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Fujitsu Siemens Computers, founded in October 1999, was a joint venture between [[Fujitsu|Fujitsu Limited]] of Japan and [[Siemens|Siemens AG]] of Germany. The company was Headquartered in the Netherlands yet has several manufacturing and developing facilities in Germany, as well as one in the United States. Amongst other computer & IT related things, the company was also a [[List of Device Vendors|DVB receiver vendor]].
Despite their Mainframes, Ovens and Refrigerators they also built one of the first PCI DVB cards, the Fujitsu-Siemens [[DVB-C]] card which has been the mother of many later designs e.g. by [[Technotrend]]. This card contains an onboard [[MPEG2 Decoder]], is able to receive both [[Analog TV]] and [[Digital TV]] transmissions and contains a [[CI Interface]] and is based on the [[SAA7146]] and the [[VES1820]].
 
   
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In November of 2008, Siemens announced that it was selling its stake to Fujitsu [http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/story.aspx?guid={BE271102-ABCF-4502-A90A-3A4007B68A5F}&siteid=rss], with the expected termination of the joint venture to result in April 2009. Fujitsu, for its part, is expected to retreat from the retail computer market.
Linux support exists since quite a long time. For a list of known issues follow [[SAA7146]] and [[VES1820]] link.
 
   
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|+'''DVB Devices sold by Fujitsu-Siemens'''
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! style="background:#ffdead;" | Device
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! style="background:#ffdead;" | Description
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| [[Fujitsu Siemens Activy DVB-S Budget|Activy DVB-S Budget]]
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| A "[[Budget]]" [[DVB-S]] [[DVB-S_PCI_Cards|PCI card]]
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|[[Fujitsu Siemens DVB-S Rev 1.3|DVB-S Rev 1.3]]
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| A "[[Full-featured Card|Full-Featured]]" [[DVB-S]] [[DVB-S_PCI_Cards|PCI card]]
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|[[DVB-T_USB_Devices|DVB-T Mobile TV Tuner]]
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| A [[DVB-T_USB_Devices|USB DVB-T device]]
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|[[DVB-T_USB_Devices|Slim Mobile USB DVB-T]]
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| A [[DVB-T_USB_Devices|USB DVB-T device]]
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http://www.fujitsu-siemens.com/
 
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==Also See==
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* [[Siemens]]
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== External Links ==
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* [http://www.fujitsu-siemens.com/ Fujitsu Siemens Website]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fujitsu_Siemens_Computers Wikipedia Fujitsu Siemens article]
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Latest revision as of 14:55, 31 March 2009

Fujitsu Siemens Computers, founded in October 1999, was a joint venture between Fujitsu Limited of Japan and Siemens AG of Germany. The company was Headquartered in the Netherlands yet has several manufacturing and developing facilities in Germany, as well as one in the United States. Amongst other computer & IT related things, the company was also a DVB receiver vendor.

In November of 2008, Siemens announced that it was selling its stake to Fujitsu [1], with the expected termination of the joint venture to result in April 2009. Fujitsu, for its part, is expected to retreat from the retail computer market.

DVB Devices sold by Fujitsu-Siemens
Device Description
Activy DVB-S Budget A "Budget" DVB-S PCI card
DVB-S Rev 1.3 A "Full-Featured" DVB-S PCI card
DVB-T Mobile TV Tuner A USB DVB-T device
Slim Mobile USB DVB-T A USB DVB-T device


Also See


External Links