S3 Group and Siano Mobile Silicon Collaborate on Mobile TV Receiver Chips

Their knowledge and experience developing complex, multi-standard, Sigma-Delta convertors in a highly efficient manner has been major plus for our latest product developments

SAN JOSE, Calif.--S3 Group, a global independent Mixed-Signal IP supplier and IC design service provider of Analog, Mixed-Signal, RF and professional SoC services to OEMs, system vendors and semiconductor companies, has continued its long standing relationship with Siano Mobile Silicon in the development of Siano's Mobile TV chipsets.


Established in 2004, Siano is the world's leading supplier of mobile broadcast DTV solutions. Pioneers of the multi-standard approach, Siano provides high-performance and fast time-to-market digital TV solutions for cellular-handheld, consumer electronics, automotive and public transportation device makers and solution/services providers. Siano is a close partner with global tier-1 PC, mobile handset and home entertainment manufacturers with a customer base that includes Samsung, Motorola, LG, ZTE, Huawei, Belkin, AudioVox, Dell, Lenovo and many others.

Established in 1986, S3 Group has more than 25 years of semiconductor design experience assisting companies such as Siano with design and implementation of complex mixed signal ICs intended for volume production. The company specializes in high-performance, low-power Mixed Signal IP including ADCs and DACs, low jitter PLLs, flexible Power Management and comprehensive RF, Analog Sub-System and Analog Front-End solutions, targeting a wide range of applications including Wireless and Wireline Communications, Digital Broadcasting, Imaging, Energy and Industrial applications.

"Siano has once again had an extremely positive experience engaging the highly skilled IC design expertise of S3 Group in developing the latest products in the SMS3XXX family of mobile TV receiver chips. Their knowledge and experience developing complex, multi-standard, Sigma-Delta convertors in a highly efficient manner has been major plus for our latest product developments. Having a long term design partner that we can rely on like S3 Group has significant benefits for our company and working with S3 Group has always delivered positive results for us. I would like to thank their excellent team for the help and support they have given us throughout this project and over the recent years. They have been most professional and I look forward to continuing our working relationship with them." commented Alon Ironi, CEO, Siano Mobile Silicon.

"We have been working with customers across the globe, providing SoC design solutions and leading edge mixed- signal IP blocks for many years now. Our capabilities enable our customers to differentiate their end-products, reduce their design risk and therefore accelerate their time-to-revenue. Siano is recognized as the world's innovator in mobile TV solutions and has a reputation for deploying leading-edge technology for use in a wide range of products. Our continued investment in R&D enable S3 Group to remain at the cutting edge of high performance Mixed-Signal IP development, from which customers like Siano benefit. Achieving the highest levels of customer satisfaction in order to build long term business relationships is vital to our future business. We look forward to building further on this successful relationship." said Dermot Barry, VP Silicon, S3 Group.

About S3 Group:

S3 Group delivers IP and professional services to OEMs, system vendors and semiconductor companies. The company is the longest serving independent service provider in the industry, building a wealth of experience and engineering expertise over the last 25 years. In addition to design services the company has a comprehensive portfolio of RF and mixed-signal IP. The IP portfolio includes high performance ADC and DAC converters, PLLs, Analog Front Ends (AFEs), Power Management, RF Transceivers and other miscellaneous circuits which have been silicon proven at a number of silicon foundries (TSMC, GlobalFoundries, UMC, SMIC, IBM, Tower) at nodes ranging from 180nm to 40nm and below. Global end markets served by S3 Group clients include Wireless and Wireline Communications, Digital Broadcasting, Imaging, Solar, Green Energy and Industrial. Founded in 1986, S3 Group, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, focuses on three business areas: Semiconductor, TV Technology and Telehealth, and has development centers in Ireland, Poland, the Czech Republic and Portugal with sales offices and representatives worldwide. For further information please visit www.s3group.com/silicon and www.twitter.com/S3Group_Silicon

About Siano Mobile Silicon:

Siano is the world's leading supplier of mobile broadcast DTV solutions. Pioneers of the multi-standard approach, Siano provides high-performance and fast time-to-market digital TV solutions for cellular-handheld, consumer electronics, automotive and public transportation device makers and solution/services providers. Close partnerships with global tier-1 PC, mobile handset and home entertainment manufacturers boast a customer base that includes Samsung, Motorola, LG, ZTE, Huawei, Dell, Lenovo and many others. Headquartered in Israel, Siano has offices in the US, China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, and Latin America (Brazil, Argentina). For more information, visit us at www.siano-ms.com.

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