Nationz Technologies Selects Mixed-Signal IP from S3 Group for Mobile TV SoC

Monday, November 21st, 2011 
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SAN JOSE — S3 Group, a world leading provider of mixed-signal semiconductor IP solutions, today announced that Nationz Technologies Inc. has licensed its mixed-signal IP for their Mobile TV SoC. S3 Group delivered a high performance ADC and PLL combination from its portfolio as part of the deal. Nationz Technologies Inc. is a leading supplier of innovative semiconductor, module and software solutions for digital TV systems and this advanced digital baseband SoC is now widely available to the market.

“S3 Group achieved first-time-right silicon and helped us to rapidly enter the market with our Mobile TV SoC. The high performance of the ADC combined with the low jitter performance of this PLL means that we can offer a superior product that will help drive the successful development of Mobile TV products throughout Asia. The key advantages of working with S3 Group are first-time-right silicon, best-in-class performance, on-time delivery and excellent integration support. Our partnership with S3 Group has enabled us to develop the most optimum SoC solution for Mobile TV,” said Nong Cheng, Manager Consumer Application Solutions, at Nationz Technologies Inc.

Commenting on S3 Group’s success at Nationz Technologies Inc., Dermot Barry, VP Silicon BU at S3 Group, said “Nationz Technologies Inc. is developing innovative solutions on advanced process nodes and we are very pleased to have enabled them to get to market quickly with their Mobile TV SoC, through the rapid and successful deployment of our leading edge mixed-signal IP. We look forward to extending our working relationship further for their next SoC developments.”