Skyworks Unveils Revolutionary Front-End Solution
-- SkyOne™ Incorporates All Popular 2G, 3G and 4G Bands as well
as Switches and Filters for an Unprecedented Level of Integration
and Carrier Coverage
Woburn, MA – June 26, 2012 − Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS), an innovator of high reliability analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, today announced that it has launched a breakthrough front-end system that integrates all RF and analog content between the transceiver and antenna for simplified design within demanding next generation mobile platforms. Leveraging Skyworks’ silicon integration expertise, advanced manufacturing technologies and proprietary techniques, SkyOne™ is the world’s first semiconductor device to condense multiband power amplifiers and high throw switches along with all associated filtering, duplexing and control functionality into a single, ultra-compact package---all in less than half the area of the industry’s most advanced approach. At the same time, this groundbreaking solution provides the world’s best linearity and power added efficiency (PAE) for smart RF integration. As a result, SkyOne™ offers smartphone, tablet and ultrabook OEMs significant board space savings, ease of implementation, performance and time to market advantages.
Even as radio content and complexity continue to rise, consumers are demanding increasingly thinner and lighter mobile platforms with increased talk/data access time. To meet this challenge, SkyOne™ optimizes performance beyond what is possible with less integrated devices and incorporates all popular 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE protocols enabling seamless global network roaming and extended battery life.
“With the introduction of the SkyOne™ platform, Skyworks is redefining mobile communications technology,” said Gregory L. Waters, executive vice president and general manager of front-end solutions at Skyworks. “Our breakthrough architecture is the culmination of extensive research and development that leverages Skyworks’ product depth, intellectual property scale and system-level expertise. As OEMs focus on industrial design, application development and marketing, they are increasingly turning to Skyworks to deliver a complete, drop-in front-end solution that optimizes each band and imposes no additional requirements to match components. SkyOne™ uniquely answers our customers’ design, implementation and time to market needs by ensuring that all RF and analog functionality works in concert.”
About Skyworks’ Family of SkyOne™ Front-End Solutions
Skyworks’ SkyOne™ family of FEMs integrate the following in a single package:
· 2G / 3G / 4G power amplifiers
· Support for bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17 and 20
· Quad band GSM/EDGE power amplifiers and filters
· All associated duplexer functionality
· Integrated CMOS switches and control functions
· DCS/PCS Rx filters
SkyOne™ enhances the carrier connectivity experience independent of operator or region. Future devices will leverage the best of new process, circuit design and advanced interconnect technology to create further disruptive improvements in size, performance and band integration.
Pricing and Availability
To sample Skyworks’ SkyOne FEM or request more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is an innovator of high reliability analog semiconductors. Leveraging core technologies, Skyworks offers high performance analog products supporting automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, energy management, industrial, medical, military, wireless networking, smartphone and tablet applications. The Company’s portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, circulators, detectors, diodes, directional couplers, front-end modules, hybrids, infrastructure RF subsystems, isolators, lighting and display solutions, mixers/demodulators, 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.
Date Posted 6/26/2012
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