Beijing, China, December 19, 2008 â China Software and IC Production Centre (CSIP), authorized by PRC Ministry of Information and Industry Technology (MIIT), held its 2008 ChinaChip Awards Dinner Celebration on Friday, December 19, 2008 at the Park Hotel in Beijing China. The annual premier event, now in its third year, recognizes China top semiconductor fabless companies that have demonstrated excellence through their success, vision, strategy and future opportunity in the nation.
Along with its official authority by PRC MIIT, ChinaChip event attracted about 100 outstanding IC products from the excellent fabless houses across the nation, to compete the two categories awards with five in each --- âBest Market Performance Awardâ and âMost Promising Awardâ. The award committee, from national most respected authorities and experts, scored and determined the products based on their market shares, revenues, technologies leadership, and future potentials. The ChinaChip award represents the highest level and most official recognition in China fabless semiconductor industry. During the evening, the most watched âBest Market Performance Awardâ presented to the top five products from the companies of Spreadtrum, Rockchip, ViMicro, NationalChip and Apexone.
A2636 from Apexone, the optical navigation system-on-chip (SOC) for human interface applications, integrates the algorithms DSP, CIS optical sensor, MCU, analog interfaces and memories onto single silicon, to achieve high integration and cost effectiveness. It is the only in China and 2nd in industry to deliver such integration. Since its launch, the product captures exploding market shares, growing as one of the major computer peripheral ICs in industry.
âChinaChipâs most watched Market award is the great honor to Apexone. We thank MIIT, CSIP, the award committee, our customers, and our employees to make this happening. In the past years through 2008, we have experienced continuous annual growth. We believe Apexone will experience its significant growth trajectory, even during current global economic downturn.â Said James Gao, Chairman, CEO and President of the company.
Previous to this award, Apexone received numerous industry recognitions recent two years, including âFSA Outstanding Financial Performance by Private Fabless Companiesâ, Global Sources âEETIMES Startup of the Yearâ, âEETIMES Product of the Yearâ, Semiconductor Venture Fair 2007 âMost Promising Companyâ, âRed Herring Global 100â, âEDN China Innovative Companyâ.
Apexone Microelectronics is an innovative fabless semiconductor company that designs high-performance interactive multimedia communication mixed-signal integrated circuits. Since its inception in 2002, the company has introduced more than a dozen state-of-the-art IC products into market, generating exploding revenue, and on the trajectory to experience significant future growth. The products are widely used by leading OEMs globally in the emerging interactive applications. The company has assembled a diverse team of recognized leaders who are focused on providing the best products with the highest quality and support to a world-wide customer base. For more information, visit www.apexonemicro.com