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Skyworks Partners with Libre Wireless Technologies to Deliver Broad Portfolio of Innovative Audio and Smart Home Technology Solutions

Combines Skyworks' Industry-Leading RF Capabilities with Libre's Expertise in A/V Platforms to Create Exceptional Solutions for Connected Home Applications

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, today announced it has partnered with Libre Wireless, a leading embedded Wi-Fi and wireless technology and software solutions provider, to deliver the most advanced products for wireless audio and smart home applications. Libre Wireless is leveraging multiple solutions from Skyworks to enable their leading media modules targeting wireless audio, smart voice services and assistants, among other smart home applications.

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Libre Wireless' new media modules include an advanced multi-room audio system, an optimized Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/Bluetooth Low Energy design and the LibreSync software platform to help simplify the design process and reduce development time. When combined with Skyworks' innovative analog devices, the solution provides one of the most sophisticated solutions for audio, smart voice, and smart home applications available today and currently shipping to top tier companies worldwide.

"Libre Wireless is excited to be collaborating with Skyworks for audio streaming, smart voice, and Internet of Things applications," said Hooman Kashef, CEO of Libre Wireless. "By utilizing Skyworks' devices, we can offer one of the broadest and most advanced product portfolios to deliver the lowest power, smallest size and highest performance solutions that address the growing needs of the wireless audio and connected home market."

"Skyworks continues to expand its reach across new and diverse applications," said John O'Neill, vice president of product marketing for Skyworks. "Our partnership with Libre Wireless demonstrates how Skyworks is leveraging our system-level expertise to enable a growing set of new wireless connectivity applications while creating a seamless user experience."

According to research from IHS Technology, the popularity of mobile devices and changing consumer habits in media consumption are not only increasing demand for wirelessly connected audio devices, but also rapidly altering the home audio landscape. Annual shipments of connected audio products, including wireless speakers, wireless soundbars, and connected A/V receivers, are expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 88 percent from 1.5 million units in 2010 to nearly 66 million units in 2018.

For additional information about Skyworks' suite of wireless solutions please visit: Skyworks Connected Home or Skyworks IoT.

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About Libre Wireless Technologies

Libre Wireless Technologies has extensive expertise and experience in developing WiFi/Wireless technologies with IoT and Media streaming software and SDK platforms, electronic modules and RF/antenna design solutions. The Libre team has deep WiFi/BT technology, IoT and A/V system design experience combined with worldwide sales, technical support and design partnerships. The LibreSync platform incorporates unique media streaming technology, broad mobile platform ecosystem support, seamless interoperability, scalable price/performance solution options, optimized and flexible WiFi/Bluetooth options (1x1 11n, 2x2 11n, 11n/ac, BT4.1) and extensive system level features. Optimized for performance, power, size and cost, LibreSync solutions provide ODM's and CE Brand customers with the most complete, flexible and ecosystem leading media streaming platform available.

About Skyworks

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is empowering the wireless networking revolution. Our highly innovative analog semiconductors are connecting people, places and things spanning a number of new and previously unimagined applications within the automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, connected home, industrial, medical, military, smartphone, tablet and wearable markets.

Skyworks is a global company with engineering, marketing, operations, sales and support facilities located throughout Asia, Europe and North America and is a member of the S&P 500® and Nasdaq-100® market indices (NASDAQ: SWKS). For more information, please visit Skyworks' website at: www.skyworksinc.com.

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