Cheaper next-gen cell phone chip released

Summary:Analog Devices on Monday introduced the TigerSharc, a digital signal processing chip for next-generation phone base stations. The company claims the chip, which provides a function essential for the next-generation telephone networks, costs just half the amount of other chips that perform the same function.

Analog Devices on Monday introduced the TigerSharc, a digital signal processing chip for next-generation phone base stations. The company claims the chip, which provides a function essential for the next-generation telephone networks, costs just half the amount of other chips that perform the same function.

The TigerSharc can be used in any type of next-generation cell phone network, including those that use CDMA (code division multiple access) or GSM (global system for mobile communications). --Ben Charny, ZDNet News

Topics: Hardware

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