Beken Corporation Named Winner of 2007 'Red Herring 100 Asia' Award

HONGKONG, Sept. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Beken Corporation, a leading global provider of IC solutions for wireless communications, announced today that it has been named a winner of the prestigious 'Red Herring 100 Asia 2007' awards. The news was...


HONGKONG, Sept. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Beken Corporation, a leading global provider of IC solutions for wireless communications, announced today that it has been named a winner of the prestigious 'Red Herring 100 Asia 2007' awards. The news was announced at a gala dinner during the 'Red Herring 100 Asia' event in Hong Kong , China .

Winners of the 'Red Herring 100 Asia' 2007 awards were selected from a pool of more than 600 applicants based in 16 countries/regions including China , India , Japan , Singapore , Korea, Australia and Vietnam. The Red Herring editorial team carefully selected the winning companies based on both quantitative and qualitative criteria such as financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, execution of strategy, and integration into their ecosystem. The names of the 200 companies short-listed as finalists along with the 100 announced winners can be found online at http://www.herringevents.com/asia07/index.html .

"After a rigorous evaluation process, we're very happy with winners we selected," said Joel Dreyfuss , Editor-in-Chief of Red Herring. "There was a large pool to choose from and we're impressed by the caliber and innovative talent bursting from Asia's business and technology sector."

Incorporated in 2005, Beken Corporation is committed to providing IC solutions for wireless communications with the best optimal cost-performance ratio. With a strategic emphasis on developing CMOS transceivers operating in the higher less congested 5.8-GHz band, Beken's solution enables a more reliable interference free wireless link. Exhibiting its unparalleled execution capability, within less than two years after inception, Beken has delivered the world's first fully integrated single chip 5.8-GHz CMOS SOC for wireless voice applications, achieving design wins with multiple international brand names.

"Being selected a winner of the prestigious 'Red Herring 100 Asia' is an excellent recognition of the great progress Beken has made since its inception two years ago," said Pengfei Zhang, CEO and co-founder of Beken Corporation. "Beken continues to grow its product portfolio and expand its addressable market by providing more innovative solutions that are low cost yet high performance."

About Beken Corporation

Beken Corporation is a fabless design house providing IC solutions for wireless applications such as cordless phones, industrial control, consumer game controller, meter reading, wireless audio, security surveillance and wireless toys. Beken builds up its product portfolio based on RF-CMOS transceiver technology, operating frequency covers 900-MHz, 2.4-GHz ISM bands and 5.8-GHz UNII band. For more information, visit http://www.bekencorp.com .

About Red Herring

Red Herring is a global media company uniting 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 research, 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. For more information, visit http://www.redherring.com .

SOURCE Beken Corporation