- With optimal balance of power/size/performance the ZSP technology demonstrates a great fit in digital multimedia devices.
- The ZSP architecture scalability makes it suitable for a wide range of consumer digital entertainment applications
MILPITAS, Calif., June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LSI Logic Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced that Yamaha Corporation, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions for Sound, Audio/Video and Communication products, has licensed ZSP(R) digital signal processor (DSP) cores. Yamaha is leveraging the combination of the popular, open, industry-standard DSP cores to quickly develop products in a variety of multimedia applications.
"We were naturally drawn to the scalability and software compatibility of the ZSP architecture for use in our wide range of product lines," said Kazunari Fukaya, marketing general manager of Yamaha Semiconductor. "Maximum technology re-use and fast time-to-market are critical elements in meeting our customer requirements. With LSI Logic's world-class technical support and local team in Japan, it was an easy decision for us to leverage the multimedia capabilities of the ZSP product to quickly address the ever increasing multimedia performance and feature-set requirements needed for product differentiation."
The design win extends LSI Logic's lead in multimedia applications and further establishes the momentum of the ZSP processing solutions for use in the rapidly growing digital entertainment category.
"The ZSP architecture allows Yamaha to provide competitive advantage with very fast time-to-market," said Tuan Dao, vice president and general manager of the LSI Logic DSP Products Division. "The marketplace continues to see an increase in consumer demand for upgradeable, feature-rich devices offering the flexibility to adjust to the ever-changing audio market."
About the LSI Logic ZSP Processing Solutions
The ZSP Products Division of LSI Logic is a leading licensor of signal processing cores and solutions. The ZSP processor architecture enables customer innovation worldwide as the DSP of choice in many key vertical markets including 3G wireless handsets, multimedia and networked voice appliances. The ZSP roadmap offers a range of software compatible cores delivering performance points that meet the cost, power and efficiency constraints of today's SoC designs. A number of standard products are also available for lower volume designs and prototype implementations. ZSP Solution Partners augment the technology with world-class software tools, EDA modeling support and a large portfolio of application software. ZSP customers include Huawei Technologies, Datang Microelectronics, UTStarcom, AVID Electronics Corp., Broadcom, IBM, Renesas, SyChip and many other world-class companies. For more information about the ZSP Processing Solutions please visit http://www.zsp.com/ .
About LSI Logic Corporation
LSI Logic Corporation focuses on the design and production of high-performance semiconductors for Consumer, Communications and Storage applications that access, interconnect and store data, voice and video. LSI Logic engineers incorporate reusable, industry-standard intellectual property building blocks that serve as the heart of leading-edge systems. LSI Logic serves its global OEM, channel and distribution customers with standard-cell ASICs, Platform ASICs, standard products, host bus adapters, RAID controllers and software. In addition, the company supplies storage network solutions for the enterprise. LSI Logic is headquartered at 1621 Barber Lane, Milpitas, CA 95035. http://www.lsilogic.com
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