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Philippe Laban
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Presto Engineering, Inc.
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Devialet Selects Presto Engineering for Turnkey Deployment & Supply Chain Management of its High-End Audio ASICs

The Devialet audio chips are now qualified and in mass production.

CAEN, France — —Presto Engineering Inc., a world leader in semiconductor engineering and backend turnkey production services, announced today that it has been selected by Devialet, located in Paris, for qualification, industrialization, and turnkey production of their first high-performance audio amplifier application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs).

“Devialet is a leading developer of high-end audio speakers and sound systems. They were tasked with developing their first ASIC solution for a high-performance audio amplifier. They needed an experienced turnkey solution provider to help bring the product to market quickly and efficiently,” said Philippe Laban, General Manager, Presto Engineering Europe. “We are very pleased that they selected Presto Engineering.”

According to Alexandre Huffenus, Manager of the IC design at Devialet, “Presto Engineering’s integrated capabilities in engineering and production, their location in France, and their demonstrated expertise in industrializing analog ICs were important considerations for us. They are providing full semiconductor turnkey services for deployment of our new ASICs, which includes managing the complete supply chain, from sourcing wafers to delivery of finished goods.” Huffenus adds, “Our ASIC solution is now fully qualified and in mass production.”

More information about Presto Engineering can be found at www.presto-eng.com.

About Devialet

Founded and based in Paris, Devialet is now the international leader for high end amplifiers. Only four years after the first launch, Devialet has become a market leader thanks to continuous, drastic and revolutionary inventions in audio engineering.

In 2012, fascinated by the huge growth potential of Devialet and the quality of its future revolutionary products, prestigious entrepreneurs such as Bernard Arnault, Marc Simoncini, Xavier Niel and Jacques-Antoine Granjon joined Devialet’s adventure. They gave Devialet the resources to grow and take over the worldwide audio market. Visit http://en.devialet.com/ for more information.

About Presto Engineering, Inc.

Presto Engineering provides comprehensive semiconductor product engineering and production solutions to IDM, fabless and electronics companies, contributing to improving ramp time, margins and quality of new products.

Presto Engineering is a recognized expert in the development of test solutions for component characterization and production. This expertise, combined with state-of-the-art ESD, reliability and failure analysis capabilities, produces a competitive advantage for our customers in optimizing end-product performance and accelerating time to market. We offer turn-key solutions from customer tape-out to delivery of finished goods to end-customer(s), including assembly, test, qualification, industrialization, and production sustaining activities.

Presto Engineering is headquartered in San Jose, California, with two operations in France. Additional information is available on the company’s website at www.presto-eng.com.