eSilicon Has Shipped Millions of Chips with Innovative's USB PHY Technology
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--Nov. 21, 2005--eSilicon Corporation, the leading fabless supplier of custom integrated circuits, announced today that it has concluded a licensing agreement with Innovative Semiconductors for its USB iPHY technology. "eSilicon(R) has shipped millions of chips with Innovative's USB PHY technology, which demonstrates its value," said Hugh Durdan, eSilicon's vice president of marketing.
"I am pleased that we continue to strengthen our partnership with eSilicon," said Nabil Takla, Innovative's CEO. "Our USB technology is in production in tens of millions of chips in a variety of markets and applications. Innovative provides the full USB solution to its customers including PHY, controller and software."
About eSilicon Corporation
eSilicon designs and manufactures custom integrated circuits for the world's leading electronics companies. The company serves both system OEMs and fabless semiconductor companies who apply custom silicon to create innovative new products. eSilicon designs and ships custom chips for a wide variety of markets and applications, including high-volume MP3 players, home gateways, complex storage networks and high-speed communications devices.
Established in 2000 and led by a team of industry veterans, eSilicon is a pioneer and award-winning market leader, widely recognized for innovation and operational excellence. The company combines in-house design and manufacturing expertise to provide customers with a low-risk, low-cost path to the best technology available in the semiconductor industry. eSilicon is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with offices in Allentown, Pa.; New Providence (Murray Hill), N.J.; Shin Yokohama, Japan; and Bucharest, Romania. For more information, please visit http://www.esilicon.com.
About Innovative Semiconductor -- The USB Experts
Innovative is a leading supplier for fully compliant and certified USB 2.0 (device, host and OTG), IEEE-1394 PHY and Link Controllers and Video Compression technologies.
Innovative's devices are utilized in a variety of applications including PCs, PC peripherals, Internet appliances, set top boxes and satellites. Licensed clients include a wide array of high-tech companies, including Agilent, Conexant, Creative Technology, eSilicon, Evans & Sutherland, Freescale (launched by Motorola), Frontier Silicon, Honeywell, IBM, Infineon, LSI Logic, Mentor Graphics, Micron, Mitel, Motorola, NASA, National Semiconductor, nVidia, OKI, PortalPlayer, S3, Samsung, Siemens, ST, Trident Microsystems, Tvia and Ubicom.
Innovative is an active participant in industry organizations and associations such as USB-IF www.usb.org and ULPI WG www.ulpi.org. For more information please visit Innovative: http://www.innovative-semi.com.