Ottawa, Ontario -- September 14, 2007 -- Kaben Wireless Silicon Inc, one of the industry's leading wireless semiconductor design companies, announced today the appointment of Dr. James S. Wight as Chief Scientist.
In his new role, Dr Wight will be responsible for spearheading Kaben’s development activities in innovative RF technologies. He will also be instrumental in marketing projects aimed at enhancing the company’s industry standing as the world’s authority in frequency synthesis and advanced filtering which are at the core of most wireless integrated circuits.
Dr Wight is an RF industry veteran with over 30 years of experience in antennas, microwave circuits, and synchronizer circuits for wireless communications, radar, and radio navigation. He has been a professor at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario and throughout the past 25 years was involved in variety of prominent roles in CAL Corporation, EMS, Vistar, Philsar, Conexant, IceFyre, CRC and AlleWin. He holds 22 patents to his credit.
Announcing the appointment, Tom Riley, President, said, “Jim brings with him a combination of both research and industrial applications experience in RF semiconductors which will help target our unique expertise in Sampling IF Filtering and frequency synthesis to product development opportunities.”
On his new appointment, Dr Wight said, “This is an exciting opportunity for me to join one of the most creative engineering organizations in this field. The company’s recent work on highly integrated FM/AM tuners as well as wireless USB shows the value of advanced technologies in creating leading edge licensable IP products.”
“Enhancing our team is an important element in supporting our unique technology which we are taking to market through joint product ventures and private labeling opportunities currently pursued”, stated Paul Slaby, Chairman.
Founded in 2000, Kaben is a developer of wireless semiconductors, specializing in programmable filters and frequency synthesizers for wireless applications such as integrated radios, tuners and cell phones. The company develops and licenses complete designs and mixed-signal building blocks that are key to creating advanced SoC products. It delivers high-performance, proven IP to manufacturers in the wireless communications market, that significantly reduces risk, cost, and time to market. Kaben's IP product offering includes Frequency Synthesizers, Sampling IF Filters, FM/AM Tuners, D/A Converters, and Programmable Clock Generators. For more information, please visit our website at www.kabenwireless.com