This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Benchmark Electronics Announces Tablet Reference Design Based On Texas Instruments' OMAP™ 4 Processors

ANGLETON, Texas, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:BHE), a leading integrated contract product design and manufacturing service provider, announced that the company's design engineering team has created a reference design for a tablet platform based on the OMAP™ 4 applications processors from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI). This reference design, called the Grizzly Tablet, can now be leveraged by customers in the key end markets that Benchmark serves, such as medical and industrial control equipment, including aerospace and defense. The Grizzly Tablet will be showcased at the TI Technology Tech Day at the River Centre in St. Paul, Minnesota, on May 2, 2012.

By selecting Benchmark's reference design as a building block, customers have access to TI's OMAP 4 processors for differentiated solutions targeting applications such as telemedicine, rugged military and industrial applications, security applications and monitoring systems. "Benchmark's status as a Platinum Member of the TI Design Network provides early access to this cutting-edge family of OMAP 4 processors for our customers. The Grizzly Tablet reference design offers the combination of design flexibility and state-of-the-art technology with great value and performance," said Mark Troutman, Vice President of U.S. Design Engineering Services for Benchmark Electronics.

"As a Platinum member of TI's Design Network, Benchmark plays an important role in providing access to a broader base of customers interested in working with our leading OMAP processors. Benchmark's experience and track record of designing, integrating and manufacturing electronics products accelerates the design process, and helps customers bring proven, solid products to market," said Mike Schoonover, OMAP Industrial Business Development Manager, TI.

About Benchmark Electronics, Inc.Benchmark Electronics, Inc. provides integrated manufacturing, design and engineering services to original equipment manufacturers of computers and related products for business enterprises, medical devices, industrial control equipment (which includes equipment for the aerospace and defense industry), testing and instrumentation products, and telecommunication equipment. Benchmark's global operations include 21 facilities in nine countries. Benchmark's Common Shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BHE.

About the Texas Instruments Design NetworkBenchmark is a member of the TI Design Network, a premier group of independent, well-established companies that offer products and system-level design and manufacturing services complementing TI's semiconductors to a worldwide customer base to accelerate product innovation and time-to-market. Network members provide product design, hardware and software system integration, turnkey product design, RF and processor system modules, reference platforms, software development, proof-of-concept design, feasibility studies, research, certification compliance, prototyping, manufacturing, and product life cycle management. For more information about the TI Design Network, please visit

TrademarksOMAP is a registered trademark of Texas Instruments. All other trademarks belong to their respective owners.

SOURCE Benchmark Electronics, Inc.

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
TSLA $247.54 -1.60%
YHOO $36.59 -0.97%
AAPL $95.03 0.21%
GOOG $691.02 0.00%
FB $116.73 0.00%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,830.76 -210.79 -1.17%
S&P 500 2,075.81 -19.34 -0.92%
NASDAQ 4,805.2910 -57.85 -1.19%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs