NXP Drives In-Car Entertainment in High-Growth Markets

NXP Drives In-Car Entertainment in High-Growth Markets 
New TEF665x and TEF668x Car-Radio Tuner Families Combine Superior
Tuner Performance and Easy Integration, While Significantly Reducing
BOM Costs 
EINDHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS and HAMBURG, GERMANY -- (Marketwired) --
09/05/13 --  NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced
the launch of TEF665x and TEF668x, the next generation of its
successful family of RFCMOS-based, high-performance AM/FM single-chip
car radio tuners.  
The TEF665x and TEF668x tuners combine the latest RFCMOS technology
with a broad feature set, best-in-class software algorithms and
simplified integration, offering a first-class solution for car
radios. Providing OEMs with increased flexibility, the tuners offer
optional support of HD Radio and DRM digital radio standards via a
co-processor such as NXP's SAF356x and SAF350x. With a significant
reduction in footprint (-80%) and power dissipation (-50%) compared
to its predecessor, the tuners provide premium performance at a low
system cost, ideal for emerging and high-growth markets such as the
BRIC countries. 
NXP maintains a strong focus on improving reception quality in
challenging field conditions, including multipath reception caused by
obstacles such as tall buildings or mountains. Special algorithms on
the TEF668x such as improved multipath suppression (iMS) and channel
equalizer (CEQ) ensure excellent sound quality during such
conditions. 
"At Desay SV, we are committed to providing best-in-class in-car
infotainment solutions for car radios. The TEF668x tuners provide
excellent performance levels with a broad feature set and unique
flexibility. With a smaller footprint and simplified integration,
NXP's latest tuner solutions are exactly what we need to address the
requirements of high-growth BRIC markets," said Mr. Yongzheng Duan,
vice general manager at Desay SV. "We are pleased to continue
building on our long-term relationship with NXP, leveraging its
experience as the market leader in semiconductors for car
entertainment." 
Torsten Lehmann, senior vice president and general manager car
entertainment solutions at NXP Semiconductors, added: "The TEF665x
and TEF668x family of tuners responds to our customers' demand for
highly integrated, cost-effective, premium quality radio solutions.
As a global leader in car entertainment semiconductors, NXP further
strengthens its portfolio on entry and mainstream tuner solutions
focusing on Car-OEM and aftermarket platforms in the BRIC countries." 
Links 


 
--  TEF668x series product information:
    
http://www.nxp.com/products/automotive/am_fm_radio_audio/tuners/analog_tuners/se
ries/TEF668X.html

  
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