Blusens Chooses MaxLinear for its web:tv Home Entertainment Device
The Spanish multinational relies on DVB-T HDTV receiver technology from MaxLinear for web:tv Home Entertainment Device
CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blusens, the Spanish multinational manufacturer of high-end consumer electronics, announced that it has chosen MaxLinear's MxL101SF DVB-T HDTV receiver IC for its new web:tv connected home device that brings Internet connectivity to the television set.
Blusens' web:tv integrates an HDTV receiver plus time shift and PVR functions that allow recording of TV programs. The web:tv is also an advanced HD multimedia player capable of connecting to computers, USB hard disks and routers to display multiple video, music and picture formats. It also features access to Blusens TV online video clubs, has a Web browser and can work with third-party applications.
The MxL101SF combines MaxLinear's high-performance silicon tuner, with its DVB-T compliant demodulator. The MxL101SF allows the addition of a full DVB-T interface in a single chip, which delivers exceptional performance, low power consumption, small footprint and low total solution cost. All RF input signal filtering, channel selection filtering, demodulation and error correction functionality have been completely integrated, reducing the external bill of materials to a small number of standard value discrete components.
"This is a great example of a converged media platform," said Kishore Seendripu, CEO of MaxLinear. "Since its debut, web:tv has drawn rave reviews for its innovation and performance and we're glad that our products have contributed to its success."
"One of the key features of the web:tv device is the ability to seamlessly integrate HDTV, Internet and a user's own content, so outstanding DVB-T HDTV quality as that delivered by MaxLinear's MxL101SF is essential in this device," said Miguel Churruca, marketing director of Blusens.
With "palm-sized" super-compact dimensions (12x10x4 cm), web:tv transforms your television set into a high-end device with a great feature set. Features are driven by just a remote control, allowing a simple and ergonomic handling where the user needs just eight buttons to drive all the menus of the device.
About MaxLinear, Inc.
MaxLinear, Inc. is a leading provider of radio-frequency and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions for broadband communication applications. MaxLinear is located in Carlsbad, California, and its address on the Internet is www.maxlinear.com.
MxL and the MaxLinear logo are trademarks of MaxLinear, Inc. Other trademarks appearing herein are the property of their respective owners.
Blusens, founded in Santiago de Compostela in 2002, is a Spanish multinational company specializing in latest-generation consumer electronics. The Company displays a wide range of products structured in three areas: Portable, Home and Networks, the division dedicated to professional products. Blusens also commercializes solutions around the Connected Home concept, a range of products created to allow the user to enjoy audiovisual content anytime and anywhere at home.
Blusens has a commercial presence in more than 50 countries and subsidiaries in the Middle East, Mexico, South America and China. The Company invests up to 10% of its turnover in R&D and has diversified its activities to include content management with the creation of Blusens Music, a digital music label, and Blusens Television, an advanced Internet content portal. For more information, visit www.blusens.com.
Cautionary Note About Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements include, among others, statements concerning or implying future financial performance or trends and opportunities affecting MaxLinear, in particular statements relating to Blusens' selection of MaxLinear integrated circuits for its web:tv product. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from any future results expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. MaxLinear cannot predict its future rates of revenue growth, if any, including the extent to which Blusens' selection of MaxLinear's products may affect future revenues. MaxLinear's business, revenues, and operating results are and will be subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, including (among others) uncertainties concerning how end user markets for its products will develop; its dependence on a limited number of customers for a substantial portion of revenues; its ability to continue to develop and introduce new and enhanced products on a timely basis; and potential decreases in average selling prices for its products. In addition to these risks and uncertainties, investors should review the risks and uncertainties contained in MaxLinear's filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, including risks and uncertainties identified in the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the SEC in October 2010.
Source: MaxLinear, Inc.
Released January 20, 2011