Texas Instruments Japan Growth
Texas Instruments expects solid growth in Japan, where the U.S. computer chip maker can count on surging demand for super-fast cell phones and digital TVs, the company’s Japan unit president said Friday. Texas Instruments Inc.’s strength in Japan comes from its partnership with the nation’s major electronics makers and working together on developing products, said Toshiyuki Yamasaki, appointed president earlier this month.
Texas Instruments’ OMAP processor, used for more sophisticated applications such as video games and streaming video increasingly popular in cell phones here, are now in every 3G handset from NTT DoCoMo, Japan’s top mobile carrier, according to Texas Instruments. Continue