Actions Semiconductor leverages silicon-proven network-on-chip (NoC) technology to ease routing congestion and improve timing in next-generation tablets
SUNNYVALE, California — February 12, 2013 —Arteris Inc., the inventor and only supplier of silicon-proven commercial network-on-chip (NoC) interconnect IP solutions, today announced that Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (ADR) (NASDAQ:ACTS) has secured licenses for the Arteris® FlexNoC™ interconnect IP for use in their multimedia application processors.
“With the Arteris FlexNoC interconnect IP, software tools and design support we have confidence our multimedia application processors will magnify their innovations and speed time to market.”
Shawn Li, CTO, Actions Semiconductor
Actions will use FlexNoC for front-end designs, ensuring that data-intensive applications such as interactive animation and high resolution video do not suffer from routing congestion or timing issues. As consumers demand tablets with multiple, real-time functions, Actions’ applications processors will meet those requirements.
“At Actions Semiconductor, our goal is to provide a powerful platform with differentiated features and cost-competitive total solutions for our customers,” said Mr. Shawn Li, CTO of Actions Semiconductor. “With the Arteris FlexNoC interconnect IP, software tools and design support we have confidence our multimedia application processors will magnify their innovations and speed time to market.”
“Arteris is excited that one of China’s leading fabless semiconductor companies chose our NoC interconnect IP to advance next generation technology,” said K. Charles Janac, President and CEO of Arteris. “FlexNoC will enable SoC designers to deliver cutting edge solutions to bandwidth-critical applications with ease.”
Arteris, Inc. provides Network-on-Chip interconnect IP and tools to accelerate System-on-Chip semiconductor (SoC) assembly for a wide range of applications. Results obtained by using the Arteris product line include lower power, higher performance, more efficient design reuse and faster development of ICs, SoCs and FPGAs.
Founded by networking experts and offering the first commercially available Network-on-Chip IP products, Arteris operates globally with headquarters in Sunnyvale, California and an engineering center in Paris, France. Arteris is a private company backed by a group of international investors including ARM Holdings, Crescendo Ventures, DoCoMo Capital, Qualcomm Incorporated, Synopsys, TVM Capital, and Ventech. More information can be found at www.arteris.com.
About Actions Semiconductor
Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (ADR) (NASDAQ:ADR) is one of China's leading fabless semiconductor companies that provides mixed-signal and multimedia SoC solutions for portable consumer electronics. Actions Semiconductor products include SoCs, firmware, software, solution development kits, as well as detailed specifications of other required components and the providers of those components. Actions Semiconductor also provides total product and technology solutions that allow customers to quickly introduce new portable consumer electronics to the mass market in a cost effective way. The company is headquartered in Zhuhai, China, with Affiliates in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. For more information, please visit the Actions Semiconductor website at http://www.actions-semi.com.