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Microtune bags Samsung DTV tuner supply deal

Posted: 07 Jan 2010 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:Microtune Samsung deal? DTV? tuner? supply agreement?

Microtune Inc. has entered into a strategic supply agreement with Samsung Electro Mechanical Co. Ltd. Microtune is shipping tuners to Samsung Electro Mechanical, which deploys them in production-ready, modular electronics subsystems for DTV product lines.

Microtune, inventor of the patented single-chip TV silicon tuner, supplies RF and digital signal components, including tuners, demodulators and receivers to the worldwide DTVs markets. Samsung Electro Mechanical is an electronic parts and components manufacturer is focused on digital products based on high-frequency engineering and design technologies.

"This strategic supply agreement reinforces the long-standing working relationship between Samsung and Microtune. The combination of Samsung's systems expertise and our silicon tuners results in RF electronics engineered to bring consumers an exceptional DTV picture and audio experience," said James Fontaine, CEO and president, Microtune. "Our single-chip tuners, with their small form factor, high-performance and support of worldwide TV reception standards, enable Samsung to simplify its designs for the global marketplace, to reduce the size and weight of its components, and to achieve higher throughput in the manufacturing process."

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