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Cygnal Integrated Products Tiny Microcontroller Named EDN Innovation of the Year Awards Finalist
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Austin, TX ­ Selected from a field of hundreds of candidates, Cygnal Integrated Products C8051F300 mixed-signal Flash MCU has been nominated for EDN Magazine¹s 2001 Innovation of the Year award in the 8/16-bit processor category.

The C8051F300 is a full-featured mixed-signal microcontroller in a remarkably small 3mm x 3mm Micro Lead-Frame (MLP) package. This microcontroller boasts an unprecedented feature set for its size, enabling localized data acquisition, processing, communication and control in a tiny footprint. "This award-winning combination of features, performance, and packaging allows design engineers to add new levels of functionality in space constrained applications," said Danny Allred, product marketing manager for Cygnal.

EDN Magazine¹s exclusive awards program is dedicated to honoring truly outstanding engineering products in the electronics industry. A panel of EDN technical editors selected the finalists, and winners will be chosen by EDN's readers through an online ballot at through February 14. Winners will be announced at an awards banquet on March 12 in San Francisco, and then publicly in the special section of the March 21 issue of EDN.

About Cygnal

Founded in March 1999, Cygnal Integrated Products, Inc. of Austin, TX designs, manufactures and markets advanced in-system programmable, mixed-signal System-on-Chip products and associated support tools. These unique devices embody the company's no-compromise attitude and distinguished technical skill base integrating world-class analog, high-speed digital and FLASH memory functionality into a single powerful chip. The combination of mixed-signal integration and field programmability offers tangible user benefits through higher component integration, greater design flexibility, faster time-to-market, superior system performance and improved end product differentiation. Cygnal products deliver advanced application solutions expressly designed to address a broad range of markets including communications systems, industrial equipment and consumer products.

Cygnal and are trademarks of Cygnal Integrated Products, Inc.

Company Contact

Don Alfano
Cygnal Integrated Products, Inc.
4301 Westbank Drive
Building B - Suite 100
Austin, Texas 78746
512.327.7088 x205

Editorial Contact

Erin Stolle
Protean Marketing Inc.
9020 N. Capital of Texas Highway
Building 1, Suite 220
Austin, TX 78759

Dateline: 02/06/02