List of Chipset Vendors

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This page lists links to pages about Chipset Vendors and the products they sell. This includes, but is not limited to:

Active Chipset Vendors

These vendors are still producing TV-related chipsets under their original (or slightly modified) brand names.

Sortable Table of Active Chipset Vendors
Vendor Headquarters Tuners Demodulators Products
Alps Japan Yes Yes
ATI/AMD U.S.A./Canada Yes
Atmel U.S.A. Yes
Auvitek International Ltd. China/U.S.A. Yes
B2C2 Inc. U.S.A.
Broadcom U.S.A.
Cirrus Logic U.S.A.
Commsonic U.K. Yes
Conexant U.S.A. Yes
Cypress Semiconductor U.S.A.
DiBcom France Yes Yes produces DVB-T and DVB-H Demodulator chipsets for mobile usage
Grundig Germany
Infineon Germany Yes
Intel U.S.A. Yes
ITE Tech. Inc. Taiwan Yes Yes
LG Innotek Korea Yes Yes
LSI Logic Corporation U.S.A. Yes
Maxlinear U.S.A. Yes tuner ICs (MXL5003S,MXL5005S)
Microtune U.S.A. Yes Yes
NationalChip China No Yes
NEC Japan
NXP Semiconductors Netherlands Yes Yes
Panasonic Japan
Quantek Inc. Taiwan Yes No
Realtek Taiwan No Yes
Samsung South Korea Yes Yes
Siano Israel ? Yes
Silicon Labs ? ? Yes si2168
STMicroelectronics Geneva Yes
Shenzhen Tena Electronic China Yes No
Texas Instruments U.S.A.
Trident Microsystems U.S.A.
ViXS Canada
Xceive U.S.A. Yes
Zoran U.S.A. Yes

Inactive/Rebranded Chipset Vendors

This section lists vendors that are no longer in operation, have been merged and operate under a different name or that have been rebranded. It also includes manufacturers that no longer make TV-related products.

Sortable Table of Inactive/Rebranded Chipset Vendors
Vendor Headquarters Tuners Demodulators Fate
Afatech Taiwan Yes Merged with ITE Tech. Inc. in 2008
Brooktree Corporation U.S.A. Bought by Rockwell Semiconductors in 1996
E3C Technologies Actual vendor is Tai-Hui; E3C is a branding name
EMPIA Technology Taiwan Merged with eGalax Inc. in December 2006 to become EETI
Hitachi Semiconductor Japan Yes Merged semiconductor activities with Mitsubishi to become Renesas Technology Corporation
Micronas Switzerland Sold its consumer electronics division to Trident Microsystems on 1st April, 2009.
Mitel Canada
Oren Israel Yes Acquired by Zoran Corporation in June 2005
Philips Semiconductors Netherlands Yes Yes Semiconductors spun off as NXP Semiconductors
SPaSE Netherlands Acquired by Microtune in October 2001
Temic Yes Acquired by Vishay
Thomson France
ULi Electronics Acquired by Nvidia in 2006
Vision Group PLC Scotland Acquired by STMicroelectronics in 1999
VLSI Technology U.S.A. Acquired by NXP Semiconductors
VLSI Vision Ltd Scotland Renamed Vision Group PLC
WISchip International USA Acquired by Micronas in October 2005
Zarlink Semiconductor Canada Acquired by Intel in October 2005