Accelent Supports Cypress USB Drivers in Schema Development Suite

8/29/2003 - Accelent Systems Inc. announced that Cypress Semiconductor has joined the Accelent Alliance and that it supports Cypress’s USB drivers in the Schema Development SuiteTM.

Accelent Systems established the Accelent Alliance, a community of companies offering products and services to the embedded device market that support the Microsoft Windows CE .NET operating system and Pocket PC. The power behind Accelent Systems’ new alliance program enables the members to get a "jump start" on emerging applications – without the overhead of additional resources. This is achieved by:

Schema Development Suite, a tool consisting of more than 100 device drivers and hardware reference material for multiple device designs, accelerates the development process –quickly and easily facilitating the creation of Board Support Packages (BSPs) for products of tomorrow.

According to Albert McCabe, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Accelent Systems, "Cypress Semiconductor is a strong Accelent Alliance member, and their USB drivers are a great addition to the Schema Development Suite. By incorporating Cypress’s technology into Schema, customers can easily include Cypress’s USB solutions into their embedded device. Accelent believes that support for Cypress’s USB products increase functionality and, ultimately, customer satisfaction."

"Accelent Systems is an important partner in the mobile development market," states Brian Booker, product manager, USB Hosts, at Cypress Semiconductor. "It's critical for our customers to minimize development costs and risk in their PDA, Smartphone and Tablet PC designs. The Schema Development Suite helps them meet these challenges. Support for our products underscores Accelent's commitment to innovation, so customers can take advantage of the latest technologies while accelerating time-to-market."

About Cypress Semiconductor
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE: CY) is Connecting from Last Mile to First MileTM with high-performance solutions for personal, network access, enterprise, metro switch, and core communications-system applications. Cypress ConnectsTM using wireless, wireline, digital, and optical transmission standards, including USB, Fibre Channel, SONET/SDH, Gigabit Ethernet, and DWDM. Leveraging its process and system-level expertise, Cypress makes industry-leading physical layer devices, framers, and network search engines, along with a broad portfolio of high-bandwidth memories, timing technology solutions, and programmable microcontrollers. More information about Cypress is accessible online at

About Accelent Systems
As a leading enabler of embedded devices and Gold-level member of Microsoft’s Windows Embedded Partner Program, Accelent Systems provides proven solutions for rapidly developing robust Microsoft Windows CE.NET, Pocket PC, Pocket PC Phone Edition and Smartphone devices. Supporting ARM based processors; Accelent Systems is an Intel® PCA Developer Network Charter member and an independent Texas Instruments OMAP Technology Center (OTC). Headquartered in Akron, Ohio Accelent Systems provides system software, development platforms and professional services, to expedite devices time-to-market at less cost and risk than traditional development methods. For more information, contact sales at +1-330-864-2300, 1-877-855-8005 (toll free in the US) or visit

Cypress and the Cypress logo are registered trademarks of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation. "Connecting from Last Mile to First Mile" and "Cypress Connects" are trademarks of Cypress.

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