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GRT Technology to Design-in RFaxis' RFX2401 RFeIC in Its Wireless ZigBee Product Lines

Wed, 12/30/2009 - 6:13am
The Associated Press

RFaxis (http://www.rfaxis.com/) , a fabless semiconductor company focused on innovative, next-generation RF solutions for the wireless and connectivity markets, announced today that GRT Technology Co. Ltd has selected RFaxis' RFX2401 (http://www.rfaxis.com/our_products/rfx2401.php) RF Front-end Integrated Circuit (RFeIC) for integration into its family of ZigBee solutions.

Founded in 2005 with headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan, GRT Technology is a leading solution provider in the rapidly growing ZigBee market. By leveraging Linux-based software with its highly-integrated ZigBee modules, GRT provides plug & play ZigBee solutions for a great variety of global applications that require real-time data delivery and display from remote wireless sensor networks, including 'Smart Energy' (LED streetlight control, power saving devices, etc); 'Smart Home' (HVAC control, security/alarm systems, RF4CE remote control devices); remote monitoring and care for children and senior citizens; and remote asset tracking and control for agriculture and livestock.

"GRT is a major ZigBee first-mover and has aggressively launched exciting products for the booming ZigBee space," noted Mike Neshat (http://www.rfaxis.com/about_us/management_team.php) , president and CEO of RFaxis. "We're looking forward to a long and prosperous partnership with GRT, and are excited that our single-chip, single-die RFX2401 RFeIC for ZigBee can enable their mission to deliver global solutions for a better and greener quality of life."

Dr. Di Chiu, GRT general manager, commented, "To lead the way in the exploding ZigBee market, it is critical for GRT to enhance the reliability and extend the range of our ZigBee solutions. We needed an energy-efficient and cost-effective RF front-end that delivers quality performance and is very easy to implement. After assessing a variety of RF front-end solutions, the RFaxis RFX2401 was the clear winner in terms of rapid integration and superior performance & power efficiency over conventional front-end solutions."

GRT and other leading ZigBee solution providers will be showcasing Green-Energy and Smart-Life solutions in the RFaxis suite at the Encore for the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

For more information, please visit www.rfaxis.com (http://www.rfaxis.com) .

About RFaxis, Inc.

Incorporated in January 2008, RFaxis, Inc. is an Irvine, California-based company specializing in the design and development of RF semiconductors and embedded antenna solutions. With its patent pending technologies, the company leads the way in next-generation wireless solutions designed for the multibillion dollar Bluetooth, WLAN, 802.11n/MIMO, ZigBee, WiMAX, and WHDI markets. Leveraging pure CMOS and BiCMOS technology in conjunction with its own innovative approach and technology, RFaxis is home to the world's first RF Front-end Integrated Circuit (RFeIC). More information can be found at: www.rfaxis.com (http://www.rfaxis.com) .

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