National Semiconductor's Geode SC1200 Processor Developed Into Manufacturer Ready Box by Supertek
Santa Clara, CA --
National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:NSM) and Supertek Express Technology Inc. today announced that Klever, an internet device Supertek adapted from National's Geode™ SP1SC10 reference design, is ready for volume production. Klever will be on display at National's booth (# 1250) at Computek 2001, June 3-8 in Taipei.
The Geode SP1SC10 platform, based on the Geode SC1200 single-chip processor, is a complete hardware and software reference design for a set-top box that is optimized for Internet access. Klever is a highly customizable manufacturing kit that allows customers to easily build and add features, such as DVD, video-on-demand or home gateway functions, reducing overall development cost and shortening time-to-market.
"National is a market leader in single-chip development for information appliances, " said Jason Chen, President of Supertek. "The advantage of the Geode SP1SC10 platform is its flexibility. Based on this platform and our experience with markets and customers, we make Klever a highly customizable manufacturing kit. We can easily add on features as our customers wish. Riding on National's single chip technology and Supertek's design integration, we can deliver a highly flexible and compelling solution for manufacturers in a short period of time."
"Supertek's Klever platform is a versatile design that can be adapted easily to match the needs of customers," said David Pederson, set-top box business unit director, Information Appliances, National Semiconductor. "As smart homes become more popular, we can look forward to Supertek's Klever box being one of the leading multi-function appliances that offer information, convenience and entertainment in one package."
Supertek is a growing company known as providing reference design integration support to customers. The company is now focusing on developing Windows-based Terminal, Set-top Box and Video-on-Demand based on National's Geode technology. The latest information about Supertek products and services can be founded at www.supertek.com.tw
About National Semiconductor
National Semiconductor provides system-on-a-chip solutions for the information age. Combining real-world analog and state-of the-art digital technology, the company's chips lead many sectors of the personal computer, communications, and consumer markets. With headquarters in Santa Clara, California, National reported sales of $2 billion for its last fiscal year and has about 10,000 employees worldwide.