S3 Semiconductors to Develop Satellite Transceiver Technology for the European Space Agency

S3 Semiconductors, a global supplier of Mixed-Signal and RF Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) solutions, has announced that it has been commissioned to advance new architectures for Satellite Transceiver technology under the auspices of a current ARTES Partner programme. S3 Semiconductors is very well positioned for future opportunities related to it. The programme is jointly funded by the European Space Agency (ESA) and a leading mobile satellite communications services operator.

The ESA funding for the program is provided by the member countries who are supporting this programme, including Ireland.

S3 Semiconductors designs advanced mixed-signal chips and manage every aspect of supplying production devices to its customers using some of the world’s most advanced semiconductor production facilities. With more than 20 years’ experience designing advanced analog and digital circuitry for hundreds of customers in every major region, S3 Semiconductors delivers a new breed of design-centric semiconductor supplier capable of optimising its designs for every customer, yet achieving cost economies not thought possible with custom chips designs until now.