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WirelessDevNet.com Press Release

Skyworks Enables Next-generation Wireless Automotive Platforms


Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS), an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, today announced that a tier-one automotive supplier is leveraging several of its solutions in their vehicle-based wireless platforms ramping across several leading car manufacturers. The control system enables drivers to remotely activate garage door openers, entry door locks, home lighting, security systems and entry gates. Currently offered in all automotive brands, the platform is compatible with more than 99 percent of garage door opening systems as well as a wide variety of home safety and convenience products. The three-button interface is located as an easy-to-install module in automobile rearview mirrors for a convenient, battery-free, programmable solution that eliminates the need for traditional clip-on transponders.

“Skyworks’ advanced analog and RF solutions are being leveraged across multiple in-vehicle applications that are enhancing safety and the overall driving experience,” said John O’Neill, vice president of broad markets marketing at Skyworks. “As wireless technology in automobiles continues to rise, we are capitalizing on the increasing number of addressable semiconductor opportunities that add value, minimize OEM costs and complexity, and improve time to market.”

According to a market report by Transparency Market Research entitled “Connected Car Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast,” the global connected car market is expected to reach $131.9 billion by 2019, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 34.7 percent. The global connected car market is driven by safety and security services along with gaming, entertainment, traffic information, weather and location services.

About Skyworks’ Automotive Solutions

Skyworks offers a broad range of high-performance analog, mixed signal and RF semiconductors that are key components to the design of wireless automotive systems and transportation infrastructure. The company’s solutions enable new safety and convenience features for today’s consumers.

Pricing and Availability

Skyworks’ new automotive solutions are currently available for both sampling and production. For additional product information, please contact sales@skyworksinc.com.

About Skyworks

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors. Leveraging core technologies, Skyworks supports automotive, broadband, wireless infrastructure, energy management, GPS, industrial, medical, military, wireless networking, smartphone and tablet applications. The Company’s portfolio includes amplifiers, attenuators, battery chargers, circulators, DC/DC converters, demodulators, detectors, diodes, directional couplers, front-end modules, hybrids, infrastructure RF subsystems, isolators, LED drivers, mixers, modulators, optocouplers, optoisolators, phase shifters, PLLs/synthesizers/VCOs, power dividers/combiners, power management devices, receivers, switches, technical ceramics and voltage regulators.

Headquartered in Woburn, Mass., Skyworks is worldwide with engineering, manufacturing, sales and service facilities throughout Asia, Europe and North America. For more information, please visit Skyworks’ Web site at: www.skyworksinc.com.



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