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IOGEAR Selects Cavium's PureVu™ Processors for its Next Generation of Retail Multimedia Home Streaming Devices

New IOGEAR Home Video Distribution Product Line to Adopt Cavium's PureVu CNW5xxx for Improved Video Quality, Interactivity, and 3D Wireless Video

LAS VEGAS, NV, January 04, 2011 – Cavium Networks (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications and the digital home, today announced that IOGEAR Corporation has selected the PureVu™ CNW5xxx video processors for its next generation retail multimedia streaming devices.  Following the successful introduction of its CNW3xxx-based product line in early 2010, IOGEAR is extending its partnership with Cavium to leverage all the benefits of the new CNW5xxx SoC (System-on-a-Chip) family, including higher performance for up to 1080p 3D processing, improved multi-room video quality of service (QoS), and back-channel support for a higher degree of interactivity.

 "IOGEAR's legacy is built on bringing customers innovative and market-leading products in a broad range of categories ranging from KVM to USB to the latest wireless streaming technologies," said Douglas Turner, vice president at IOGEAR. "High quality wireless video distribution is critical to many of our products and partnering with Cavium will keep IOGEAR on the cutting edge of video processing technology for years to come."

Cavium’s 2D and 3D PureVu video processors are designed to enable highest video quality and performance for wireless display and home video distribution applications.  Armed with Cavium’s SLL™ technology for real-time interactivity, and SMART video QoS for reliable multi-room operation, PureVu™ video processors from Cavium are ideal for integration into a broad set of CE devices, as well as stand-alone transmitter and receiver adapters for enabling legacy CE devices.

“We are extremely pleased to see IOGEAR expand its portfolio of PureVuTM based multimedia streaming products,” said Lars Herlitz, GM of Cavium’s Multimedia Group.  “This is a testimony to Cavium’s continued commitment to providing innovative technologies to its customers, enabling them to maintain their leadership by bringing world class products to the market.”

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Cavium Networks is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing in networking, communications and digital home. Cavium Networks offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software-compatible processors ranging in performance from 10 Mbps to 40 Gbps that enable secure, intelligent functionality in enterprise, data-center, broadband/consumer and access and service provider equipment. Cavium Networks processors are supported by ecosystem partners that provide operating systems, tool support, reference designs and other services. Cavium Networks principal offices are in Mountain View, CA with design team locations in California, Massachusetts, India and Taiwan. For more information, please visit:

IOGEAR, headquartered in Foothill Ranch, Calif., manufactures innovative Home Electronics and Information Technology solutions that enable convergence through connectivity. Founded in 1999, the company develops products that help integrate technologies, share resources, decrease clutter and energy consumption, and reduce electronic waste. IOGEAR distributes throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.

The company emphasizes the conservation of natural resources to both employees and customers through its GREEN initiatives program and “Road to a Million Trees” campaign. In partnership with Trees for the Future, one tree is planted for every product purchased on the IOGEAR site or through an IOGEAR GREEN initiative partner.

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Mountain View, CA 94043,
Telephone: : +1 650-623-7033.


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