IDT and Samplify to Work Together Developing Compression-Enabled Data Transmission Products for Wireless Infrastructure Applications
March 26, 2010
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 26, 2010IDT® (Integrated Device Technology, Inc.; NASDAQ: IDTI), a leading provider of essential mixed signal semiconductor solutions that enrich the digital media experience, today announced a joint development program with Samplify Systems, a leading provider of signal compression technology, semiconductors, and solutions.   The two companies will work together to define, design and develop data transmission semiconductor products for wireless infrastructure applications using Samplify’s Prism™ compression technology. 
“IDT is continually seeking innovative ways to enable and optimize our customers’ system architectures. Samplify’s compression technology complements IDT’s product portfolio and expands our signal chain solutions for wireless infrastructure which require the high-speed transmission of large quantities of data,” stated Dr. Ted Tewksbury president and CEO of IDT.  “We are pleased to partner with Samplify to deliver compression-enabled solutions for processing, transporting and delivering digital media.” 
Tom Sparkman, CEO of Samplify said, “IDT is a clear leader in Serial Rapid I/O switching solutions for wireless infrastructure applications, where our Prism 3.0 compression technology has already been validated by numerous OEMs. Aligning ourselves with a great company such as IDT enables the two companies to jointly deliver complete wireless base station signal chain solutions.”
Samplify provides the only real-time lossless and lossy compression solutions for high-speed sampled data systems. Delivering simply the bits that matter®, Samplify's Prism™ compression technology reduces the fiber optic bandwidth requirements for wireless base stations by over 2:1, saving mobile operators significant CAPEX as they migrate to fourth generation technologies. Samplify and IDT will provide further details of their signal chain solutions at the Embedded Systems Conference, Silicon Valley, Booth 3028, on April 26-29th at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA.
With the goal of continuously improving the digital media experience, IDT integrates its fundamental semiconductor heritage with essential innovation, developing and delivering low-power, mixed signal solutions that help customers overcome their system challenges. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., IDT has design, manufacturing and sales facilities throughout the world. IDT stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Stock Market® under the symbol “IDTI.” Additional information about IDT is accessible at
About Samplify
Samplify is a venture-funded solution provider of signal compression technology and semiconductor products. Headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, Samplify’s customers include wireless infrastructure, medical imaging, and industrial control companies. Samplify’s technology and semiconductor products, including the SAM1600 family, have won multiple industry awards for innovation, including the first data converter with integrated data compression. Additional information about Samplify can be found at
IDT and the IDT logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Integrated Device Technology, Inc. All other brands, product names and marks are or may be trademarks or registered trademarks used to identify products or services of their respective owners.
Prism is a trademark and simply the bits that matter is a registered trademark of Samplify Systems.