SHENZHEN, China, /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Broadcom, RDA Microelectronics, Analog Devices and Agilent Technologies were among the 13 winners of the China Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards 2011 presented at a gala event held today in conjunction with the 16th International IC-China Conference & Exhibition (IIC-China,, which is scheduled to run until February 26, 2011 at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center.

President of Global Sources' joint venture eMedia Asia Limited, Brandon Smith, said: "The China ACE Awards is all about recognizing the companies, personalities and technologies that help advance electronics design in mainland China. Winners and finalists are the best in the industry who, through their innovation, vision and leadership, continue to set the pace and to make a difference in mainland China's electronics industry."

The China ACE Awards 2011 Company and People award winners by category are:

* Company of the Year – Broadcom

* China IC Design House of the Year – RDA Microelectronics

* Most Promising New Technology of the Year – ARM's Cortex-A15 MPCore Processor

* Executive of the Year – Xie Bing, President of Texas Instruments Operations for China

* Design Team of the Year – PA Research and Design Team of RDA Microelectronics

* Innovator of the Year – Zhao Lixin, CEO of GalaxyCore

Winners for company and people awards, except Innovator of the Year, were selected by a panel of industry experts including:

* Chen Zhang Long, Associate Director, Microcomputer Division (Embedded Systems) China Computer Federation

* Wei Shaojun, Professor, Institute of Microelectronics, Tsinghua University

* Wu Wei, Chief Engineer of Color TV Division, Skyworth

* Yorbe Zhang, Chief Executive Analyst, eMedia Asia

* Representative from Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.

A separate panel of senior industry analysts from eMedia Asia's EE Times-China, ESM-China and Electronic Design-China chose the Innovator of the Year. The China ACE Awards 2011 Product award winners by category are:

* Analog Product of the Year – ADL5201/ADL5202 IF VGA (Analog Devices)

* Mixed-signal Product of the Year – Kinetis Mixed-Signal Microcontroller (Freescale Semiconductor)

* Digital Product of the Year – LPC4000 Microcontroller (NXP Semiconductor)

* Power Product of the Year – FDPF5N50NZU/FDPF8N50NZU Ultra FRFET MOSFETs (Fairchild Semiconductor)

* Test & Measurement Tool of the Year – 90000X 32GHz bandwidth oscilloscope (Agilent Technologies)

* China-Designed IC of the Year – SC6600L GSM/GPRS Baseband (Spreadtrum Communications)

* Editors ' Choice – RK28 Multimedia SoC (Rockchip Electronics).

Winners for these product awards were voted by engineers in mainland China, while the Editors' Choice was picked by analysts at EE Times-China, ESM -China and Electronic Design-China.

Over 200 entries were received for the China ACE Awards 2011 from international and domestic semiconductor and test companies doing business in mainland China. More information on the China ACE Awards 2011, including a complete list of winners and finalists, is available at