Silicon Image, a provider of wireless and wired HD connectivity products, has opened a new research and development center in Hyderabad, India. The facility, located in Hyderabad's technology hub, focuses on the design and development of semiconductor and IP core technologies for implementation in mobile, wireless and consumer electronics products from manufacturers across the globe, the company said.
"The technology innovation and growth occurring in Hyderabad made the location a natural fit for Silicon Image's expanding R&D portfolio," said Rashid Osmani, vice president of worldwide engineering at Silicon Image, Inc. "The expertise of Silicon Image's worldwide engineering team has been strengthened by the addition of the talented engineers in Hyderabad, who we foresee becoming an integral part of new product development."
The Silicon Image's new center expands the company's current worldwide research and development operations which include facilities in Sunnyvale, Calif. and Shanghai, China. The India office currently has 80 employees.
Based in Sunnyvale, Silicon Image's products are deployed by the world's top electronics manufacturers in devices such as desktop and notebook PCs, DTVs, Blu-ray Disc players, audio-video receivers, as well as mobile phones, tablets and digital cameras.