- Chipnuts Technology joins growing list of companies making the ZSP architecture the DSP of choice in China (http://www.zsp.com/technology/ )
- ZSP500 delivers best-in-class performance at a fraction of today's power requirements for multimedia and communications applications
MILPITAS, Calif., July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The ZSP Product Division of LSI Logic Corporation (NYSE: LSI), today announced that Chipnuts Technology Inc. has licensed the ZSP500 digital signal processor (DSP) core for its wireless applications and other advanced consumer electronics products. The Shanghai-based company joins a growing number of companies in China that have chosen to build their solutions around the proven ZSP(R) open architecture to bring multi-format, multi-functional products to market quickly.
"Its combination of best-in-class code-density and outstanding balance of performance and power consumption made the ZSP500 a good choice for Chipnuts," said John Yu, Chief Operating Officer, Chipnuts Technology. "Additionally, LSI Logic's comprehensive roadmap of software-compatible ZSP cores, commitment to local support and network of Solution Partners enables us to produce advanced mobile multimedia solutions now while planning for future functionality and features."
The ZSP500 core is a four-way superscalar, dual-MAC implementation of the ZSP G2 architecture. Designed to meet the demands of media-rich, power-critical applications, such as consumer and wireless applications, the ZSP500 provides a best-in-class combination of performance, code-density, and debug capabilities.
"The ZSP technology has achieved tremendous momentum in 2G, 2.5G and 3G wireless applications where its combination of low power and high performance makes it uniquely suitable for handling both the baseband processing and the application processor functions in handheld devices of today and tomorrow," said George Liao, managing director of Asia Pacific, ZSP Products Division of LSI Logic. "It is gratifying to see an emerging company like Chipnuts Technology join industry leaders such as Huawei, Datang, UTStarcom, Chongyou Information Technology and others in China, in selecting the comprehensive solutions developed by the ZSP Product Division."
About the ZSP Products Division
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.
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 .
About Chipnuts Technology
Chipnuts Technology (Shanghai), Inc. was formed in September 2003. Taking advantage of a talented and experienced management and engineering team, as well as leveraging the wealth of semiconductor supply chain partners in Shanghai, Chipnuts' mission is to become the leading developer and provider of highly integrated, low-power, best price-performance mobile multimedia System-on-Chip solutions. More information on Chipnuts is available at http://www.chipnuts.com .