Intersil Teams With Sony and Altronix to Accelerate Hybrid Video Technology

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire -03/27/12)- Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL - News) today announced it has joined forces with Sony Corporation (NYSE: SNE - News) and Altronix Corporation to accelerate adoption of hybrid IP-based security systems for the video surveillance market.

Video Surveillance Facts:

  • According to Instat's 2011 report, video surveillance equipment revenue will approach $15 billion in 2014, and the market is expected to rapidly move to IP and HD cameras.
  • IP camera market growth hinges on providing a solution that reduces video latency and can utilize the existing cable infrastructure.
  • Intersil's SLOC™ (Security Link over Coax) technology enables latency-free analog video + HD IP video over a single coaxial cable. Plus, it provides full functionality using existing coaxial infrastructure.
  • To promote rapid adoption of hybrid video solutions into the security market, industry leaders Sony, Intersil and Altronix will demonstrate end-to-end hybrid video solutions.
  • The formation of an industry alliance will create an ecosystem for interoperability and standardization, and accelerate the adoption of hybrid video in the marketplace.
  • Demonstrations at ISC West in Las Vegas will preview hybrid security solutions supporting latency-free analog as well as full HD IP video capabilities. Learn more at the following locations:
    • Sony Booth: 22025
    • Altronix Booth: 21071
    • Intersil Booth: 4107
  • Sony Booth: 22025
  • Altronix Booth: 21071
  • Intersil Booth: 4107

Quotes:
"Intersil's SLOC technology is instrumental in the development of hybrid IP video surveillance solutions while providing a high level of value for customers," said Susan Hardman, Senior Vice President of Intersil's Analog and Mixed Signal Group. "We believe the future is bright for the security surveillance market and the rapid pace of growth will continue."

"Hybrid IP solutions enable us to offer a new level of innovation to our customers by bringing Full HD and HD IP solutions to existing analog SD infrastructure," said Takashi Honda, Senior General Manager, Visual Security Solution business division at Sony Corporation. "Additionally, hybrid video technology is setting a new standard for performance in the security industry and strongly contributing to the overall transformation of the market."

"Altronix maintains its focus on providing innovative solutions that support the latest industry trends in IP surveillance deployment," said Alan Forman, President, Altronix Corp. "The development of our eBridge™ series Ethernet over Coax Adapters incorporating Intersil SLOC technology provide extremely cost-efficient upgrades from analog to IP migration onto a network platform by repurposing legacy coax infrastructure."

About Sony Corporation
Sony Corporation is a leading manufacturer of audio, video, game, communications, key device and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. With its music, pictures, computer entertainment and online businesses, Sony is uniquely positioned to be the leading electronics and entertainment company in the world. Sony recorded consolidated annual sales of approximately $87 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011. Sony Global Web Site: http://www.sony.net/

About Altronix
Altronix Corporation is the leading designer and manufacturer of quality low voltage electronics for the video surveillance, security, fire, access control and automation markets. The company continues to enhance its series of products that deliver "More than just power" including eBridge Ethernet Adapters, NetWay PoE Midspan Injectors, HubWay UTP video solutions, VertiLine rack mount power solutions, ReServ UPS series for video surveillance, WayPoint Outdoor Power Supplies, and StrikeIt panic device power and control. Altronix's U.S. corporate headquarters located in Brooklyn, NY occupies over 100,000 square feet, with the latest manufacturing technologies for the highest levels of quality and performance. Altronix is an ISO 9001:2008 registered firm. All Altronix products carry a lifetime warranty and are manufactured in the U.S. www.altronix.com

About Intersil
Intersil Corporation is a leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog, mixed signal and power management semiconductors. The Company's products address some of the fastest growing markets within the communications, computing, consumer and industrial industries. For more information about Intersil or to find out how to become a member of our winning team, visit the Company's web site and career page at www.intersil.com.

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