PRESS RELEASE: NEC Electronics America Brings USB 3.0 Connectivity for Feature-Rich Consumer Electronics Applications to CES 2010
Visit NEC Electronics in the USB TechZone, Booth #30769, Las Vegas Hilton for Technology Demonstrations
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)-- Dec 30, 2009 NEC Electronics America, Inc. today announced it will highlight the latest generation of Universal Serial Bus (USB) technologies at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES®) January 7-10 in Las Vegas. A working demonstration of the company’s USB 3.0, or SuperSpeed, capabilities will be showcased in the USB TechZone, located in the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) South Hall 3, booth #30769.
Daily demonstrations of NEC Electronics’ USB 3.0 host controller (part number µPD720200), the industry’s first USB-IF-certified USB 3.0 product, will feature a laptop computer with two USB 3.0 ports, with one port sending a video file at the SuperSpeed transfer rate to a USB 3.0 external storage device. To demonstrate the backward compatibility of the USB 3.0 host controller, the second port will send the same video file to a USB 2.0 external storage device for comparison. Samples of customers’ motherboards and cards using NEC Electronics’ USB 3.0 device also will be on exhibit.
NEC Electronics introduced the industry’s first http://www.am.necel.com/news/newsdetail.html?page=worlds_first_usb_30_host_controller. To request a private demonstration and meeting at CES, visit http://www.am.necel.com/ces2010.
Leadership in USB
NEC Electronics Corporation is a leading supplier of USB solutions for customers worldwide and was the industry's first company to introduce a USB 2.0 host controller and hub controller, as well as the first USB-IF-certified USB 3.0 host controller. With a USB 2.0 product line-up that includes ASSPs and ASICs, the company has shipped more than 150 million units worldwide and continues to be a leader in the development of interface technology. NEC Electronics is a USB-IF board member, which manages the compliance and certification program, branding, marketing and industry education of USB and Wireless USB technologies. More information about NEC Electronics' USB technologies can be found at http://www.necel.com/usb/en/index.html.
About NEC Electronics America, Inc.
NEC Electronics America, Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Electronics Corporation (TOKYO:6723), a leading provider of semiconductor products encompassing advanced technology solutions for the broadband and communications markets; system solutions for the mobile, PC, automotive and digital consumer markets; and multi-market solutions for a wide range of consumer applications. NEC Electronics America offers local manufacturing in Roseville, California, and the global manufacturing capabilities of its parent company. In the Americas, NEC Electronics America markets and sells industrial-type active-matrix LCD modules from NEC LCD Technologies, Ltd., a global leader in innovative display technologies. More information about the products offered by NEC Electronics America can be found at http://www.am.necel.com.
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(First posted on Thursday, December 31, 2009 at 12:06 EST)