SOURCE: Teridian Semiconductor

Teridian Semiconductor

May 19, 2009 14:08 ET

Teridian Wins Innovative Product/Technology of the Year, Semiconductor Category, at TechAmerica High-Tech Innovation Awards

Company's Energy Measurement Innovations Garner Top Prize at Industry Event

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - May 19, 2009) - Teridian Semiconductor Corporation has been awarded the top prize in the Innovative Product/Technology - Semiconductor category for the 2009 TechAmerica High-Tech Innovation Awards. For 16 years, this premier business event has celebrated excellence and achievement in the region's technology industry, honoring local companies, individuals and products that drive innovation in Orange County and the Inland Empire.

"We are proud to be honored by TechAmerica," said Gerald Fitch, President & CEO for Teridian. "Teridian is committed to building a smarter grid, one meter at a time, and this recognition of our innovations in energy measurement is a strong indicator that we are on track to achieving true energy efficiency for data centers, enterprises and consumers."

The awards categories this year included, Harvey Mudd College Green Engineering Award, Innovative Product/Technology In 2008, Outstanding CEO In Technology, Outstanding Company In Medical Technologies, Outstanding Technology Company, and Outstanding Woman In Technology.

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About Teridian Semiconductor

Teridian Semiconductor designs, manufactures and provides engineering support for its system-on-chip integrated circuits used in the energy measurement, control and communication markets, as well as networking, and secure access systems.

Teridian's products are used in smart utility meters, as well as enterprise based solutions such as servers, power distribution units and outlet monitoring devices to measure power dissipation with high accuracy, and enable communication processing of recorded energy data. Teridian has created five generations of products, and is working with manufacturers to enable the global trend toward improving energy efficiency via a smart energy grid network.

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About TechAmerica

TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry, which is the driving force behind productivity growth and jobs creation in the United States and the foundation of the global innovation economy. Representing approximately 1,500 member companies of all sizes from the public and commercial sectors of the economy, it is the industry's largest advocacy organization and is dedicated to helping members' top and bottom lines. It is also the technology industry's only grassroots-to-global advocacy network, with offices in state capitals around the United States, Washington, D.C., Europe (Brussels), and Asia (Beijing). TechAmerica was formed by the merger of AeA (formerly the American Electronics Association), the Cyber Security Industry Alliance (CSIA), the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA), and the Government Electronics & Information Technology Association (GEIA). Learn more at

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