Jazz Targets Digital TV Tuners

Newport Beach-based Jazz Semiconductor has rolled out a specialized foundry process for digital TV tuners. The semiconductor foundry said that it is now offering a customized process for SiGe, BiCMOS, and RFCMOS focused on multi-standard silicon TV tuners in 0.18 micro and 0.35 micron. The process specifically focuses on providing low noise and high dynamic range transistors required for the TV tuner industry. The company said that it is rolling out the process to address digital TV and set-top conversion boxes.