Through this collaborative venture, Belkin will design accessories that enable the reception of live mobile digital TV on smartphones and tablets utilizing Sianos advanced receiver chips for mobile DTV and digital TV middleware. The first products based on this partnership will be available in 2012.
"Sianos highly integrated combination of advanced IC receivers and middleware tailored mobile devices gives us the strong, reliable platform we need to deliver digital TV to our customers," said Brian Van Harlingen, Belkin CTO. "It is products like these that will impact the successful ramp-up of emerging MDTV markets worldwide."
"Weve come to rely on Belkins diverse product mix and award-winning mobile device solutions to help us promote our chipsets on a global scale," said Ronen Jashek, VP Marketing of Siano. "Partnering with Belkin will lead to winning products and I am confident that our relationship will continue well into the future."