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Frontier Silicon, the Proven Choice for Digital Radio

Source : BUSINESS_WIRE
Last Updated: Tue, Jan 10, 2012 12:30 hrs

Las Vegas, United States:

Frontier Silicon, the world leading supplier of digital radio and network audio technology, announced today that it has now shipped over 17 million digital radio processor ICs. The Company provides the most field proven receiver solution with 75% of DAB/DAB+ digital radios in the market today deploying Frontier Silicon technology.

The success of Frontier’s current digital radio processor IC’s, Chorus 3 and Kino 3, is testament to the growing popularity of digital radio across a number of high volume markets. By the end of Q1 2012, these devices will have shipped 5 million units taking just over two years to reach this important milestone.

“The rapid development of digital radio proves how popular the medium is globally and digitization ensures that it will be relevant in an ever changing media landscape.” said John Behrendt, CEO Frontier Silicon, “With our substantial investment in next generation silicon and software well underway, we will continue to drive the future of digital radio and I am looking forward to bringing exciting new products to the market over the coming year.”

“With the opening of digital radio markets globally, Frontier remains a very important partner for us,” comments Paul Smith, General Manager of Pure, a world leading manufacturer of broadcast and internet-connected digital radios. “They have been a long-term investor in this market, and working with them we are able to produce proven, leading-edge products that engage our customers.”

About Frontier Silicon Limited

Frontier Silicon is the world’s leading supplier of integrated circuits and modules for digital audio products. Established in 2001 as a privately funded fabless semiconductor company, Frontier Silicon has over 120 employees. The company is based in London, England, with design centres in Cambridge and Shannon. Frontier Silicon also has branch offices and technical support representation in France, Germany, Hong Kong, China, Japan and USA. Products include complete solutions for digital audio systems including DAB/DAB+, Internet radio and connected audio, from silicon through software to production-ready platform designs.

Customers suppled by Frontier Silicon include Bang & Olufsen, Bose, Bush, Cyrus, Denon, Dual, Gear4, Goodmans, Grundig, harman/kardon, Hitachi, JVC, Magic Box, Ministry of Sound, NAD, Onkyo, Panasonic, Philips, Pinell, Pioneer, Pure, Revo, Roberts, Sanyo, Sharp, SIRIUS XM, Sony, TEAC, Tivoli Audio, Vita Audio and Yamaha.

Frontier Silicon is a trademark or registered trademark of Frontier Silicon Ltd.

About Pure

Pure is the world’s leading manufacturer of wireless music and radio systems, the number one supplier of digital radios in Europe and Australia, and the creator of the Evoke-1S, the world’s most popular and iconic digital radio. Pure leads the way in wireless music systems and cloud services with the Pure Lounge portal (www.thelounge.com). Pure radios support all the broadcast standards in the DAB family used across all key markets in Europe and beyond. Designed and engineered in the UK, all of Pure’s products are manufactured with the environment in mind and at ethically audited facilities. Pure is a division of Imagination Technologies Group plc. See www.pure.com.


Contact:
CONTACTS : Frontier Silicon Steve Evans, VP of Marketing Tel: +44 (0) 1223 492 259 Email: press@frontier-silicon.com Web: www.frontier-silicon.com or Pure Vicky Hewlett Tel +44 (0)7810 808516 Email: Vicky.hewlett@pure.com , ,

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