Update: MIPS Technologies Acquires Chipidea (August 27, 2007)
August 2, 2005
-- Chipidea has been ranked as the leading analog and mixed-signal IP (Intellectual Property) player in the World with 22 percent of the 2004 general purpose analog and mixed-signal IP market share, based on revenue. Indeed, Gartner’s Market Share: Semiconductor Intellectual Property, Worldwide, 2004 Report, points out that the revenue in this market grew by 21 percent in 2004.
Chipidea has developed the most advanced and complete analog and mixed-signal technology portfolio in the world, ranging from precision single-function blocks to full analog sub-systems for wireless, wireline communications and connectivity, multimedia and power management. Founded in 1997, Chipidea has had profitable, double-digit growth each year since inception and now employs over 190 people in research, development, sales and marketing with offices across Europe, Asia and North America.About Chipidea:
Chipidea is the world’s number one analog/mixed-signal merchant technology supplier targeting fast-growing market segments like wireless communications, digital media and consumer electronics. Chipidea supports blue-chip customers across the globe, has an impeccable reputation for delivering high-quality products and is known for its reliable execution. Chipidea licenses its technology to leading companies in these and other key markets, delivering everything from precision single-function blocks to full analog sub-systems. Chipidea employs 190 people in its research and development, and sales and marketing offices across Europe, Asia and North America.