Conexant Gets Set Top Win

Newport Beach-based Conexant, a provider of semiconductors for the communications and other markets, has scored a win at Humax. The firm said today that it Humax, an international manufacturer of digital satellite set-top boxes, has based its HDTV set-top box on Conexant's MPEG-4 satellite set-top box design. The set top boxes will be put into production by a German broadcasting firm this summer. Conexant provides a series of chips used to develop set-top boxes and other broadband communications equipment.