Industry's most widely deployed DSP architecture enables ultra-low power audio, VoLTE and baseband processing in CYIT's multi-mode 4G terminal chips
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 -- CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) platform solutions and DSP cores, today announced that Chongqing CYIT Communication Technology Co., Ltd has licensed the CEVA-TeakLite-4 DSP for its multi-mode wireless baseband chips targeting 4G terminals, including smartphones and tablets.
The fully programmable CEVA-TeakLite-4 DSP addresses the increasingly complex processing and stringent low-power requirements of advanced audio and voice algorithms, including the voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) standard required for China Mobile's 4G network. The CEVA-TeakLite-4 also provides ample processing headroom, allowing CYIT to implement wireless baseband processing on the same DSP in a highly power-efficient manner.
"The advanced processing requirements of 4G handsets provide a superior user experience, but can significantly impact the battery life of the device if not implemented in a power-savvy form," said Mr.Daqin Peng, Marketing Director at CYIT. "The ultra-low power CEVA-TeakLite-4 DSP offers us the optimal platform on which to develop our LTE terminal chips, providing outstanding performance and flexibility and capable of handling a wide array of audio, voice and baseband processing tasks."
"We are pleased to collaborate with CYIT in the development of their next-generation chipsets targeting China's 4G networks," said Eran Briman, vice president of marketing at CEVA. "With more than one billion wireless subscribers and growing, China is single-handedly the most important growth market for wireless devices, and CYIT are well positioned to address this with their CEVA-powered roadmap."
The CEVA-TeakLite-4 is the fourth generation DSP based on the CEVA-TeakLite architecture, the most successful licensable DSP family in the history of the semiconductor industry, with more than 3 billion chips shipped, over 100 licensees, 30 active ecosystem partners and more than 100 audio and voice software packages available. The CEVA-TeakLite-4 is offered as a scalable and extensible architecture framework, allowing customers to choose the optimal family member core to address their specific audio/voice application needs. By taking advantage of a unified development infrastructure composed of code-compatible cores, a set of optimized software libraries and a unified tool chain, customers can significantly reduce software development costs while leveraging their software investment in future products. For more information, visit http://www.ceva-dsp.com/CEVA-TeakLite-4.
About CEVA, Inc.
CEVA is the world's leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) DSP cores and platform solutions for the mobile, digital home and networking markets. CEVA's IP portfolio includes comprehensive technologies for cellular baseband (2G / 3G / 4G), multimedia (vision, imaging and HD audio), voice processing, Bluetooth, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Serial ATA (SATA). In 2013, CEVA's IP was shipped in over 1 billion devices, powering smartphones from many of the world's leading OEMs, including HTC, Huawei, Lenovo, LG, Nokia, Motorola, Samsung, Sony, TCL and ZTE. Today, more than 40% of handsets shipped worldwide are powered by a CEVA DSP core. For more information, visit www.ceva-dsp.com.
Chongqing CYIT Communication Technologies Co., Ltd. is a high-tech company devoted to the development and industrialization of core technologies of mobile communication terminals. CYIT is one of the pioneers in China dedicated to the technological research and development of TD-SCDMA standards and core technologies. CYIT focuses on TD-SCDMA/TD-LTE terminal baseband chips and terminal solutions, providing terminal core chips, terminal product solutions, and technological services to customers. CYIT is committed to the development and industrialization of innovative TDD terminal core technology based on the wireless communication area, as well as providing products and services with excellent quality and good feedback. For more information, please visit http://www.cqcyit.com.cn