List of Chipset Vendors

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This page lists links to pages about Chipset Vendors and the products they sell. This includes, but is not limited to:

Active Chipset Vendors

These vendors are still producing TV-related chipsets under their original (or slightly modified) brand names.

Sortable Table of Active Chipset Vendors
Vendor Headquarters Tuners Demodulators Products
Alps Japan Yes Yes
ATI/AMD U.S.A./Canada
Atmel U.S.A.
Auvitek International Ltd. China/U.S.A.
B2C2 Inc. U.S.A.
Broadcom U.S.A.
Cirrus Logic U.S.A.
Conexant U.S.A.
Cypress U.S.A.
DiBcom France Yes Yes produces DVB-T and DVB-H Demodulator chipsets for mobile usage
Grundig Germany
Infineon Germany Yes
Intel U.S.A.
ITE Tech. Inc. Taiwan Yes Yes
LG Innotek Korea Yes
LSI Logic Corporation U.S.A.
Maxlinear U.S.A. Yes tuner ICs (MXL5003S,MXL5005S)
Microtune U.S.A. Yes
NEC Japan
NXP Semiconductors Netherlands Yes
Panasonic Japan
Samsung South Korea Yes
STMicroelectronics Geneva
Texas Instruments U.S.A.
Trident Microsystems, Inc. U.S.A.
ViXS Canada
Xceive U.S.A. Yes
Zoran U.S.A.

Inactive/Rebranded Chipset Vendors

This section lists vendors that are no longer in operation, have been merged and operate under a different name or that have been rebranded. It also includes manufacturers that no longer make TV-related products.

Sortable Table of Inactive/Rebranded Chipset Vendors
Vendor Headquarters Tuners Fate
Afatech Taiwan Merged with ITE Tech. Inc. in 2008
Brooktree Corporation U.S.A. Bought by Rockwell Semiconductors in 1996
E3C Technologies Actual vendor is Tai-Hui; E3C is a branding name
EMPIA Technology Taiwan Merged with eGalax Inc. in December 2006 to become EETI
Hitachi Semiconductor Japan Yes Merged semiconductor activities with Mitsubishi to become Renesas Technology Corporation
Mirconas Switzerland Sold its consumer electronics division to Trident Microsystems, Inc. on 1st April, 2009.
Mitel Canada
Oren Acquired by Zoran Corporation in June 2005
Philips Semiconductors Netherlands Semiconductors spun off as NXP Semiconductors
SPaSE Netherlands Acquired by Microtune in October 2001
Temic Yes Acquired by Vishay
Thomson France
ULi Electronics Acquired by Nvidia in 2006
Vision Group PLC Scotland Acquired by STMicroelectronics in 1999
VLSI Technology U.S.A. Acquired by NXP Semiconductors
VLSI Vision Ltd Scotland Renamed Vision Group PLC
Zarlink Semiconductor Canada Acquired by Intel in October 2005