IDT PureTouch® Technology Selected for Use in JVC Audio System
JVC UX-GN6 Mini Audio System Features IDT Capacitive Button Controller to Enhance the User Interface
SAN JOSE, California, May 25, 2010 – Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®; NASDAQ: IDTI), a leading provider of essential mixed signal semiconductor solutions that enrich the digital media experience, today announced the IDT PureTouch® capacitive touch controller has been selected by JVC, a leading audio and video manufacturer, for use in its UX-GN6 micro audio system. JVC selected the IDT touch solution because of its easy customization and simple system design as well as the world-class design support offered by IDT.
The JVC UX-GN6 features innovative laser touch control panels that incorporate the IDT PureTouch capacitive touch technology. These touch controls allow consumers to adjust the volume or change tracks by sliding a finger across the appropriate parts of the touch panel. Furthermore, the integrated IDT LED drivers in the JVC system allow automatic and instant visual feedback when a touch occurs.
“IDT is pleased to work with a consumer electronics industry leader, such as JVC, to bring a new standard of design excellence and usability to the audio systems market,” said Alvin Wong, general manager of the IDT Advanced User Interface group. “We believe consumers’ demand for touch capabilities in their everyday products will keep increasing. IDT will continue to deliver innovative touch solutions that help manufacturers differentiate their offerings and meet their markets demands with improved functions, performance and style.”
“JVC strives to bring innovative products to market while ensuring consumer satisfaction. Incorporating the IDT PureTouch capacitive solutions into our next-generation audio system allows us to increase functionality, enhance the user experience, and continue to create elegant and stylish designs that appeal to consumers,” said Akio Watanabe of the home entertainment divisionat JVC. “After reviewing several options, we chose the IDT touch solutions because of their easy customization and simple system design. We are also very pleased with the world-class support from IDT helping us build a streamlined design in line with our time-to-market requirements.”
IDT is a leading provider of touch controller solutions for consumer, commercial and industrial applications. The IDT PureTouch portfolio of capacitive touch controller devices offers an integrated touch controller that combines the functionality of multiple discrete components into an optimized application-specific solution. The IDT touch technology focuses on reducing board space and improving power consumption, as well as providing enhanced sensory feedback. For additional information on IDT touch solutions, visit www.idt.com/go/touch.
With the goal of continuously improving the digital media experience, IDT integrates its fundamental semiconductor heritage with essential innovation, developing and delivering low-power, mixed signal solutions that help customers overcome their system challenges. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., IDT has design, manufacturing and sales facilities throughout the world. IDT stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Stock Market® under the symbol “IDTI.” Additional information about IDT is accessible at www.IDT.com. Follow IDT on Twitter and Facebook.
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