Abilis Systems Introduces World's Smallest DVB-H/T Receiver



    
    -  New AS-101 Mobile Digital TV Single Chip Receiver is now Available

    -  Complete Single-Chip in a Small Footprint 5mm x 5mm CSP Package

    -  Enables Worldwide Coverage With Superior Sensitivity, Power Efficiency
       and Low System Cost

    -  To be Demonstrated at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona
    

    GENEVA, Switzerland, Feb. 4 /CNW/ - Abilis Systems, a Kudelski Group
(SWX:KUD) company, has announced the availability of the world's smallest
digital mobile TV receiver for DVB-H/T applications, produced in a 5mm x 5mm
CSP package. The new AS-101 integrates multi-band RF tuner, advanced OFDM
demodulator, memory and interfaces onto a single 90nm CMOS die, with the
receiver performance surpassing the MBRAI 2 and Nordig 1.0.3 specifications.
    The AS-101 is optimized for multiple mobile and handheld applications,
enabling digital TV capability on any device with a display. It supports the
integration of both DVB-H and DVB-T standards in mobile phones, portable media
players as well as PND. A number of reference designs based on various
applications processors have already been developed.
    This new single-chip receiver is part of a family of digital TV receivers
from Abilis Systems based on its unique low power software defined radio (SDR)
architecture and innovative multi-band RF tuner. The company's SDR technique
allows adaptive data processing and ensures excellent receiver performance in
all reception conditions - using a parallel processing OFDM engine that
demodulates signals even in noisy environments and high speed conditions. The
integration of a multi-band zero-IF radio ensures that the minimum of external
components are required. This means that the AS-101 enables worldwide coverage
with superior sensitivity, power efficiency and low system cost.
    The AS-101, available in a 5mm x 5mm CSP package, reduces significantly
the overall cost and size of mobile devices with digital TV enabled. Abilis
Systems will demonstrate at the Mobile World Congress taking place in
Barcelona early February a small, easy to integrate, module with single side
mounted components which breaks the $5 barrier in volume quantities. For more
information, visit our Hospitality Suite, 4.4HS02.

    About Abilis Systems

    Abilis Systems, a Kudelski Group company, provides true single-chip CMOS
solutions for OFDM-based radio communications standards, enabling any
electronics device with a display to receive digital TV broadcasts. By
utilizing software-defined radio architectures to guarantee the highest
quality of service in all reception conditions, combined with the latest low
power technology, Abilis Systems enables a small footprint, low power
television receiver which can support mobile and digital TV standards
worldwide. The fabless semiconductor company's unique 'antenna-to-digital'
solution is easily integrated to output a digital TV video stream ready for
decoding and display. Abilis Systems, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland,
also actively co-operates with sister companies of the Kudelski Group to
develop complete hardware/software packages for highly secured conditional
access systems. For more information, visit http://www.abilis.com

    About the Kudelski Group

    The Kudelski Group (SWX: KUD.VX) is a world leader in digital security
and convergent media solutions for the delivery of digital and interactive
content. Its technologies are used in a wide range of services and
applications requiring access control and rights management to secure the
revenue of content owners and service providers for digital television and
interactive applications across broadcast, broadband and mobile delivery
networks. The Kudelski Group is also a world technology leader in the area of
access control and management of people or vehicles to sites and events. It
additionally offers professional recorders and high-end Hi-Fi products. The
Kudelski Group is headquartered in Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland.





For further information:

For further information: Ivan Schnider, Nagravision, Head of Marketing
Communications, +41-21-732-09-40, ivan.schnider@nagra.com; Nigel Dixon, Abilis
Systems, VP Sales & Marketing, +41-79-540-41-92, nigel.dixon@abilis.com

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