Award Recognizes the 100 “Most Promising” Companies Driving the Future of Technology
Carlsbad, CA, April 10, 2007 – Pulse~LINK, Inc., pioneer of Ultra Wideband (UWB) semiconductor solutions for whole-home HD networking, announced today that it is a Finalist for the Red Herring 100 Award. The prestigious award recognizes 100 private companies based in North America that play a leading role in innovation and technology.
The Red Herring editorial board diligently surveyed the entrepreneurial scene throughout the North American region and identified the top 200 out of more than 800 closely evaluated companies that are leading the next wave of innovation.
“We can see the exciting evolution of the technology sector reflected in the quality and variety of exceptional companies that we had to choose from in putting our list together,” said Joel Dreyfuss, Editor-in-Chief of Red Herring. “It was tough to choose just 200 finalists from such a large list of excellent contenders, and we are very happy with the qualities of the companies we selected as Finalists.”
Pulse~LINK is the first semiconductor company to deliver a solution capable of true room-to-room networking of interactive High Definition content from a hybrid wired/wireless chipset. Devices enabled with Pulse~LINK’s CWave® UWB chipset allow HD content located anywhere in the home to be shared across the existing coax backbone with wireless connectivity in each room for Set-Top Boxes, HDTVs, DVRs, DVD players, Gaming Devices, Media Center PCs, and other multimedia equipment. CWave® enables High Definition content to be streamed throughout the home with IPTV functionality and provides End-to-End Quality of Service, while still preserving content protection mechanisms.
“This recognition comes at an extremely important time for us,” states John Santhoff, Pulse~LINK Co-Founder and CTO. “UWB has been a highly anticipated technology promising to truly revolutionize home networking and we are excited about the upcoming commercial release of our CWaveT chipset for whole-home connectivity. This esteemed honor from Red Herring is a great validation of Pulse~LINK’s industry-leading accomplishments.”
The winning 100 companies will be announced at the Red Herring Spring event. The CEOs of the winners will present their innovative ideas and technologies to an audience of leading entrepreneurs, financiers and corporate strategists at the event in Monterey, California, on May 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. This year’s Red Herring 100 Spring event marks the 10th anniversary of the Red Herring 100 Awards. In celebration, the event will feature keynote addresses from legendary VC investors and CEOs of leading Internet, information, and communications companies. Request your invitation at:http://www.herringevents.com/spring07/index.html
About Red Herring
Red Herring is a global media company which unites the world’s best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine, an online daily technology news service, technology newsletters and major events for technology leaders around the globe. Red Herring provides an insider’s access to the global innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy. More information about Red Herring is available on the Internet at www.redherring.com.
About Pulse~LINK, Inc.
Pulse~LINK, Inc. is a privately held Delaware Corporation headquartered in Carlsbad, California, with nearly 300 issued and pending patents pertaining to UWB wired and wireless communications technology. Pulse~LINK’s CWave® solution delivers up to Gigabit data rates over coax and wireless networks from the same chipset, providing consumers with the unprecedented ability to stream and distribute high quality multimedia content throughout the home. CWave® solutions support simultaneous operation of 1394, Gigabit Ethernet and HDMI over coax and wireless connections. For additional information about Pulse~LINK, Inc., please visit: http://www.pulselink.net.
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