Skyworks Supports Automotive Infotainment Systems
for Global Car Manufacturers
Captures Silicon-on-Insulator Analog IC Design Wins with
Leading Provider of Revolutionary
WOBURN, Mass., March 5, 2013 – Skyworks
Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors
enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that its industry-leading
Silicon-on-insulator (SOI) switching technology is now being utilized by European, Japanese,
Korean and North American car manufacturers for advanced infotainment systems.
Specifically, Skyworks’ solid state technology is enabling seamless low noise and broadband
switching between audio, Blu-ray/DVD, navigation, cell phone and vehicle security display
inputs as well as a variety of other high bandwidth media sources in automobiles.
Skyworks’ ultra-broadband RF switches, the first targeted for AEC-Q100 automotive
qualification, offer increased reliability at a lower cost structure than more problematic
“Skyworks is once again demonstrating its commitment to
leverage our analog semiconductor technology across broad market applications,” said David
Stasey, general manager of analog solutions at Skyworks. “We are delighted to be
supporting the automotive industry with high performance wireless semiconductor technology
that is enhancing safety and the overall driving experience.”
RF semiconductor integration
is one of the fastest growing trends in automotive-interior electronics. Globally,
automotive semiconductor revenues are estimated at over $25 billion, according to IHS iSuppli.
Automotive and transportation user interface solutions are being driven to the next level by
superior interior and exterior human-to-machine interfaces. Using innovative
technologies such as high speed solid state switching, automotive companies are enhancing the
driving experience with reliable, interactive controls that combine style, performance,
reliability and innovative technology.
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. For a full list of automotive solutions, please visit our Web site at
www.skyworksinc.com. For more information on
Skyworks quality standards for automotive customers, please refer to the following
Skyworks Quality Standards for Automotive Customers.
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, 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: