1/8/2002 - Cirrus Logic, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRUS) today announced that Motorola’s Broadband Communications Sector has named it a wireless technology provider for its new EVr-8401 Enhanced TV Viewer. Whitecap(TM)2, the Cirrus Wi-Fi certified IEEE 802.11b wireless networking technology, will be available for Motorola’s EVr-8401 Enhanced TV Viewer, beginning in 2002. The Motorola EVr-8401 wirelessly connects to either a Motorola DCT5000 family advanced-interactive digital set-top or a stand-alone cable modem for an "always-on" high-speed broadband connection. This connection enables the EVr-8401 to offer users a second screen for accessing Internet content relating to the TV programming they are watching. Users are able to casually view content from the Internet on the EVr-8401, while they and those also in the room continue watching the TV programming -- uninterrupted and in full-screen video.
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