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Cypress’s New Hub Controller Achieves USB-IF Certification

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 8:42am
WDD Staff

Cypress Semiconductor (San Jose, CA) [NASDAQ: CY] has announced a new USB 3.0 hub controller certified by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) for the SuperSpeed USB 5 Gbps standard. The EZ-USB HX3 USB 3.0 hub controller offers a feature set, with robust interoperability, extensive charging support, and full configurability, making it ideal for docking stations, monitors, Ultrabook devices, digital TVs, set-top boxes, printers, and servers. The HX3 USB 3.0 hub controller offers:

  • A Ghost Charging feature for charging of devices without a host.
  • Support of the USB-IF Battery Charging v1.2 specification & charging of Apple devices.
  • Up to 8 downstream ports.
  • Full configurability via I2C EEPROM, I2C Slave, & GPIO options.

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