MaxLinear, Geniatech target live TV on mobile devices

MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE:MXL), a provider of radio frequency (RF), analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for the connected home, wired and wireless infrastructure, and industrial and multimarket applications, has announced that Geniatech has selected its MxL692 ATSC receiver (tuner and demodulator) to bring live digital television to Android mobile devices, the company said.

The MxL692 is the industry´s first single-channel integrated ATSC receiver IC. Geniatech uses the device in its new Pad TV Tuner (PT682) for Android mobile devices. The PT682 can receive high-quality over-the-air (OTA) ATSC and QAM digital TV signals. This feature enables users to enjoy free-to-view TV channels using the built-in telescoping antenna without using an Internet connection.

Geniatech has also developed the free PadTV HD Android app for watching TV, switching channels, creating favorite channel lists and changing screen size. The app also provides an electronic program guide (EPG) and provides the ability to record TV programs.

Shenzhen Geniatech Inc Ltd, a provider of digital TV cord cutter provider for the smart mobile devices, smart TV box, smart TV, hospitality TV tuner and multimarket applications. For more information, visit www.geniatech.com.

MaxLinear, a provider of radio frequency (RF), analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for the connected home, wired and wireless infrastructure, and industrial and multimarket applications. MaxLinear is headquartered in Carlsbad, California. For more information, visit www.maxlinear.com.