Samsung Electronics will use Motorola's XtremeSpectrum UWB chipset to demonstrate wireless broadcast of three HDTV streams

January 8, 2004

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LAS VEGAS -- Motorola, Inc.'s (NYSE: MOT - News) Ultra-wideband Operation and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in the consumer electronics industry, today announced that Samsung will demonstrate the industry's first wireless broadcast of three simultaneous HDTV streams at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 8-11, 2004 in Las Vegas. Samsung disclosed that it will use Motorola's XtremeSpectrum ultra-wideband chipset to enable the demonstration.

Motorola's XtremeSpectrum ultra-wideband chipset is in its second generation and currently sampling.

"Samsung is committed to continually push the limits of our digital technology," said Dr. N.B. Park, chief technology officer of the Digital Group at Samsung Electronics. "In order to keep pace with our digital video demands, we needed a wireless technology that was capable of sending multiple streams of video with wire-like performance, yet do so at an affordable price. Motorola's XtremeSpectrum ultra-wideband product is one of the most promising technologies to do that."

"Samsung is a leader in consumer electronics products and their brand represents quality and innovation," said Martin Rofheart, director of Motorola's UWB Operation. "Our ultra-wideband solution enables Samsung to offer wireless capability for their leading media server and digital TV products. Samsung's product is expected to change the way consumers configure and use their home entertainment systems. Their televisions or displays will no longer be 'tethered' to the set-top box."

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

Motorola Inc.

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