Cypress Jumpstarts USB Power Delivery with Source-to-Synch Portfolio

June 11, 2019 Brandon Lewis

USB Power Delivery (USB-PD) has evolved into, well, a powerhouse, now capable of delivering up to 100 W of power thanks to version 3.0 of the spec. This opens USB up to a world of new power applications beyond just mobile devices. Here, Ganesh Subramaniam, Senior Business Unit Director for USB Type-C Product Management at Cypress Semiconductor, reviews how his company is attacking these new markets with a range of AC, DC, and control solutions that run from source to synch.

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Brandon Lewis, Editor-in-Chief of Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for guiding the property's content strategy, editorial direction, and engineering community engagement, which includes IoT Design, Automotive Embedded Systems, the Power Page, Industrial AI & Machine Learning, and other publications. As an experienced technical journalist, editor, and reporter with an aptitude for identifying key technologies, products, and market trends in the embedded technology sector, he enjoys covering topics that range from development kits and tools to cyber security and technology business models. Brandon received a BA in English Literature from Arizona State University, where he graduated cum laude. He can be reached by email at

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