MaxLinear Inc. (NYSE: MXL), a
leading provider of integrated radio frequency (RF) and mixed-signal
integrated circuits for broadband communications applications, today
announced that Sagemcom, a
European leader in the set-top box market, has selected the MxL254
Full-Spectrum Capture™ (FSC™) receiver for its next-generation
four-channel cable video set-top box (STB) platform.
The MxL254 features an FSC-based front-end that receives the full 1 GHz
cable spectrum. The device includes four J.83 Annex A, B & C compliant
QAM demodulators with transport stream outputs to an MPEG decoder SoC.
"We are excited that Sagemcom has selected the MxL254 for its
next-generation cable video set-top box platform," said Brian Sprague,
Vice President and General Manager for MaxLinear. "Sagemcom is
recognized for its high-performance hardware platforms and its selection
of the MxL254 underscores the outstanding performance and value of the
MaxLinear FSC technology."
Based on MaxLinear's industry-leading, low-power 40nm CMOS process
technology, the MxL254 offers a monolithic digital cable front-end with
integrated low-noise mplifier (LNA) and signal conditioning functions.
The MxL254 combines the highest level of integration with the lowest
power consumption in the industry. With all four video channels enabled,
the chip consumes less than 1.8W.
For video, the use of FSC technology means that the device can
simultaneously receive any combination of four video channels located
arbitrarily in the cable spectrum.
The device also supports an integrated narrow-band, single-channel tuner
for low-power, single-channel operation.
The MxL254 device is available for sampling and is in mass production.
Contact the MaxLinear sales team at firstname.lastname@example.org
About MaxLinear, Inc.
MaxLinear, Inc. is a leading provider of radio-frequency and
mixed-signal semiconductor solutions for broadband communications
applications. MaxLinear is headquartered in Carlsbad, California. For
more information, please visit www.maxlinear.com.
MxL, Full-Spectrum Capture, FSC and the MaxLinear logo are trademarks of
MaxLinear, Inc. Other trademarks appearing herein are the property of
their respective owners.
Cautionary Note About Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains "forward-looking" statements within the
meaning of federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements include,
among others, statements concerning or implying future financial
performance or trends and growth opportunities affecting MaxLinear, in
particular statements relating to Sagemcom's selection of MaxLinear's
MxL254 Full-Spectrum Capture™ receiver for the European cable set-top
box market. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown
risks, uncertainties, and other factors that may cause actual results to
differ materially from any future results expressed or implied by these
forward-looking statements. We cannot predict whether or to what extent
the design win with Sagemcom will result in future revenues.
Forward-looking statements are based on management's current,
preliminary expectations and are subject to various risks and
uncertainties, including (among others) intense competition in our
industry; the ability of our customers, including Sagemcom, to cancel or
reduce orders; uncertainties concerning how end user markets for our
products will develop; our lack of long-term supply contracts and
dependence on limited sources of supply; potential decreases in average
selling prices for our products; and the potential for intellectual
property litigation, which is prevalent in our industry. In addition to
these risks and uncertainties, investors should review the risks and
uncertainties contained in MaxLinear's filings with the United States
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including risks and
uncertainties identified in our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the
quarter ended September 30, 2013. All forward-looking statements are
qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. MaxLinear is
providing this information as of the date of this release and does not
undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements
contained in this release as a result of new information, future events,
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