones, one-time password devices, Smartcards, payment and ID cards, payment terminals, access control devices and biometric security and login tokens.
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