By Milind Padhye, Low-Power Design Manager, and David Gross, Low-Power/ Wireless Tools and Methodology Manager, Freescale Semiconductor, Wireless. © Freescale Semiconductor.
Freescale is making the world a smarter place with leading embedded semiconductor solutions for cars, mobile phones, networks, and more. Freescale Semiconductor is a global leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors for the automotive, consumer, industrial, networking, and wireless markets. The privately held company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing, or sales operations in more than 30 countries. Freescale is one of the world’s largest semiconductor companies with 2007 sales of $5.8 billion. For mobile phones, Freescale delivers a full range of UMTS/WCDMA, EDGE, and GSM/GPRS platforms and components with a proven MXC Technology, the industry’s first single-core modem architecture.