NEC Electronics Corporation engages in the development and manufacture of semiconductors for the automotive, industrial, and consumer electronics sectors worldwide. The company operates as a subsidiary of NEC Corporation. Products The company’s product portfolio comprises system LSIs, driver ICs for small and large TFT-LCDs, system memories, general-purpose microcontrollers, gate arrays, diodes, transistors, optical semiconductors, and microwave semiconductors. Communications: The company’s products in this category include system LSIs, Driver ICs for small TFT-LCDs, and system memories. These products are used in mobile handsets; and broadband networking equipment, such as routers, and mobile phone base stations. Computing and Peripherals: The company’s products include System LSIs, microcontrollers, and driver ICs for large TFT-LCDs. These products are used in computers, including servers and workstations; and computing peripherals, such as rewritable DVD drives, printers, and LCDs for PCs. Consumer Electronics: The company’s products include system LSIs and microcontrollers. These products are used in digital consumer electronics, such as blu-ray players/recorders, digital televisions, and digital cameras; home appliances, and game consoles. Automotive and Industrial: The company’s products include microcontrollers and system LSIs. These are used in automobiles, including engine, body control, airbags, and car audios; and industrial, such as factory automation. Multi-market ICs: The company’s products include general-purpose microcontrollers, gate arrays, and general-purpose system memories. These are used in a range of electronics equipment. Discrete, Optical, and Microwave Devices: The company’s products include diodes, transistors, optical semiconductors, and microwave semiconductors. These are used in a range of electronics equipment. Markets The company primarily serves communications; computing and peripherals; consumer electronics; automotive and industrial; multi-market ICs; and discrete, optical, and microwave devices markets. The company operates in Japan, the United States, Europe, and Asia. Customers Communications: The company’s customers in this category include Nokia Siemens Networks, Samsung Electronics, Sharp, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications, and NEC. Computing and Peripherals: The company’s customers in this category include AUO, Canon, Hitachi, LG Display, Pioneer, Samsung Electronics, Seiko Epson, and NEC. Consumer Electronics: The company’s customers in this category include Casio Computer, LG Electronics, Nintendo, Panasonic, Samsung Electronics, Sharp, and Sony. Automotive and Industrial: The company’s customers in this category include Continental, Delphi, DENSO, Mitsubishi Electric, Robert Bosch, Siemens, and Toyota. Discrete, Optical, and Microwave Devices: The company’s customers in this category include DENSO, GIGABYTE, Murata Manufacturing, SANYO Electric, and NEC. Significant Events On September 9, 2009, NEC Electronics Corp. and Wind River Systems, Inc. announced an expanded collaboration to jointly develop Linux solutions for the market of portable devices, such as multimedia players and mobile televisions. As the first jointly developed solution, NEC Electronics introduced a new software development kit (SDK) based on Wind River Linux technology for the company's EMMA Mobile 1, an optimal system LSI chip for the market of portable devices to process audio and visual (A/V) data. NEC Electronics Corp., Renesas Technology Corp., NEC, Hitachi Chemical Co. Ltd., and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to integrate business operations at NEC Electronics and Renesas. On October 5, 2009, Dialog Semiconductor plc has collaborated with NEC Electronics Corp. to develop a design platform based on NEC Electronics' multimedia processor system-on-chips (SoCs) and Dialog's power management platform ICs. On October 6, 2009, NEC Electronics Corp. and KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd. announced the availability of an AUTOSAR 3.0-compatible software package for various hardware platforms. The package includes AUTOSAR Basic Software and a comprehensive tool chain, and was developed in close cooperation between the two companies. On December 17, 2009, NEC Electronics Corp. and Western Digital Corp. announced that the companies have collaborated to promote the new SuperSpeed Universal Serial Bus (USB) 3.0 standard, a next-generation interface to be used in a range of electronic devices including PCs, PC peripherals, and digital appliances.
renesas electronics corp (6723:Tokyo)
Phone: 81 3 5201 5111
Fax: 81 3 3270 5003www.renesas.com
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