SOURCE: Intersil


December 21, 2010 13:09 ET

Electronic Design Magazine Names Intersil's MegaQ and Security Link Over Coax (SLOC) ICs as Best of 2010

Innovative Video Solutions Win in ED's Analog and Mixed Signal Category

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - December 21, 2010) -  Electronic Design Magazine has named two new video IC products from Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) -- the SLOC™ (Security Link over Coax) and MegaQ™ chip solutions -- as winners of the Best Electronic Design award for 2010 in the Analog and Mixed Signal category.

An article describing the SLOC (Security Link over Coax) and MegaQ chip solutions appears in Electronic Design's annual Best Electronic Design issue, which was published December 9th (the article also appears online). According to the publication, Intersil will receive a crystal trophy signifying that it has won the Best Electronic Design 2010 award.

"This award from Electronic Design Magazine is a tribute to the engineers who invented and productized the revolutionary video technology incorporated in both the MegaQ and SLOC devices," said Dave Bell, Intersil's President and CEO. "We are very proud to receive this honor from one of the electronic industry's most prestigious and respected publications."

Intersil's MegaQ™ ICs are the industry's most versatile adaptive equalizers for delivering composite video through very long cables. These unique ICs automatically equalize video transmitted through one mile of Cat 5 or coaxial cable. For more information visit

The Intersil Techwell SLOC™ (Security Link over Coax) solution is designed to simultaneously transmit analog CVBS video and digital IP video over a single coaxial cable. Surveillance system manufacturers can now architect an effective hybrid surveillance system that supports latency-free analog CCTV functions as well as networked IP surveillance functions. For more details visit

To access Electronic Design Magazine's coverage of the MegaQ and SLOC technology visit:

About Intersil
Intersil Corporation is a leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog, mixed signal and power management semiconductors. The Company's products address some of the fastest growing markets within the communications, computing, consumer and industrial industries. For more information about Intersil or to find out how to become a member of our winning team, visit the Company's web site and career page at

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