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Freescale opens R&D center in Hyderabad's SEZ

The Economic Times:  July 28, 2011

Hyderabad: US basedFreescale Semiconductor has set up its India research and development centre in Hyderabad to drive innovation and development of solutions for the company's new platforms.

The company has established its centre here to take advantage of India's cost advantage and easy availability of technically skilled manpower.

Activity at the new facility is expected to deliver solutions that enhance Freescale's platform for applications including data center, security appliances, mobile wireless infrastructure and small business networking among other leading edge technologies.

"This new R&D center underscores our commitment to extending Freescale's market and technology leadership in the networking space by delivering comprehensive, scalable and secure solutions that help speed time-to-market and optimize the performance and cost efficient advantages of our highly advanced Q or IQ and Power QUICC product families," said Senior Vice President & General Manager Dr. Lisa Su.

For more than a decade, Freescale has been driving innovation from its India Design Center. "The R&D in Hyderabad SEZ will continue to power innovative ideas and help foster connected intelligence engineered to change the world," said Ganesh Guruswamy, vice president and country manager, Freescale Semiconductor India Pvt. Ltd.

Freescale Semiconductor designs and manufactures embeddedsemiconductors for the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. The company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing and sales operations around the world.

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