Hsinchu, Taiwan and Santa Clara, Calif. – Feb 22, 2011 - ITE Tech. Inc. (TAIEX : 3014), a professional Taiwan fabless IC design house, and Alvand Technologies, a leading provider of high-performance, ultra low-power mixed signal IP solutions, today announce a joint development for a highly integrated, low power mobile TV frontend receiver. The partnership between the companies is aimed at delivering the most competitive mobile TV frontend solutions for DVB-T/H, CMMB, and ISDB-T One-Seg with ultra low-power feature, which is a critical requirement for mobile TV applications.
The joint development combines best-in-class technologies from ITE and Alvand. With ITE’s customer-proven digital TV baseband technology which are widely deployed in over 20 million units of PC TV, set-top-box, pocket TV, iDTV, and Alvand’s award-wining RF and Mixed-Signal silicon solutions featuring significantly ultra lower power consumption, smaller silicon die size, higher component integration, and improved dynamic range performance, the low power mobile TV frontend receiver provides the end users with enhanced video quality, minimized interference, and longer battery life.
"We developed the mobile TV solution together with Alvand Technologies because of their deep expertise and proven ability in developing and delivering best-in-class Data Converters IP as well as mixed signal and RF blocks. Ultra low power and minimum die area IP is essential for mobile TV applications, and with our joint development we did bring the whole concept to a whole new level." said Allen Lu, general manager of mobile TV business unit.
“We are pleased to have partnered with ITE, which is leading the digital TV market in terms of market share and design wins,” said Mansour Keramat, president and CEO of Alvand Technologies. “As one of the major industry leader in ultra low power, high-performance RF and mixed-signal technologies, Alvand is excited to benefit from the growth in the mobile TV market and our partnership with ITE.”
About ITE Tech. Inc.
ITE Tech. Inc. is a professional fabless IC design house, established in 1996 and headquartered in Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan. ITE started from the development of PC and NB controller chips in the early years and takes the lead in Super I/O as well as Keyboard and Embedded Controller technology. Following steady growth, ITE gradually expands in the product line and technology field. ITE Tech. Inc. specializes in software/hardware development on PC/NB Controller, Flash Controller, Digital TV Receiver, Multimedia Controller, and Analog IC, and specially focuses on Asia and Europe market.
About Alvand Technologies
Alvand Technologies is an award winning fabless semiconductor company that specializes in high-performance, high speed analog and mixed signal solutions for wireless and wired communications, imaging, ultrasound. Alvand provides intellectual property (IP) solutions to high performance and high speed video AFEs, ADCs and DACs using ultra low power and small core area, with patented substrate noise isolation.