SOURCE: Wilocity


December 17, 2012 08:00 ET

Wilocity Wins Global Semiconductor Alliance Private Company to Watch 2012 Award

The Company Also Takes Away Honors From CES Innovations Embedded Design and Home Networking Categories

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 17, 2012) -  Wilocity, a leading developer of 60 GHz multi-gigabit wireless chipsets, today announced that it has won awards from the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) and the International CES Innovations. Not only has Wilocity won GSA's Private Company to Watch Award, but its technology has been recognized as an Honoree in two categories from the International CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards. Wilocity's technology was awarded in both the Embedded Technologies category with the Dell WiGig-enabled multi-gigabit wireless Notebook and Dock bundle and the Home Networking category with the AzureWave Gigabit Wireless Tri-Band Router.  

Wilocity is developing next-generation 60 GHz multi-gigabit wireless chipsets for the mobile computing and peripheral markets, enabling seamless, wireless peripheral connectivity and high performance wireless networking. Wilocity has had an impactful year from announcing a new partnership with Marvell and the first commercially available WiGig-enabled product with Dell and now being recognized with these prestigious industry awards from GSA and CES Innovations.

"Wilocity is powering the technology that has made WiGig 60 GHz technology a commercially available reality instead of conjecture and discussion," said Tal Tamir, CEO and Co-Founder, Wilocity. "Being recognized by GSA and CES Innovations is further proof of our continued momentum and leadership in delivering next-generation 60 GHz multi-gigabit wireless systems to the marketplace and helping to shape 2013 as the year of WiGig."

GSA's Emerging Company CEO Council, venture capitalists and select industry entrepreneurs chose the "Private Company to Watch Award" winner by identifying a company that has demonstrated the potential to positively change its market or the industry through the innovative use of semiconductor technology or a new application for semiconductor technology.

The prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 32 product categories. Wilocity's winning technology will be featured in the Innovations Design and Engineering Showcase at the 2013 International CES. Please contact us if you would like to set up an appointment with Wilocity at CES 2013.

About Wilocity:
Founded in March 2007, Wilocity is developing next-generation 60 GHz multi-gigabit wireless chipsets for both the mobile computing platform and peripheral markets that will enable mobile device manufacturers to deliver the thin and light platforms that consumers want without sacrificing the performance and functionality that consumers need. Based on the Wireless Gigabit Alliance (WiGig) specification, Wilocity's technology will enable truly multi-gigabit wireless for a wide range of applications from I/O to networking to video. Backed by high profile investors including Benchmark Capital, Sequoia Capital, and Tallwood Partners, Wilocity is born out of a unique combination of deep industry experience, success, and passion for wireless technology, leadership in the WiGig and Wi-Fi Alliances, and proven engineering innovation. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter @WilocityCES.

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