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Industry  Semiconductor
Founded  1995
Key people  David C. Wang
Headquarters  Hsinchu
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Products  Non-PCI Ethernet controllers, USB-to-Ethernet controllers, Ethernet microcontroller SoCs, I/O connectivity Controllers Embedded Wireless Modules
Type of business  Public company (TSE: 3169)

ASIX Electronics Corp. (Traditional Chinese: 亞信電子股份有限公司) is a fabless semiconductor supplier with a focus on networking, communication, and connectivity applications. ASIX Electronics specializes in network connectivity solutions and provides Ethernet-centric silicon products such as non-PCI Ethernet controller, USB 2.0 to LAN controller, and network SoC for embedded networking applications.


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Corporate history

ASIX was founded in May 1995 in Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan. In 2002, ASIX announced its first USB to MII chip.[1] In June 2007, featured the AX11005BF, billed as the industry smallest single-chip embedded Ethernet MCU.[2] describes powering embedded systems in a machine to machine world (M2M) in reference to the AX110xx family of chips.[3]

  • ASIX Electronics introduced the industry's first:
    1. USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet controller
    2. Non-PCI/USB 2.0 Gigabit Ethernet controller
    3. Single chip microcontroller with TCP/IP, 10/100 Mbit Fast Ethernet MAC/PHY, and flash
    4. Industry smallest single chip embedded Ethernet MCU
  • Asix Electronics saw its revenues jump 59.3% sequentially to NT$31.5 million (US$957,000) in December 2006 on shipments of USB-to-Ethernet controller ICs for Nintendo's Wii consoles, according to market sources. [4]
  • ASIX is listed as a vendor in the 2007 EDN Microprocessor Directory.[5]
  • ASIX Electronics Corp:To acquire 100 pct stake in ZYWYN CORPORATION with amount of $8 million. [6]
  • Products

    The current offerings are as follows:

  • Non-PCI/PCMCIA embedded Ethernet
  • High-speed USB-to-LAN
  • Embedded network SoC
  • I/O connectivity
  • Embedded Wireless Modules
  • Wii LAN Adapter

    ASIX manufactures the chipset in the Wii LAN Adapter. The Wii is equipped with Wi-Fi but does not include an Ethernet port; gamers can purchase a Wii LAN Adapter sold by Nintendo and other manufacturers to give Ethernet capability to the Wii.


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