Silicon Labs Targets Car Radio Market

Austin-based Silicon Laboratories said this week that it has introduced a new line of automotive tuner ICS, aimed at the car radio market. The firm said its new Si476x tuner family is aimed at use in automotive infotainment head-units and AM/FM car radios. The new IC supports all worldwide broadcast radio bands including AM/FM, college FM, longwave (LW), shortwave (SW), NOAA weather band, unparalleled FM RDS decoding and AM/FM HD Radio reception. The new chips are in production now.