Infineon Wins European Podcast Award - Best German Podcast in the Business Category

Dec 19, 2008 | Technology Media

Neubiberg, Germany – December 19, 2008 – Infineon Technologies (FSE/NYSE: IFX) has won the European Podcast Award for the best German podcast in the business category.

Selected from 749 podcast services, the jury chose Infineon as the winning German entry, claiming victory over companies such as BASF, TÜV SÜD, Hannover Messe and DATEV

“Short interviews with our engineers give listeners condensed but not overly technical insight into Infineon’s chip solutions which address the three central challenges to modern society: energy efficiency, communications, and security,” says Christoph von Schierstaedt, in charge of podcasts at Infineon. “Our podcasts throw light on the people who stand behind our chips and show the new applications which our chips enable.”

Launched in September 2007, Infineon podcast service has reported on intelligent automotive seatbelt pretension systems or radar applications, internet telephony (Voice over IP), the world’s smallest protection diode and other subjects from the world of the chip industry.

The podcasts are issued monthly in German and English and can be downloaded from iTunes and from the Infineon’s website at:

The pan-European winners of the European Podcast Award will be announced in February 2009.

About Infineon

Infineon Technologies AG, Neubiberg, Germany, offers semiconductor and system solutions addressing three central challenges to modern society: energy efficiency, communications, and security. In the 2008 fiscal year (ending September), the company reported sales of Euro 4.3 billion with approximately 29,100 employees worldwide. With a global presence, Infineon operates through its subsidiaries in the U.S. from Milpitas, CA, in the Asia-Pacific region from Singapore, and in Japan from Tokyo. Infineon is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and on the New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: IFX). Infineon currently holds a 77.5 percent equity interest in Qimonda AG, a leading supplier of DRAM memory products. Qimonda is separately listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “QI”.

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