GigOptix wins $6.1 million ASIC order for avionics application

SAN JOSE, Calif., 9 Oct. 2015. GigOptix Inc. (NYSE:GIG), a supplier of high-speed semiconductor components, won a $6.1 million order from an as-yet-unnamed aerospace and defense technology supplier to deliver advanced ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit) products with applications in avionics for the next two years.

GigOptix wins $6.1 million ASIC order for avionics application
GigOptix wins $6.1 million ASIC order for avionics application

SAN JOSE, Calif., 9 Oct. 2015.GigOptix Inc. (NYSE:GIG), a supplier of high-speed semiconductor components, won a $6.1 million order from an as-yet-unnamed aerospace and defense technology supplier to deliver advanced ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit) products with applications in avionics for the next two years.

GigOptix wins $6.1 million ASIC order for avionics applicationGigOptix wins $6.1 million ASIC order for avionics application

News of this order comes on the heels of a $7.9 million order in May 2015 from another major aerospace and defense (A&D) supplier.

“The significant orders we have received this year from world class suppliers of advanced aerospace and defense products are a clear confirmation of the leadership that GigOptix has in the field of high-speed and mixed-signal RF products and its broad offering of advanced mixed-signal ASIC solutions. GigOptix offers ASIC solutions spanning from Structured ASIC to full custom advanced mixed-signal designs, which support many high valued markets such as optical communications, wired/wireless networking, and consumer,” explains Dan Takise, director of global sales and marketing for ASIC products at GigOptix.

GigOptix Inc. (NYSE:GIG) is a fabless supplier of high-speed semiconductor components that enable end-to-end information streaming over optical and wireless networks. Its products portfolio addresses emerging telecom long-haul and metro applications, datacom Cloud and data center connectivity, point-to-point backhaul wireless applications, and interactive interfaces for consumer electronics. The company offers a broad portfolio of high-performance MMIC solutions that enable next-generation wireless microwave systems up to 90GHz and drivers, TIAs for 40Gbps and 100Gbps fiber-optic telecommunications and data-communications networks, and Clock Data Recovery (CDR) technology.

GigOptix also offers a wide range of digital and mixed-signal ASIC solutions in a wide range of technology geometries from 28nm to 0.6um, and enables a complete product life cycle support form swift introduction of new product through its ASIC Sunrise program to extension of legacy products through its GigOptix Sunset Rescue program.

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