it was created over 40 years ago, TI's Villeneuve-Loubet site has
progressively developed an undisputed expertise in complex,
Today over 800 designers and application engineers
work at the TI Villeneuve site, focusing on advanced integrated
circuits for Digital Signal Processing Solutions.
The Villeneuve site has established a particular reputation in
Wireless Communications, and is the major supplier of DSP-based
solutions for GSM and other digital cellular standards. The Wireless
Communications activity is now in fact the major focus of the site.
The site continues to expand, with the recruitment of more
Activities at TI's
Wireless Terminals Business
Center, focusing on GSM and next generation mobile standards. In
addition to dedicated projects with major customers, the Villeneuve
team is developing programmable GSM chipsets that can be used by any
manufacturer of GSM terminals.
The site is also a key center in the development of TI's OMAP™
platform, the platform of choice for next-generation mobile devices,
including handsets, PDAs and internet access devices.
A High-Tech Pioneer
As one of the first multinationals to have chosen the Côte d’Azur
area, Texas Instruments helped develop a technological environment
which later resulted in the creation of Sophia-Antipolis, the
largest Science Park in Europe.
Establishing partnerships with its close neighbors, the academic
community, the most renowned French research institutes, and
other "high-tech" companies, Texas Instruments was
naturally a founding member of Telecom Valley, an association
created to develop and promote local expertise in the strategic
field of telecommunications.