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Skyworks Powers First All-in-One Virtual Reality Gaming System

September 9, 2019

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 9, 2019--

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: SWKS), an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, today announced that its highly integrated SkyOne ® solution for WiFi is enabling Facebook’s Oculus Quest. Quest is the industry’s first all-in-one virtual reality (VR) gaming platform allowing players to wirelessly connect to the cloud for a seamless and immersive experience.

Oculus has become a pioneer in VR gaming with its next generation headset which features a camera-based positional tracking system and does not require a wired connection to a PC or phone to operate. By leveraging Skyworks’ innovative capabilities, the device delivers real-time wireless connectivity and offers users untethered six degrees of freedom ─ or the ability to move in any direction and walk through virtual space just as they would in the physical world.

“Skyworks is proud to be at the forefront of wireless technologies, partnering with industry leaders to bring breakthrough applications to market,” said Carlos Bori, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Skyworks. “With our advanced technology portfolio and deep systems expertise we are powering an increasingly diverse array of emerging, high-growth segments across the IoT ecosystem, redefining user experiences and changing the way the world communicates.”

According to a March 2019 research report from IDC, worldwide shipments of augmented and virtual reality headsets are forecast to reach 8.9 million units in 2019, up 54 percent from the prior year. Fueled in large part by new devices like the Oculus Quest, units are expected to reach nearly 69 million by 2023, representing a five-year compounded annual growth rate of 67 percent.

About Skyworks’ Wireless Connectivity Solutions

Skyworks’ fully integrated SkyOne ® WiFi solution ( SKY85813-11 ) expedites time-to-market, incorporating all the required functionality to deliver maximum Wi-Fi range and speed including:

Please visit Skyworks’ Wi-Fi Connectivity Front-end Modules for more information.

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 aerospace, 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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