Small yet powerful tuner features industry leading signal reception capability and advanced PVR & FM radio reception functions
TAIPEI, Taiwan – Computex – June 3, 2008 – Xceive Corporation, the market leader in hybrid silicon tuners for television, PCs and the digital home, announced today that TerraTec Electronic has selected Xceive’s XC5000 silicon tuner for its newest line of Cinergy Hybrid T USB XS FM tuners for the European markets.
The XC5000 enables TerraTec Electronic to offer its customers the ultra compact Cinergy Hybrid T USB XS TV tuner with robust analog and digital TV reception across all European regions. Beyond enabling broadcast TV reception, the new Cinergy Hybrid T USB features innovative add-ons such as video recorder capability and stereo FM radio reception. Measuring only 8 centimeters by 3 centimeters, the TerraTec Cinergy Hybrid T USB stick connects easily and conveniently to notebooks, PCs and Mac computers via USB 2.0 to allow users to experience HD quality reception at home or on the go anytime and anywhere.
“The XC5000 brings excellent sensitivity, selectivity, lower power and small footprint to the next generation of the Cinergy Hybrid T USB family,” said Martin Hopp, head of product management at TerraTec. “With the added functionality and superior performance of the XC5000, we are positioned to provide a new level of multimedia experience for our PCTV customers.”
“Consumers will enjoy a significant improvement in their entertainment experience due to the XC5000’s high performance A/V reception and FM radio capability embedded into TerraTec’s new line of PCTV receivers,” said Neil Mitchell, vice president of marketing for Xceive. “Where competing solutions fail, Xceive’s performance ensures the utmost reliability in portable applications, even in challenging indoor and outdoor environments. This is absolutely critical to notebook TV applications.”
The XC5000 is the world’s quickest, smallest and the most highly integrated silicon TV tuner IC. This next-generation tuner offers state-of-the-art performance where both analog and digital reception is required. The XC5000 provides ultra-fast per channel detection through Quick-Tune technology, allowing user to scan more than 100 channels in less than five seconds.
The product is widely available through retail channels today.
About TerraTec Electronic, Inc.
Launched in 1994 in the Rhine region town of Nettetal, Terratec Electronic swiftly made major inroads in its target markets. Today the company is the German TV, video and audio card market and one of Europe’s premier multimedia enterprises. The company’s portfolio encompasses offerings ranging from professional PC audio systems to TV/Video solutions and hi-fi consumer products. As technology trendsetter, TerraTec charts the course of innovation in wireless home entertainment products, internet radios and digital television solutions for PCs and notebooks.
About Xceive Corporation
Venture-backed Xceive Corporation, headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., enables fast, high-quality TV signal reception in any consumer electronics device worldwide. First to market with a one-design-fits-all-TV-standards analog and digital single chip design, Xceive’s QuickTune® RF-to-baseband single integrated circuit (IC) TV tuners provide superior performance, low power, and smaller form factor for the development of advanced TV and PC-TV applications. Xceive’s universal RF-to-baseband analog–and breakthrough RF-to-baseband analog and digital–TV tuner ICs reduce the need for OEMs to maintain multiple inventories in order to service a global market. Visit www.xceive.com, e-mail Email Contact, or call (408) 486-5610 for further information.
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