KeyStone Semiconductor Selected by Eight Limited for a Series of Low-Cost FM/DAB/DAB+/DTV Set-Top-Boxes in Production

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Leading set-top-box maker, Eight Limited, introduces low-cost FM/DAB/DAB+/DTV set-top-boxes with DAB slide show and EPG enabled by KeyStone’s EMC-certified DAB/DAB+ single-chip.


“KeyStone is clearly the leading digital audio broadcasting chip provider, and we are pleased to engage in a series of new DAB/HDTV set-top-box product lines with them,” said sales manager, Mr. Thomas Cheng, at Eight Limited.

KeyStone Semiconductor Corp. (KeyStone), a fabless semiconductor developer of advanced digital radio technologies announced today that Eight Limited, a leading set-top-box brand in Hong Kong, has embedded KeyStone’s single-chip FM/DAB/DAB+/DMB-R receiver IC, KSW8650, in its DAB/DMB-TH set-top-box, HDR1, in mass production.

HDR1 is world’s first low-cost and low-power FM/DAB/DAB+/DMB-TH set-top-box that supports DAB+ high-definition audio but also slide show, dynamic label system (DLS), electronic programming guide (EPG), and internet radio. HDR1 offers DMB-TH digital TV with 1080p/1080i/720p format, HDMI 1.3, USD 2.0, Ethernet connection, etc. Other new set-top-box models to support DAB/HD DVB-T and DAB/HD DVB-T2 are available for sampling now.

“KeyStone is clearly the leading digital audio broadcasting chip provider, and we are pleased to engage in a series of new DAB/HDTV set-top-box product lines with them,” said sales manager, Mr. Thomas Cheng, at Eight Limited. “KeyStone offers a list of cost-effective and complete FM/DAB/DAB+ turn-key solution that well serves our marketing and engineering needs to address different cost and feature demands.”

HDR1 along with other new wireless digital radio product demonstration will be available at KeyStone’s private suite at Renaissance Harbour View Hotel during Hong Kong Electronics Fair from October 13 to October 16, 2011. For more information on KeyStone’s digital radio Tsunami family, product roadmap, product applications, and patented wireless digital radio technology, please send inquiries to contact(at)KeyStonesemi(dot)com.

About KeyStone
KeyStone Semiconductor Corp. is a technical innovator and leader in wireless digital radio semiconductor. Company is dedicated to providing a series of low-power and low-cost digital radio IC family for today’s multimedia broadcasting market demands. KeyStone offers turn-key solutions from novel Apple and Android apps such as DAB GO!, FM GO!, POWER GO!, KEYSTONE to complete digital radio design platforms to reduce customers’ time-to-market efforts.

KeyStone products enable the delivery of the enriched analog and digital multimedia contents to home and mobile environments. Company provides the industry with the lowest-cost system-on-a-chip turn-key solutions to manufacturers of analog and digital broadcasting access products and portable devices.
Company is funded by public and private entities and is headquartered in the Science-Based Industrial Park, Taiwan, and has offices and facilities in North America and in China. KeyStone can be contacted at +886.3.666.2756 or at contact(at)keystonesemi(dot)com.

About Eight Limited
Headquartered in Hong Kong SAR China, Eight Limited was founded in 1996 as a Cable Television and Communications Product company. With a mission to provide products and services that meet our customers' need and expectations, we build what you want and we offer INFINITE POSSIBILITIES.
Eight Limited designs and manufactures products used throughout the world for HDTV, CATV and SMATV systems. The Company offers a full product line that includes HDTV, HD Receivers, PVR, DAB Receivers, coaxial cables, RF amplifiers, taps, passives, connectors, modulators, dish antenna, satellite receivers, LNBFs, CCTV cameras, video intercom systems, energy saving light bulbs , and more... Renowned for their superior quality and durability, all products are assembled and tested to meet the exacting standards. We measure our success by the way our products perform in the field and the satisfactions from our customers.

Press Inquiries:

KeyStone Semiconductor Corp.
2nd Floor, 62 Park Avenue 2,
Science-Based Industrial Park,
Hsinchu, Taiwan 300
Office: +886-3-666-2756
Fax: +886-3-666-2758
Email: Contact(at)KeyStonesemi(dot)com

Eight Limited (HK Headquarter)
No.18, 4/F., Thriving Industrial Centre, 26-38 Sha Tsui Road,
Tsuen Wan, N.T., Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2413 2222
Fax: (852) 2411 3000
Email: info(at)eightgroup(dot)com


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