San JOSE, Calif., March 30, 2010 — IDT® (Integrated Device Technology, Inc.; NASDAQ: IDTI), a leading provider of essential mixed signal semiconductor solutions that enrich the digital media experience, today announced it was named a finalist in TechInsight's EE Times Sixth Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards (www.eetimes-ace.com) for Best Design Team of the Year. The IDT Video and Display Canada design team was selected as a finalist due to its work on the IDT HQV® VIDA™ processor.
The Design Team of the Year award goes to a group of innovators whose system or IC-level design made a significant contribution to the furtherance of technology and whose project management abilities was creative, efficient and inspiring. The IDT Team was selected as a finalist because of its outstanding efforts in the development of the VIDA processor. Over the course of the product development, the Video and Display Canada team initially taped-out the base layers of the chip with one tool, but was then forced to switch to another tool for the metal layers.
“We are honored to be finalists in EE Times Sixth Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards (www.eetimes-ace.com) for Best Design Team of the Year, as this validates our commitment to developing technologies that help enhance the digital media experience,” said Ji Park, vice president and general manager of the IDT Video and Display Operation. “We look forward to continuing to develop innovative display and video solutions as a part of our broader strategy to serve the on-going needs of our customers in this very exciting market.”
The EE Times Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards celebrates the creators of technology who demonstrate leadership and innovation in the global industry and shape the world in which we live. The awards will be presented on April 27 during the Embedded Systems Conference Silicon Valley. The awards are presented in 11 categories and are judged by the editors and a blue-ribbon panel of industry experts, comprised of the leading voices of academia, industry and Wall Street executives.
“The 2010 finalists represent the execution of forward-thinking technologies and creativity that captures the imagination of consumers, illustrating the influence that electronics and embedded design professionals have on today’s culture” said Junko Yoshida, editor in chief, EE Times.”
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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.
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