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Texas Instruments' Software Defined Radio Development Platform Makes Rapid Development and Optimization of Multi-Protocol Radios Possible

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HOUSTON (November 13, 2006) — Continuing to deliver on its commitment to provide the most comprehensive and flexible development tools in the industry, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) announced today at the SDR Forum Technical Conference the availability of its Small Form Factor Software Defined Radio (SDR) Development Platform, the industry’s first and only development platform targeted at the portable military communications market. The platform, developed in collaboration with Xilinx Inc. and other third parties, provides the entire signal chain hardware from antenna to baseband as well as a software board support package that supports a complete suite of software development tools in a single integrated development platform. With the kit, developers can easily design waveforms as well as create and test single or multi-protocol radios for applications in military, public safety, commercial, Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) and land mobile radio (LMR) communication systems as well as RFID readers. Additionally, as the platform is integrated to work with Simulink model-based design tool, developers have the option to use C/HDL or MATLAB Simulink to quickly test proof-of-concept designs and then optimize the architecture for cost and power. For more information, please visit

Complete Hardware and Software Flexibility to Create Multi-Protocol Radios

Rapid Proof-of-Concept and Optimized Application Development

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