|[February 21, 2013]
Dialog Semiconductor Delivers Critical System Power Management for Tablets Based on the Next Generation Intel(R) Atom(TM) Processors
KIRCHHEIM/TECK, Germany --(Business Wire)--
Semiconductor plc (FWB: DLG),
a provider of highly integrated power management, audio and short range
wireless technologies, announced today that Intel
Corporation and Dialog have expanded their collaboration for
the development of a single-chip power management IC (PMIC).
Together with the next generation Intel (News - Alert)(R) Atom(TM) processor, codename
'Bay Trail', this PMIC delivers outstanding battery life for tablet
designs, a critical factor in consumer product choice. Dialog's DA6021
PMIC was optimised to be a system power management device on Intel's
reference design vehicle: an 'open bench top' customer reference
board/kit for test, measurement and software development as well as an
enclosed form-factor reference design that requires minimal additional
hardware to complete the rapid development of tablet computers.
Dr Jalal Bagherli, CEO of Dialog, commented, 'The tablet marke
represents an exciting growth opportunity and we're delighted to be
working with Intel in delivering a vital component for the
energy-friendly next generation Intel Atom platform. The performance and
energy-efficiency gains that we expect Intel's next generation processor
will bring to tablets are complemented perfectly by the system-level
power management capabilities of our PMIC, which has been designed to
operate with both the processor and its peripherals.
'Battery life is one of the major factors that determine consumer choice
in this product category and the goal of our close collaboration with
Intel has been to make the resulting products best-in-class in this
respect,' concluded Bagherli.
'We are pleased to work with Dialog to enable their power management
solution for Intel's Bay Trail platform,' said Steve Smith, Intel VP and
director of Tablet Platform Development. 'Dialog's expertise in highly
integrated, mixed signal analog components provides a valuable
contribution, delivering competitive, energy-efficient next generation
Atom-based tablets to the market.'
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About Dialog Semiconductor (News - Alert)
Dialog Semiconductor creates highly integrated, mixed-signal integrated
circuits (ICs) optimised for personal portable, low energy short-range
wireless, lighting, display and automotive applications. The company
provides flexible and dynamic support, world-class innovation and the
assurance of dealing with an established business partner.
With its focus and expertise in energy efficient system power
management, and with a technology portfolio including audio, short range
wireless and VoIP technology, Dialog brings decades of experience to the
rapid development of ICs for personal portable applications including
Smartphones, Tablet PCs, digital cordless and gaming applications.
Dialog's power management processor companion chips are essential for
enhancing both the performance in terms of extended battery lifetime and
the consumers' multimedia experience. With world-class manufacturing
partners, Dialog operates a fabless business model.
Dialog Semiconductor plc is headquartered near Stuttgart with a global
sales, R&D and marketing organisation. In 2012, it had $774 million in
revenue and was one of the fastest growing European public semiconductor
companies. At the end of 2012 it had approximately 800 employees. The
company is listed on the Frankfurt (FWB: DLG) stock exchange and is a
member of the German TecDax index.
Company: Dialog Semiconductor Plc.
Bridge House, St. Katharine's Way E1W 1AA London United Kingdom
Phone (News - Alert):
+49 7021 805-412 Fax: +49 7021 805-200
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Düsseldorf, Hamburg, München, Stuttgart
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