Cell Phones Still Provide Opportunities for Specialized Analog and Mixed-Signal ICs

Ohr, Stephan
January 2009
Portable Design;Jan2009, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p6
The article provides information on the importance of cellular phones on the developments for specialized analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (IC). It states that some 500 million 3G phones shipped worldwide with advanced feature sets will increase their appeal to consumers, then in turn, the profusion of functions will cause revenues for application-specific analog ICs will also rise. According to the author, location-based services will also be part of the feature set of new-generations smartphones.


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