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Fujitsu Semiconductor and Rohde & Schwarz Extend Long-Standing Cooperation for Customized SoCs

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Fujitsu Electronics Europe

Langen & Munich, Germany, февраля 16, 2015

Fujitsu Rohde & Schwarz

Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe (FSEU) and Rohde & Schwarz (R&S) signed a contract to extend their long-standing cooperation. The partnership will focus on developing a customized System on Chip (SoC) using a production technology of 28nm. This SoC will be used in Rohde & Schwarz test and measurement instruments. FSEU’s expertise in the area of leading semiconductor design, especially in the area of application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) is the foundation of this long-standing partnership of more than ten years.

Roland Steffen, Executive Vice President and Head of Test and Measurement Division at Rohde & Schwarz, comments: “Our instruments and test systems set new standards in research, development, production and service worldwide. To keep and develop this position we need a strong and reliable technology partner. In FSEU we found such a partner who has proven its expertise and capabilities in developing state-of-the-art ASICs tailored to our needs and those of our customers.”

Brendan Mc Kearney, President at Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe, states: “FSEU is proud to be part of this sophisticated high end technology co development project. Our team of dedicated design and implementation engineers will work closely together with Rohde & Schwarz to leverage FSEU’s ASIC expertise and experience and bring an industry-leading test and measurement platform to life.”

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Fujitsu Semiconductor and Rohde & Schwarz extend long-standing cooperation by signing a contract for a new 28nm System on Chip for Rohde & Schwarz test and measurement instruments. From left to the right: Roland Steffen, Executive Vice President and Head of Test and Measurement Division at Rohde & Schwarz, Jürgen Lang, Director Business Development at FSEU, Brendan Mc Kearney, President at FSEU and Peter Schlindwein, Vice President Corporate Procurement at Rohde & Schwarz.

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About Rohde & Schwarz

The Rohde & Schwarz electronics group is a leading supplier of solutions in the following business fields: test and measurement, broadcast and media, secure communications, radiomonitoring and radiolocation. Founded more than 80 years ago, this independent company has an extensive sales and service network and is present in more than 70 countries. On June 30, 2014, Rohde & Schwarz had approximately 9800 employees. It achieved a net revenue of EUR 1.75 billion in the 2013/2014 fiscal year (July to June). The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany. It also has regional headquarters in Singapore and Columbia, Maryland, USA, to manage its operations in these regions.
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About Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe (FSEU)

Serving the automotive, industrial, communications and home entertainment markets since 1980, Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe (FSEU) is a major supplier of ‘right-sized’ advanced semiconductor solutions – a vision that not only drives products tailored to state-of-the-art applications, but also boasts outstanding technical services and support provided by our local offices throughout Europe and our embedded software subsidiary (FEAT) in Linz, Austria. At FSEU, we strive to become an integral value-added link in your supply chain. At our design centres and R&D facilities dedicated to analogue and mixed-signal technology, FRAM, advanced packaging, graphics controllers, multimedia ICs, foundry services, customized SoCs (ASICs) and embedded software, our engineers work closely with our marketing and sales teams to satisfy your systems development requirements.
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Press Release ID: PR1081
Date: 16 февраля, 2015
City: Langen & Munich, Germany
Company: Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe