TiVo to Use Semtech's MicroBuddy IC

August 22, 2004 by Jeff Shepard

Semtech Corp. (Camarillo, CA), a producer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, announced it is shipping its MicroBuddy® microcontroller support IC in volume quantities to TiVo Inc. for inclusion in the company's TiVo® Series2™ digital video recorder (DVR).

"The evolution of the DVR highlights the trend toward increased integration and functionality taking place in all segments of the consumer electronics market," said Semtech President and CEO Jason Carlson. "These market dynamics are driving manufacturers to seek higher levels of innovation and integration from their component vendors, and MicroBuddy is a great example of how Semtech is responding to these customer needs. I value the confidence that TiVo has placed in Semtech and look forward to working with them on future product platforms."