Devolo Selects Sigma Designs for Advanced Powerline Solution

Devolo Selects Sigma Designs for Advanced Powerline Solution 
Innovative Technology Offers Service Providers Unparalleled Data
Transmission and Cost Effective Remote Monitoring 
MILPITAS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 --    Sigma Designs(R)
(NASDAQ: SIGM), a leading provider of System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions
for home entertainment, connectivity and control, announced that
Devolo(R), the European leader in Powerline communication (PLC)
solutions, has introduced its innovative Diversity technology
adaptors based on Sigma Designs' SoC CG2210 HomePlug AV(R) with
ClearPath(TM) technology. The CG2210 chipset supports Diversity
technology by way of enabling the additional use of the protective
ground wire, creating multiple transmission channels for overcoming
line impairments such as noise, undesired filtering effects of surge
protectors and high attenuation when working over multi-phase power
networks. The results are overall throughput improvement, higher
robustness and better coverage, all essential in providing carrier
grade IPTV services to multiple TVs. Remote management capabilities
such as TR-069 supported by the CG2210 in the Devolo Powerline 200 AV
Diversity + adaptor offers service providers convenient access to
monitor, diagnose, troubleshoot and upgrade firmware resulting in an
overall reduction of service calls, returns and maintenance costs.  
"We are proud of the Diversity 200 product line," says Joerg Baumann,
director of project and business development at Devolo. "The
combination of Devolo's many years of expertise in the field of
powerline and Sigma Designs' ClearPath technology has enabled us to
create a robust, high quality solution for service providers to
reduce TOC and increase customer satisfaction and loyalty."  
"Our HomePlug AV technology with ClearPath used in Devolo's
Diversity+ adaptors makes this a game-changing solution for home AV
networks," said Gabi Hilevitz, Sigma Designs general manager,
connectivity business unit. "ClearPath is a unique technology,
developed by Sigma Designs, which offers superior performance in
terms of coverage and throughput with the added benefit of being a
cost efficient option for service providers."  
Sigma Designs and Devolo will conduct a free webinar on November 28th
on the revol
utionary Powerline 200 AV Diversity + adaptors and the
advantages introduced by the CG2210 HomePlug AV SoC. To register go
For more information on Sigma Designs, visit  
About Sigma Designs 
Sigma Designs, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGM) is a world leader in connected
media platforms. The company designs and builds the essential
semiconductor technologies that serve as the foundation for the
world's leading IPTV set-top boxes, DTV, connected media players,
residential gateways, home control systems and more. For more
information about Sigma Designs, please visit  
Sigma Designs, Secure Media Processor, and the Sigma Designs logo are
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its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. All other
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respective owners. 
About Devolo  
Devolo AG is the leading European company on the market in Powerline
communication solutions. The company's core product is dLAN(R), a
technology that allows flexible networks via existing wiring like
electrical and coaxial lines. Powerline solutions are employed in
private households as well as commercial environments and they lead
the way in future-oriented energy data distribution and home
Devolo invests its development resources into improving dLAN(R)
technology through its own patented solutions. The globally operating
company has been the world market leader in the Powerline segment
since 2009. Numerous top-product test reviews and distinctions, not
to mention over 16 million shipped adapters, substantiate Devolo's
success. Through sustainable market practices, Devolo upholds its
responsibility to customers, employees and the environment. 
Safe Harbor Statement  
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the
meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including statements about
the anticipated features and benefits of Sigma's products and
solutions. Actual results may vary materially due to a number of
factors including, but not limited to, general economic conditions,
including the rate of adoption for powerline products in general and
Sigma's CG2210 media processors, Sigma's ability to deploy and
achieve market acceptance for Sigma's products in its target markets,
the ability of its SoCs to compete with other technologies or
products in these markets as well as other risks that are detailed
from time to time in Sigma's SEC reports, including its quarterly
report on Form 10-Q as filed September 10, 2012. Readers are
cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking
statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. Sigma undertakes
no obligation to publicly release or otherwise disclose the result of
any revision to these forward-looking statements that may be made as
a result of events or circumstances after the date hereof or to
reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. 
Press Contacts: 
Mary Miller
Sigma Designs
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