[Author: Miklos Szanyi, published on Sunday, February 01, 2009 ]

"Silicon Laboratories has licensed and deployed the Ceva-Teak DSP core in the AeroFONE single-chip phone, claimed to be the industry's most integrated, highest performance, easiest-to-use solution for GSM/GPRS handsets. Existing cellphone IC solutions in the industry integrate some of the standard components that comprise the functionality of a handset, including digital baseband, RF transceiver, logic and analog functions. However, Silicon Laboratories has taken this process one step further by additionally integrating the analog baseband, power management unit (PMU), battery interface and charging circuitry into its single-chip phone.

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