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Cypress and MyScript partner for bringing advanced HMI technology to the automotive industry.

M2 EQUITYBITES-June 15, 2016-Cypress and MyScript partner for bringing advanced HMI technology to the automotive industry


Cypress Semiconductor Corp (Nasdaq:CY), a provider of controllers for car infotainment systems, and MyScript, a provider in automotive HMI technologies, announced on Tuesday that the two companies have joined forces to include MyScript's intuitive and precise handwriting recognition technology to automotive designers worldwide powered by Cypress's Traveo microcontroller (MCU) family.

MyScript's automotive HMI input method technology enables a low-distraction user interface. Drivers can write characters or numerals, or simply gesture with their fingertips on a touchscreen or touchpad to quickly and discreetly accomplish important tasks, such as selecting a destination, making a telephone call or noting information.

Cypress offers TrueTouch capacitive touchscreen and touchpad solutions with industry-leading resistance to electrical noise, glove touch and water resistance, which combine with the Traveo MCU solutions to enable innovative and robust automotive HMI.

The two companies have been working together in the automotive market achieving several large successes and are now intensifying their activities together to bring a faster time-to-market solution to automotive developers for dashboards, navigation, head-up displays and HVAC systems in vehicles.

MyScript is a market leader in accurate, high-performance handwriting recognition and digital ink management technology.

Cypress provides solutions at the heart of most advanced embedded systems, from automotive, industrial and networking platforms to highly interactive consumer and mobile devices.

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