Frontier Silicon Limited

Frontier Silicon Limited

November 17, 2009 04:00 ET

Frontier Silicon's Chorus Applications Processor IC Drives PURE's Sensia Colour Touchscreen Radio

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Nov. 17, 2009) - Frontier Silicon, the leading supplier of connected audio technology is proud to announce its Chorus chip is the core applications processor powering PURE's digital and Internet-connected radio with colour touchscreen.

The Chorus chip features an advanced multithreaded Digital Signal Processor (DSP) and demodulator engine licensed from Imagination Technologies, PURE's parent company.

Steve Evans, Vice President of Sales, commented, "PURE Sensia with its revolutionary large colour touchscreen GUI truly demonstrates the power of Frontier's Chorus processor with its ability to perform all the radio demodulation and audio decoding in parallel to driving a graphics rich display and UI".

Paul Smith, General Manager of PURE, commented, "Sensia takes digital radio to a completely new level and makes it relevant to a new generation of customers. This is made possible by Frontier Silicon's class leading Chorus chip and the engineering efforts of PURE's UK-based development team".

Frontier Silicon supplies most of the world's leading home audio manufacturers with a range of low-power, cost effective solutions based on its Chorus family of chips including complete digital radio and connected audio modules and platforms.

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PURE is the world's leading maker of broadcast and Internet-connected digital radios, the number one supplier of digital radios in Europe and the creator of the world's most popular and iconic digital radios.

PURE radios increasingly support all the broadcast standards in the DAB family used across Europe and beyond. PURE leads the way in Internet-connected radios with its Flow technology and the PURE Lounge portal ( Designed and engineered in the UK, all of PURE's products are manufactured with the environment in mind and at ethically audited facilities. PURE is a division of Imagination Technologies Group plc. See

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