STMicroelectronics Contributes Key Components in Microsoft Kinect for Xbox One
Geneva, January 8, 2014 - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor
leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today
announces that it worked closely with MicrosoftÂ® in supplying several key
components for the new Kinect for Xbox One.
"ST's ability to win important designs with Microsoft demonstrates the depth of
our technology and ability to deliver leading-edge solutions," said Bob Krysiak,
Executive Vice President and President Americas Region, STMicroelectronics.
"With the inclusion of a range of components ST is an important part of the
value chain and is ultimately helping to enrich the Xbox One gamers'
ST is among the industry leaders in manufacturing ASICs, with a broad range of
Intellectual Property (IP) and process technologies in its portfolio. These
process technologies include leading-edge bulk CMOS and the faster, cooler and
simpler FD-SOI (Fully-Depleted Silicon on Insulator) technology that offers
outstanding performance at geometries of 28nm and below.
Also, as one of the world's leading suppliers of power-management ICs, ST's
devices enable energy-saving, high-power-density, and lower-standby-power
The Xbox One has sold over three million units since it began shipping on
ST is a global leader in the semiconductor market serving customers across the
spectrum of sense and power and automotive products and embedded processing
solutions. From energy management and savings to trust and data security, from
healthcare and wellness to smart consumer devices, in the home, car and office,
at work and at play, ST is found everywhere microelectronics make a positive and
innovative contribution to people's life. By getting more from technology to get
more from life, ST stands for life.augmented.
In 2012, the Company's net revenues were $8.49 billion. Further information on
ST can be found at www.st.com.
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