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Realtek Semiconductors Corporation is situated at the Silicon Valley in Taiwan and was originally established in the year 1987.  At present Realtek has almost 970 employees and among them around 700 employees are from development and research center. This corporation manufactures number of IC or Integrated Circuits which include the famous video and sound cards. It has almost 360 patents all over the world as they sell and manufacture wide variety of Integrated Circuits. Their products are actually categorized into 2 divisions which include Computer & Multimedia IC’s and Communication Network IC’s.

Integrated Circuits are actually small electronic mechanisms on the semiconductors which contain several layers, components and circuits on just one chip. Integrated Circuits are often categorized by wide variety of electronic components for each chip and these include: ULSI or Ultra Large Scale Integration – Every single chip has more than one million components. VLSI or Very Large Scale Integration – Every single chip contains around 100,000 components to 1,000,000 components. LSI or Large Scale Integration – Every single chip contains around 3,000 electronic components to 1000,000 electronic components. MSI or Medium Scale Integration – Every single chip contains around 100 electronic components to 3,000 electronic components. SSI or Small Scale Integration – Every single chip has less than 100 components.

Most of the personal computer users come across the name of Realtek. This corporation normally offers many types of Integrated Circuit products in four different categories which include Ultra-Wideband IC’s, Multimedia IC’s, Computer Peripheral IC’s and Communication Network IC’s. Realtek Corporation has been manufacturing and launching several new products integrating with UWB or Ultra-Wideband technology and is even looking forward towards the latest digital television technology. The audio cards of Realtek are OEM cards for a number of personal computer manufacturers. For instance, a person may have one audio card from Realtek like the High Definition Audio Card if he or she has the latest Toshiba Satellite notebook or computer.

Most of the Realtek card readers like the RTS5181 and RTS5168 have actually taken card reading to a certain level. For example, the former card reader incorporates an IR receiver, fingerprint reader, NAND Flash card reader and a Smart Card reader. Coming together with the new RTS5181 card reader, Realtek is looking forward to have more than 70 percent of market share in the market of built-in personal computers. In the year 2007, Realtek Corporation did report its sales of more than 484 million dollars. They had initially built a solid status in the electronic market for offering Integrated Circuit products that cover multimedia, networking and computer peripherals.            

These hi-tech devices categorized as multimedia and computer peripheral integrated circuit products contain traditional high definition audio codecs, LCD controllers, clock generators, card reader controllers, AC97 audio codecs and IEEE 1394 integrated circuit’s. Some of the latest technologies are actually been developed further after adapting in order to get more benefit from the wireless application and broadband communication services. This step into the market of home entertainment further extends the reach of Realtek with some of the other products like Digital Television, DVR controllers and LCD monitors being developed.  

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