SOURCE: Artimi

October 24, 2007 08:00 ET

Wireless Expert Shares Insights on Ultra-Wideband Market

CEO of Artimi Presents Developments in Ultra-Wideband (UWB), Wireless USB and High-Speed Bluetooth

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - October 24, 2007) - Artimi's CEO, Colin Macnab, will present new technology developments and market opportunities for Wireless USB and high-speed Bluetooth applications at two upcoming financial conferences. Artimi's semiconductors allow consumers to transfer photos, music and video between consumer electronics devices at speeds of up to 480 Mbps. Based on UWB technology, this wireless connectivity runs faster than current wired connections between computers, peripherals and portable devices, such as cameras, media players and phones. Macnab will present the latest technology developments and opportunity for a market that industry analysts project will grow exponentially in the next few years.

Colin Macnab will speak at Dow Jones' MicroVentures this Thursday, October 25, 2007 at the Sofitel San Francisco Bay in Redwood City, California. The event showcases the opportunities and challenges in the chip industry in the U.S. and Asia. As a twenty-year veteran in wireless semiconductors, Macnab will share his perspective on UWB and how the complexity of wireless semiconductors is changing fabless semiconductor companies into semiconductor systems companies.

Next week, Macnab will present at the Houlihan Lokey 3rd Annual Technology Private Company Conference on October 30, 2007 at The Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco. The conference is a unique event that brings together private technology companies -- from early to late stage -- with prospective sources of capital and strategic partners. Macnab's presentation will review the very different market applications for UWB, market projections and technology developments.

About Artimi

Artimi®, Inc. provides semiconductors, software and reference designs for high data rate wireless connectivity, including Certified Wireless USB, high-speed Bluetooth® and WiMedia Logical Link Control Protocol (WLP). Artimi's products employ WiMedia-based ultra-wideband (UWB) radio techniques to enable high-speed wireless bulk data transfer between portable consumer electronics products. Content rich portable consumer electronics devices benefit from Artimi's technology, including digital cameras and camcorders, personal media players, and mobile phone handsets. Artimi, founded in 2002, is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with research and development in Cambridge, UK, and sales offices in Japan and Taiwan. For more information, see

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