Eastech to Adopt Infra-Com’s Wireless Chipset Audio Solution for Digital Home Entertainment Products

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During the April Hong Kong Electronic Fair, Eastech presented a few innovative wireless home entertainment products embedding Infra-Com’s IrGT801A chipset. These consumer electronics products included: A wireless Apple iPod docking station accessory accompanied with a set of 2.1 wireless active speakers; Wireless home theater rear surround speakers; An LCD TV with wireless high powered speakers.

Infra-Com Ltd., a world leader in Diffused Infrared (DIR) based semiconductor solutions for the wireless home entertainment and audio industry, and Eastech Ltd., a global leader in the development and manufacturing of diverse audio system solutions, announced today that Eastech has adopted Infra-Com’s IrGT801A wireless audio chipset, for new line of digital home entertainment products.

During the April Hong Kong Electronic Fair, Eastech presented a few innovative wireless home entertainment products embedding Infra-Com’s IrGT801A chipset, based on the IrGate technological platform. These consumer electronics products included: A wireless Apple iPod docking station accessory accompanied with a set of 2.1 wireless active speakers; Wireless home theater rear surround speakers; An LCD TV with wireless high powered speakers.

“Infra-Com believes it has the most attractive industry solution for true, hi-fi, uncompressed, mass market wireless audio applications,” said Mr. Uri Kanonich, Infra-Com’s COO. “Infra-Com is glad to see that its best in class chipset is adopted by a large manufacturer with global industry presence such as Eastech.”

“The strong interest shown by numerous customers and OEMs during the show has acknowledged the fact that the wireless audio system and speaker markets are growing rapidly. We believe there will be a high demand for our wireless audio offerings,” said Mr. Beck Ma, Eastech’s Marketing Manager.

About Eastech

Eastech is a Singapore listed group with main OEM/ODM/JDM (joint design manufacturer) business in speaker systems, digital audio and video, and information/Internet electronic products. It posted a turnover of S$868.5 million for fiscal year 2005. The Group has been ranked 22nd in the Singapore International 100 Ranking 2006 and recognized as a fast-growing company in the 2004/2005 Singapore Fastest Growing 50. The group spans worldwide operations in 10 countries around the world. For more information visit: http://www.eastech.com.

About Infra-Com

Infra-Com Ltd. focuses on the development and commercialization of innovative, low-cost semiconductor chipsets for indoor, short-range wireless applications. The company, located in Netanya, Israel, has achieved a technological breakthrough by enabling non-line-of-sight and high bit rate optical communications using the Diffused Infrared (DIR) approach. For more information visit: http://www.infra-com.com.

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