Laird Technologies Joins Texas Instrument’s Low Power RF Developers Network

Published on March 31, 2008

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Relationship Provides Texas Instrument’s Customers Access to Silicon Solutions plus RF Design Experience

St. Louis, Missouri, USA – March 31, 2008 – Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader of critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced the joint venture between Laird Technologies and Texas Instruments (TI). This network allows Laird Technologies to be listed on TI’s website as an official provider of modules and design services utilizing TI’s silicon.
This relationship is beneficial to both companies because it allows Laird Technologies to be treated as a strategic customer, therefore permitted access to early adopter information from TI’s Design Teams. This helps Laird Technologies develop products faster and provide the best solutions for its customers.
The relationship also benefits Texas Instruments because the company’s end customers that are looking to develop or use TI’s silicon solutions but do not have the RF design experience or in-house capabilities, will typically check into the third party program to see what type of solutions will meet their needs. Texas Instruments can then retain the customer using Laird Technologies’ RF design experience.
“Laird Technologies is very excited to announce this enhancement of its close relationship with TI. We continue to aggressively pursue our strategy of expanding technology coverage, enhancing wireless performance and reducing total cost for our customers,” said Chris Shannon, title goes here. “Laird Technologies is now in a position to assist customers with TI-based solutions more efficiently and effectively than ever before.”

About Laird Technologies

Laird Technologies designs and supplies customized performance-critical products for wireless and other advanced electronics applications.
Laird Technologies is a global market leader in the design and supply of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding, thermal interface products, signal integrity components, and wireless antennae solutions. The company recently established a growing position in the design and supply of complete radio frequency (RF) modules and systems. These performance-critical products, co-designed in conjunction with customers, are essential in enabling and protecting the functionality of electronic devices and wireless applications.
Custom products are supplied to all sectors of the electronics industry including telecommunications, data transfer and information technology, as well as the automotive, aerospace and defense, consumer electronics, medical, and industrial markets.
Laird Technologies, a unit of The Laird Group PLC, employs over 15,000 employees in 41 facilities located in 13 countries.

For additional information or the name of your nearest Laird Technologies representative contact:
Laird Technologies
Phone +1 (866) 928-8181, 1 + (636) 898-6000
Fax +1 (636) 898-6100