SiTime Differential Oscillators Recognized by Prestigious UBM Electronics ACE Awards
SiT912x Differential Oscillators Named Finalist in Analog IC Ultimate Products Category
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – February 22, 2012 – SiTime Corporation, an analog semiconductor company, announced that its SiT912x differential oscillators were selected as a finalist in the EE Times and EDN 2012 UBM Electronics ACE Awards in the Analog IC Ultimate Products category. The awards program honors the people and companies behind the technologies and products that are changing the world of electronics.
“SiTime introduced the first production MEMS oscillator in 2006, an event which fundamentally changed the timing industry. Previously, quartz and semiconductor companies respectively owned the expertise of passive resonators and active analog timing circuits; today, SiTime is shipping both passive resonators and active oscillators and clock generators. By combining these two disparate technologies under one roof, SiTime has improved performance over 100-fold in the past five years and continues to innovate at the same pace. Our products combine this performance with the best flexibility, reliability and cost, resulting in substantial benefits to the customer. Over 600 electronics companies have recognized the value of SiTime’s MEMS timing solutions and have consumed 75 million units to date,” said Piyush Sevalia, vice president of marketing at SiTime. “We are honored that the selection panel of this prestigious award program has also taken note of our unique MEMS and analog technology by nominating SiTime’s SiT912x family of differential oscillators as a finalist in the Analog IC Ultimate Products category. This award further validates the success of our game-changing solutions in the electronics industry.”
“The new ACE Awards program, presented for the first time by both EE Times and EDN, provides us with an opportunity to recognize the technologies that have made a difference in the way we work, live and play over the past year. We congratulate the finalists on their innovations and leadership in the electronics industry. Additionally, we look forward to our awards ceremony in March to celebrate the innovation, creativity and contributions of the engineering community,” said Junko Yoshida, Editor in Chief, EE Times, UBM Electronics.
About the SiT912x Differential Oscillators
The SiT912x devices are the highest performing differential oscillators in the industry with ±10 PPM stability and only 500 femtoseconds of jitter. They are aimed at high performance telecom, storage and networking applications such as core and edge routers, SATA / SAS / FibreChannel host bus adapters, cloud storage, servers, wireless base stations and 10Gb Ethernet switches. With programmable features, these devices can be configured exactly to customers’ specification and shipped with the industry’s fastest lead times.
SiTime Corporation, an analog semiconductor company, offers MEMS-based silicon timing solutions that replace legacy quartz products. With 85% market share and over 75 million devices shipped, SiTime is driving the $5 Billion timing market’s transition to 100% silicon-based timing.
SiTime’s configurable solutions enable customers to differentiate their products with higher performance, reduced size and better reliability. The rich feature set and flexibility of our solutions allows customers to consolidate their supply-chain, reducing cost of ownership and time to market. By using standard semiconductor processes and high volume plastic packaging, SiTime offers the best availability and shortest lead times in the industry. Top-tier manufacturers are experiencing these benefits and recognize SiTime as The Smart Timing Choice™.
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