"By teaming with RFMD we are further simplifying ZigBee development for OEMs and bolstering our partner ecosystem to include a global leader in high performance RF components. Fine tuned to work with the Ember platform, RFMD's ZigBee FEMs deliver impressive size reduction and outstanding performance, thereby enabling faster, easier development of smart energy products worldwide," said Bob LeFort, Ember CEO .Ember's ZigBee networking systems – chips, ZigBee protocol software and tools –simplify the complexity of integrating embedded software, networking and RF for developing low power, wireless products in smart energy, connected home and other remote monitoring and control applications. Since its inception, Ember has been an industry leader, future-proofing customers and partners like RFMD® with the most advanced features. The EM300 Series is Ember's next-generation ZigBee chip family, and the world's first ARM Cortex-M3 based ZigBee SoC, packing the industry's highest wireless networking performance and application code space into the lowest power-consuming chip set. The EM250 and EM260 ZigBee are the most deployed family of ZigBee semiconductors delivering excellent RF performance, sensitivity and transmit power for long range, and 802.11 immunity. For additional information please visit http://www.rfmd.com/ember/zigbeerf.aspx . About Ember Ember Corporation ( www.ember.com) develops wireless mesh networking technology – chips, software, tools - for Smart Energy, connected homes, as well as many other monitoring and control applications enabling greener living and work environments. The Boston based company is a promoter of the ZigBee Alliance with an IC design center in Cambridge, England, office in Hong Kong and sales channels worldwide. About RFMD RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq: RFMD) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies. RFMD's products enable worldwide mobility, provide enhanced connectivity and support advanced functionality in the cellular handset, wireless infrastructure, wireless local area network (WLAN), CATV/broadband and aerospace and defense markets. RFMD is recognized for its diverse portfolio of semiconductor technologies and RF systems expertise and is a preferred supplier to the world's leading mobile device, customer premises and communications equipment providers.