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InvenSense™ Introduces ICS-40720 World’s First 70 dB MEMS Microphone For Consumer Electronics

SAN JOSE, California, January 7, 2014 – InvenSense, Inc. (NYSE: INVN),  the leading provider of MotionTracking™ sensor system on chip (SoC) and Sound devices, announces the sampling of the ICS-40720 analog MEMS microphone for the CE market to select customers. The ICS-40720 is an RF-hardened, high performance, ultra low-noise, low-power, differential analog output MEMS microphone. This product targets consumer electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, digital still/video cameras, teleconferencing systems, Bluetooth headsets, notebook PCs, and security/surveillance.

The new InvenSense microphone solution includes an innovative new MEMS sensor and an advanced ultra low-noise signal conditioning amplifier. The ICS-40720 has very high SNR and extended wideband frequency response for excellent sound quality and intelligibility. Low power consumption enables long battery life for portable consumer electronic applications.

“Achieving 70dB SNR is a technological breakthrough for MEMS based microphones. The InvenSense ICS-40720 is a disruptive product, meeting the market requirement for a human-like interface between people and consumer electronics,” said Ali Foughi, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at InvenSense. “With this introduction, InvenSense has established itself as the leader in audio performance.” 

InvenSense is exhibiting in booth #31407 in South Hall 3 at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show taking place in Las Vegas from January 7 – 10, 2014. To schedule press and partner meetings at the show, contact pr@invensense.com. For additional informationand data sheets regarding the ICS-40720, please visit www.invensense.com or contact InvenSense Sales at sales@invensense.com.

About InvenSense 

InvenSense Inc. (NYSE: INVN) is the world’s leading provider of MotionTracking™ sensor system on chip (SoC) and Sound solutions for consumer electronic devices. The company’s patented InvenSense Fabrication Platform and patent-pending MotionFusion™ technology address the emerging needs of many mass-market consumer applications via improved performance, accuracy, and intuitive motion-, gesture- and sound-based interfaces. InvenSense technology can be found in consumer electronic products including smartphones, tablets, gaming devices, optical image stabilization, and remote controls for Smart TVs. The company’s MotionTracking products are also being integrated into a number of industrial applications. InvenSense is headquartered in San Jose, California and has offices in China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Slovakia, and Wilmington, MA. More information can be found at www.invensense.com.

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