IRVINE, Calif., May 19, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America has selected Broadcom's advanced Bluetooth(R) technology for streaming stereo audio to the premium audio systems built into select Mitsubishi Unisen(TM) Immersive Sound LED televisions. As a result, Broadcom(R) Bluetooth technology will enable wireless MP3 and other digital music players to be a perfect sound companion with Unisen HDTVs. Broadcom has adapted and enhanced its Bluetooth solutions to gain broader adoption in consumer electronics applications, such as advanced remote control functionality and wireless audio streaming. Mitsubishi has adopted this proven technology for several new models in its line of large screen 3D DLP Home Cinema and Unisen Immersive Sound LED TVs.
Frank DeMartin, Vice President of Marketing, Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America
"Premium audio quality is a hallmark of our immersive sound television products. We're giving consumers the television experience of an ultra high-end home theater system, seamlessly integrated into a sleek LED flat panel or large screen 3D TV package you can only get from Mitsubishi. Mitsubishi is pleased to work with Broadcom to extend the premium audio experience to personal media devices, with Bluetooth providing the ideal wireless connection to our Unisen Immersive Sound televisions."
Craig Ochikubo, Vice President & General Manager, Broadcom's Wireless Personal Area Networking line of business
"Even though many consumers are now familiar with Bluetooth and most have the technology built into their mobile phones, the full potential has hardly been tapped. The addition of Bluetooth by Mitsubishi to select high definition television sets highlights the ever wider array of applications that Bluetooth is expanding into, showing off how consumers can gain greater value from various devices by using them together."
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Broadcom Corporation is a major technology innovator and global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications. Broadcom products enable the delivery of voice, video, data and multimedia to and throughout the home, the office and the mobile environment. We provide the industry's broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art system-on-a-chip and software solutions to manufacturers of computing and networking equipment, digital entertainment and broadband access products, and mobile devices. These solutions support our core mission: Connecting everything(R).
Broadcom, one of the world's largest fabless communications semiconductor companies, with 2009 revenue of $4.49 billion, holds more than 4,050 U.S. and 1,650 foreign patents, and has more than 7,900 additional pending patent applications, and one of the broadest intellectual property portfolios addressing both wired and wireless transmission of voice, video, data and multimedia.
A FORTUNE 500(R) company, Broadcom is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and has offices and research facilities in North America, Asia and Europe. Broadcom may be contacted at +1.949.926.5000 or at www.broadcom.com.
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