Hisilicon Semiconductor,established in October 2004, is a fast growing chip and optical devices company. Hisilicon， headquartered in Shenzhen, has developed divisions in Beijing, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, USA and Sweden. As of the end of 2011, the company employs more than 3,000 people.The businessess includes chips and solutions in the fields of consumer electronics, communications and optical devices,which has been successfully applied in more than 100 countries and regions. In the field of consumer electronics, Hisilicon has introduced network monitoring chips and solutions, video phone chips and Solutions, DVB chips and solutions and IPTV chips and solutions. With many years of accumulated technology, Haisheng has mastered the world-class IC design and verification technology. With advanced EDA design platform, development process and specifications, Haisil has successfully developed more than 100 chips with independent intellectual property rights applied for more than 500 patents.
Sensor development kits from Infineon will significantly reduce design effort, resulting in shorter development times and lower system costs. Industrial applications include speed detection for production and building automation and electric drive control devices.
Linear Technology Corporation, a subsidiary of Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), introduced a complete lithium-ion battery backup management system, the LTC4091, for power rails from 3.45V to 4.45V. Must remain active when the main power supply fails for a long time.