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.
Rambus helps with single-photon sensor research
October 10, 2015
Eric Fossum, the engineer who invented the CMOS image sensor, is working with PhD student Jiaju Ma on a pixel for so-called ...
SMIC to report Tunnel-FET extension to CMOS
Moroccan camera packager to exit market, auction equipment
Dresden's chilling evening stroll
Sony acquires SoftKinetic for ranging technology
Next-gen ADAS focuses on urban driving
October 08, 2015
With a number of seriously interesting results these days the UR:BAN research project has been finalised. 31 partners – OEMs, ...
Chip market decline accelerated in August, says ESIA
Standardisation of vehicle data makes progress
NFC concrete slabs for a smart city
- Determine Balancing Current for the LTC3305 Lead-Acid Battery Balancer
- 3 Ways to Simplify Medical Device Testing
- Thread Networking Protocol Simplifies Connecting “Things” in the Home and Beyond
- High Voltage CMOS Amplifier Enables High Impedance Sensing with a Single IC
InterviewMEMS platforms are way to go, says Bosch's Finkbeiner
In the two years since we last interviewed Stefan Finkbeiner, CEO of Bosch Sensortec, the company has taken over from STMicroelectronics as the leading global supplier of MEMS components. Here he explains ...
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, LabNation is giving away three of its SmartScope open source USB oscilloscopes, worth 229 Euros each, for EETimes Europe's readers to win.
Successfully funded through Kickstarter last year, the SmartScope is claimed to be the world's first test equipment designed to run on multiple operating systems and platforms such as smartphones, tablets and PCs. It is powered directly from... 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.