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Antenova Wins Portable Design Magazine's 2005 Editor's Choice Award

06 January 2006

Nashua, NH, January 6, 2006 - Portable Design magazine, the engineer's resource for portable applications, today announced the winners of its 2005 Editor's Choice Awards.

"Every year Portable Design reviews several hundred products intended to make life easier for designers of portable electronic devices,' said Tim Pritchard, publisher of Portable Design. 'We report the best of these in our magazine and, starting this year, we recognize the best of the best with our Editor's Choice Award. We believe that these products are indicative of the creativity our readers bring to bear, and they're worthy of the wider recognition that this award will bring."

The 2005 Portable Design Editor's Choice Awards went to:

· SMSC, for their thermal management ICs (EMC1001/2, EMC1033)

· RF Micro Devices, for their integrated GSM/GPRS/EDGE chip (Polaris 2)

· Analog Devices, for their low-power video amplifiers (ADA4850 family)

· Antenova, for their integrated radio-antenna modules (Radionova)

· Atheros Communications, for their PHS handset chip (AR1900)

· Microsoft, for their mobile OS (Windows Mobile 5.0)

· Microtune, for their multiband low-power DVB-H tuner (MT2260)

· Texas Instruments, for their DSP development suite (CC Studio Platinum)

· Lattice Semiconductor, for their crossover programmable logic devices (MachXO)

· Cadence Design Systems, for their analog/mixed-signal design kits (AMS)

· ARM, for their high-performance applications processor (Cortex-A8)

· Freescale, for their power-management IC (MPC18730)

About Antenova

Antenova is a leading developer and supplier of High Dielectric Antenna (HDA(TM)) technology and integrated radio antenna products. Antenova provides antennas that are smaller, higher in efficiency and offer more robust performance for mobile handsets, PC cards and laptop applications. Antenova's integrated RF antenna solutions enable rapid product development, from the R&D stage through to manufacturing and quality control. Antenova's products are suitable for an extensive range of applications, including GSM and CDMA, 3G, GPS, 802.11 a/b/g and Bluetooth markets. For further information, please visit

About Portable Design

Established in 1995, Portable Design has long been the electronic engineer's resource for portable applications. A leading design magazine, Portable Design delivers news, product reviews and application feature articles focusing on the consumer, wireless, automotive and industrial markets.

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