Alps Electric is a leading electronics component manufacturer, and since its foundation in 1948 has supplied around 40,000 types of electronic components to over 2,000 manufacturers of home appliances, mobile devices, automobiles, and industrial equipment all over the world. ALPS has developed proprietary high-frequency circuit and simulation technologies and is committed to promote innovations and to identify market needs and technological trends. Therefore, they can develop and deliver optimized products through quick and precise responses to customer needs and their changes. Currently, ALPS focuses on development of power-efficient "green" devices to support the creation of low-carbon, digital societies. For more information, visit www.alps.com.
Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE:FSL) is a global leader in embedded processing solutions, providing industry leading products that are advancing the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. From microprocessors and microcontrollers to sensors, integrated circuits and connectivity – our technologies are the foundation for the innovations that make our world greener, safer, more connected. Some of our key applications and end-markets include automotive safety, hybrid and all-electric vehicles, next wireless infrastructure, smart energy management, portable medical devices, consumer appliances and smart mobile devices. The company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing and sales operations around the world. www.freescale.comFreescale and the Freescale logo are trademarks of Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. ARM is the registered trademark of ARM Limited. Cortex is the trademark of ARM Limited © 2012 Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.