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"Tvia merges TV and the Internet via its own chips. The fabless semiconductor company designs and markets streaming media gateway integrated circuits -- specialized chips that are used in digital set-top boxes, digital televisions, and related devices. Tvia's customers include SMS Electronics (34% of sales), Siemens, and Kanematsu (17%). The company outsources manufacturing of its chips to Taiwan Semiconductor and United Microelectronics. Tvia has formed strategic alliances with several other companies, including Microsoft and NEC. AWM Investment owns 31% of Tvia."