Silicon Labs said that its ARM-based energy-friendly microcontroller (MCU) technology and sub-GHz wireless connectivity solution for the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart metering markets have won two awards in the China microelectronics industry.
According to a company release, the ultra-low-energy MCU technology powering Silicon Labs' EFM32 Zero Gecko family won a 2014 EDN China Innovation Award in the category of "Innovation Excellence: Leading Technologies."
The company noted that the awards were announced at the 2014 EDN China Innovation Awards Ceremony held on June 26 in Shanghai. Award winners are selected by a panel of EDN China editors and electronics industry leaders, as well as votes from EDN China's community of 800,000 registered online readers and website members.
Silicon Labs' Si4438 EZRadioPRO wireless transceiver won recognition as the "Best Smart Energy Solution" in the 2013-2014 China Best IC and Electronic Products Solution Award-Winning Program.
"It is a tremendous honor for Silicon Labs to win these two prominent industry awards from EDN China and ECCN," said LM Wang, vice president of Asia-Pacific sales at Silicon Labs. "Given the extensive base of registered online readers for each publication, these awards reflect the growing popularity of our EFM32 MCU and EZRadioPRO wireless products for IoT and smart energy applications in the China market."
Silicon Labs is a provider of high-performance, analog- intensive, mixed-signal ICs.
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