Microsemi Wins Innovative Product/Technology Award from OC Tech Alliance for its SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA Leading-edge Products

Oct 16, 2013, 07:00 ET from Microsemi Corporation

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 16, 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 the Orange County Technology Alliance's Innovative Product/Technology award in the semiconductor category for its SmartFusion2 System-on-Chip (SoC) field programmable gate array (FPGA) products. The organization's 20th Annual High Tech Innovation Awards celebrate excellence and achievement in the region's technology industry, honoring local companies, individuals and products that drive innovation in Orange County, Calif.

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"The Microsemi team is honored to have our innovation recognized by OC Tech Alliance, an organization committed to serving the needs of the community's technology companies in today's demanding marketplace," said James J. Peterson, Microsemi's president and CEO. "This award is a testament to our team's ongoing dedication and talent as we continue to develop unique semiconductor and system solutions for applications focused on delivering power, reliability, security and performance."

Microsemi's devices are designed into equipment that meets stringent customer specifications such as SIL-3 nuclear power plant controls, low power full authority digital engine controls (FADEC) in the latest efficient aircraft engine design for commercial avionics, and low power secure communication radios enabling soldiers to communicate with the best security and the longest battery life ever.

Microsemi and other winners were recognized on Oct. 15, 2013 during a ceremony at the Hilton Costa Mesa. Now in its 20th year, the High-Tech Innovation Awards is the signature event recognizing the people, companies and educators driving high-tech innovation in the region.

About Microsemi's Award-winning SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs Microsemi's next-generation SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs are designed to address fundamental requirements for advanced security, high reliability and low power in critical communications, defense, aviation, and industrial and medical applications. SmartFusion2 integrates inherently reliable flash-based FPGA fabric, a 166 megahertz (MHz) ARM® Cortex™-M3 processor, advanced security processing accelerators, DSP blocks, SRAM, eNVM and industry-required high-performance communication interfaces all on a single chip. For more information about Microsemi's SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs, visit www.microsemi.com/smartfusion2.

About Orange County Technology Alliance Orange County Technology Alliance is a 501(c)6 nonprofit trade association committed to fast-forwarding the local innovation economy. It is the only technology association addressing the needs of technology companies of all sizes, from small privately held enterprises to large publicly traded entities, based in Orange County, Calif.  The alliance serves members through local networking, professional development, state and federal advocacy, savings on business services and industry recognition. To learn more about membership, contact OC Tech Alliance at info@octechalliance.com or octechalliance.com.  Follow alliance activities on Twitter at twitter.com/octechalliance.com.

About Microsemi 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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