Dublin, Ireland, 12th July 2005
- Silicon & Software Systems Ltd (S3), a leading supplier of licensable mixed signal solutions, today announced that Atmel. Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a global leader in the development and fabrication of advanced semiconductor solutions, has licensed S3's mixed signal IP for their CMOS Camera Module imaging solution.
As part of the agreement, S3's high performance low power A/D converter has been optimized by their experienced mixed signal design team to meet Atmel's stringent requirements for the Camera Module.
"S3's world-class mixed signal IP and design expertise, supported by their comprehensive project management process, helps us greatly to deliver best-in-class performance products to the market on time. The high level of performance achieved using S3's mixed signal IP makes it possible for us to offer our customers solutions that meet or exceed their requirements," said Jean-Philippe LAMARCQ, Director of the Imaging Product Line at Atmel.
Commenting on S3's success at Atmel, Mike Murray, Business Manager for Mixed Signal IP at S3, said "We are delighted to have accelerated Atmel's time-to-market for CMOS Imaging Solutions through rapid and successful deployment of our leading edge mixed signal IP and we look forward to extending our working relationship further."About Silicon & Software Systems Ltd. (S3):
Since 1986 S3 has been providing innovative System IC design solutions based on a unique combination of specialist design expertise, advanced methodologies, customizable IP and application knowledge. S3 focuses on leading edge IC design and has been delivering designs in 90nm to clients since 2003 and 65nm since 2004, successfully targeting a variety of foundries with a compelling right-first-time record. S3 works with the world's leading semiconductor companies (IDMs and fabless) and has active relationships with the major foundries. S3 addresses the complete System IC design process for clients: from architecture to verification, to system verified silicon. S3 offers an extensive portfolio of silicon-proven customizable Mixed Signal IP (available on TSMC, UMC and Tower) for a variety of technically demanding applications including Wireless LAN, Broadband Communications, Imaging and Video.
S3 provides design solutions in four key areas: System IC, Digital Consumer, Network Infrastructure and Medical Systems. Included amongst S3's clients and partners are Intel, IBM, OpenTV, Philips, STMicroelectronics, Sky, Texas Instruments, Toshiba and Xilinx. Approximately 50% of clients are U.S. based with the remainder based in Europe and the Asia/Pacific region. S3 was founded in Dublin, Ireland in 1986 and has operations in six countries: Ireland, U.S., the Netherlands, Poland, Czech Republic and the U.K.
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