Microsemi Wins EDN China's Innovation Award for its SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced it was the recipient of EDN China's 2013 Innovation Award for "Best Product" in the Programmable Logic Devices category for its SmartFusion®2 System-on-Chip (SoC) field programmable gate array (FPGA). The EDN China Innovation Awards have become one of the region's most anticipated and respected accolades for the electronic design industry.
"The Microsemi team is honored that EDN China, one of China's most prestigious electronic design magazines, has recognized our SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA with its Innovation Award," said Anthony Hsiah, Microsemi's country manager China. "This product continues to receive recognition from some of the most well respected organizations across the globe, validating Microsemi's ability to deliver the mainstream FPGA features designers need with the industry's highest reliability, best-in-class security and lowest power."
Technical experts and senior EDN China editors evaluated finalists and selected the best products that deliver innovative design ideas and technological features. EDN China readers and registered online users also voted for finalists based on technological innovation, market influence and related product service.
Microsemi and other award winners were announced on Nov. 12, 2013 during an awards ceremony at the Shanghai Pudong Holiday Inn Kangquiao in Shanghai.
About Microsemi's Award-winning SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs
Microsemi's next-generation SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs are the only devices that address fundamental requirements for advanced security, high reliability and low power in critical industrial, military, aviation, communications and medical applications. SmartFusion2 integrates an inherently reliable flash-based FPGA fabric, a 166 megahertz (MHz) ARM® CortexTM-M3 processor, advanced security processing accelerators, DSP blocks, SRAM, eNVM and industry-required high-performance communication interfaces all on a single chip.
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for communications, defense & security, aerospace and industrial markets. Products include high-performance and radiation-hardened analog mixed-signal integrated circuits, FPGAs, SoCs and ASICs; power management products; timing and voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans; as well as custom design capabilities and services. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., and has approximately 3,000 employees globally. Learn more at www.microsemi.com.
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