IDT buys NXP's data converter assets
July 20, 2012 // Jean-Pierre Joosting
Analog and mixed-signal chip vendor Integrated Device Technology Inc., has announced the separate acquisitions of NXP Semiconductors NV's high-speed data converter assets and Alvand Technologies Inc., an analog IP company specializing in data converters. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.
IDT (San Jose, CA) said the deals would solidify its position in the wireless infrastructure market. The company said it could now offer technologies for wireless base stations, including RF components, analog-to-digital converters, digital-to-analog converters and other products.
"Over 10 months in the making, this pair of complementary acquisitions enables us to deliver what our customers have been asking for—a complete signal chain lineup from antenna to network," said Ted Tewksbury, IDT's president and CEO, in a statement.
Tewksbury said NXP's data converter portfolio provides leading edge production and Alvand's IP would be critical to IDT's next-generation product roadmap. "Having access to all the critical analog and digital functions in the base station uniquely positions IDT to optimize our customers’ system-level performance, power, cost and time-to-market," Tewksbury said.
Earlier this year, IDT acquired connectivity chip vendor PLX Technology Inc., in a cash and stock deal worth about $330 million.
Intel leads non-iPad tablet processor market
October 01, 2014
Intel, which has been striving to get processor design wins in mobile devices, has made progress in the tablet computer rising ...
Could low-power 3D nanomagnetic logic replace transistors?
Oscilloscope engine plugs into portable Apple products
BMW joins forces with Baidu for automated driving
Self-tuning acoustic-ready chip increases audio focus
16nm FinFETs boost ARM's 64-bit big.LITTLE
September 30, 2014
TSMC and ARM today have announced the results from a key FinFET silicon validation of the ARM big.LITTLE implementation, ...
X-ray imaging reveals path to extending battery lifetimes
Electron innovation prolongs power in mobile devices
What Is Digital Power System Management?
- Solutions for Millimeter Wave Wireless Backhaul
- Enter Linduino
- A Novel Approach to Industrial Rectifier Systems
- Putting FPGAs to Work in Software Radio Systems Handbook
InterviewCEO interview: AMS' Laney on driving a sensor-driven business
Kirk Laney, CEO of Austrian mixed-signal chip and sensor company AMS, wants to leverage the opportunity that technology affords to create new markets for sensors and sensor interfaces.
Filter WizardCheck out the Filter Wizard Series of articles by Filter Guru Kendall Castor-Perry which provide invaluable practical Analog Design guidelines.
Linear video channel
READER OFFERRead more
This month, Oscium is giving away three of its iMSO-204L dual analogue iOS oscilloscopes, worth USD400 each. Designed with native Lightning compatibility, the iMSO-204L transforms the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch into an ultra-portable, two-channel oscilloscope.
Since Apple changed its connector, Oscium has been working to bring native compatibility to its customers. The third generation...MORE INFO AND LAST MONTH' WINNERS...
December 15, 2011 | Texas instruments | 222901974
Unique Ser/Des technology supports encrypted video and audio content with full duplex bi-directional control channel over a single wire interface.