UWB Demo in China

Haier Corporation and Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. demonstrated a wireless connection using Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology

May 18, 2004

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BEIJING -– Haier Corporation and Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT), successfully demonstrated a wireless connection between a handheld camcorder and a plasma television display using Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology.

Ultra-Wideband is a technology being integrated into home theater and handheld products for wireless distribution of video and audio signals. The demonstration involves the first Direct Sequence Ultra-Wideband (DS-UWB) demonstration involving a handheld product and is being shown at the National Science and Technology Show, held May 15-22.

China’s Member of the State Council, Ms. Chen Zi Li, visited the wireless demonstration on May 15 and more senior government officers are expected to attend the demonstration over the next few days while visiting this invitation-only exhibition hosted by China’s Ministry of Science and Technology.

“Haier is committed to advancing home theater and video products,” said Ms. Li Li, Marketing Director of Haier. “By demonstrating Ultra-Wideband technology today, we are giving the world a look into the future of a truly wireless home theater. Handheld and mobile products, such as a camcorder, are an ideal target for UWB technology, and we are pleased to be the first company to demonstrate this important capability.”

Freescale Semiconductor Inc.

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