From: Blinded by numbers, first published in October 2007.
Cambridge-based Cyan Holdings is a fabless semiconductor business that specialises in microcontrollers. It was founded in 2002 and the key product is the ultra low power eCOG1 16-bit microcontroller unit. More recently it has developed a 32-bit microcontroller unit. Cyan has its own free design tool called CyanIDE which enables customers to design their own microcontrollers. Cyan’s microcontrollers are particular suited to wireless, EPoS and handheld devices. The main selling points are the low power and potential reduction in cost and time. Read more 'Cyan Holdings'