Skyworks Captures Strategic Automotive Design Wins
Supports Telematics and Infotainment System Solutions for a Leading German Car Manufacturer
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NAS: SWKS) , an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, today announced that an increasing number of its products are enabling telematics and infotainment systems in the automotive market. Telematics is the term used to describe the integrated use of computers and electronic technology in automobiles for wireless communication applications such as cell phones, the Internet and GPS receivers.
Skyworks' industry-leading SOI switching technology is already being utilized by global car manufacturers for seamless low noise and broadband handoffs between audio, Blu-ray/DVD, navigation, cell phone and vehicle security display inputs. Skyworks has now secured multiple RF and analog design wins with Novero, a key worldwide automotive supplier. Skyworks' devices are enabling Novero's on-board communication systems being deployed by several car manufacturers including a large, tier-one German company.
"Skyworks is excited to be capitalizing on the increasing number of addressable semiconductor opportunities in the telematics and infotainment segments of the automotive market," said John O'Neill, vice president of broad markets marketing at Skyworks. "Our high performance, turn-key solutions are ideal for in-vehicle applications, particularly as mobile phone integration, navigation and data access become mainstream."
Telematics and monitoring services in automobiles are rapidly growing segments as safety and security concerns become more prevalent. According to Lucintel, a consulting and market research firm, the global automotive semiconductor market is expected to reach revenues of approximately $36 billion by 2018. Growth is being driven by innovations in hybrid vehicles as well as advanced safety features in infotainment systems as car manufacturers seek to enhance the overall driving experience by incorporating reliable, interactive controls.
About Skyworks' Automotive Solutions
Skyworks offers a broad range of high-performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors that are key components to the design of wireless automotive systems and transportation infrastructure. More information about Skyworks automotive portfolio may be found at Skyworks Quality Standards for Automotive Customers.
Pricing and Availability
Skyworks' PAMs, FEMs and switches are currently available for both sampling and production. For volume pricing, please contact email@example.com.
Skyworks at IEEE MTT-S 2013
Skyworks will be exhibiting these products, and other world class RF solutions, in booth #630 at MTT-S 2013, being held June 4 - 6 in Seattle.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors. Leveraging core technologies, Skyworks supports automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, energy management, GPS, industrial, medical, military, wireless networking, smartphone and tablet applications. The Company's portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, circulators, demodulators, detectors, diodes, directional couplers, front-end modules, hybrids, infrastructure RF subsystems, isolators, lighting and display solutions, mixers, modulators, optocouplers, optoisolators, phase shifters, PLLs/synthesizers/VCOs, power dividers/combiners, power management devices, receivers, switches and technical ceramics.
Headquartered in Woburn, Mass., Skyworks is worldwide with engineering, manufacturing, sales and service facilities throughout Asia, Europe and North America. For more information, please visit Skyworks' Web site at: www.skyworksinc.com.
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