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Mad Catz GameSmart Headsets Feature MEMS Microphones and Advanced Audio Engines

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) announced today that its forthcoming range of GameSmart™ headsets will utilize HD-PA components from STMicroelectronics that incorporate exciting Soundcore R3™ technology from Soundchip.

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) is a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a leading supplier of high-performance audio ICs. Soundchip is a Swiss-based innovator in audio-systems technology and originator of the High-Definition-Personal-Audio™ (HD-PA®) Reference.

The HD-PA components to be incorporated into GameSmart headsets provide an authentic, High Definition sound experience as well as applying digitally programmable, zero-latency techniques to cancel unwanted background noise, which can often affect game play.

“We’re excited to be working with technology leaders and innovators to bring truly unique products to market that are optimized for gaming,” said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “We believe these attributes will prove highly enticing to the passionate gamer.”

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