MILPITAS, Calif. - January 3, 2006 - LSI Logic (NYSE: LSI), a leading provider of DSP solutions for emerging markets such as 3G wireless handsets, today announced its collaboration with 4i2i and TIVR Communications to provide innovative hardware and software solutions for the consumer electronics market that are compatible with ZSP® signal processor solutions. The combination of the power, performance and cost efficiencies of the ZSP cores with the multimedia systems and codecs offerings from these new Solution Partners enables SoC designers to get to market quickly with the latest audio and video technology.
"LSI is a leading player in the wireless handheld market with its ZSP processor solutions because of the power and performance it can deliver in such a cost-sensitive market," said Will Strauss, president of analyst firm Forward Concepts. "Those same characteristics and strong network of solution partners should serve LSI well in the multimedia/consumer electronics market which is forecast to be $1.4 billion by 2009 for DSPs."
By adding 4i2i and TIVR to the ZSP Solution Partner Program, consumer electronic SoC designers will have access to a comprehensive set of audio technologies (aacPlus, WMA, MP3, etc.) as well as the latest video compression standards (H.263, H.264, MPEG-4, etc.) required by a number of emerging multimedia applications.
"LSI has a long history of partnering with technology innovators to provide our customers with robust, flexible and efficient options to meet their design requirements," said Edward Pazmino, multimedia product manager, DSP Product Division, LSI Logic. With 4i2i and TIVR, LSI can help customers quickly enable a spectrum of multimedia applications ranging from portable media players and mobile phones to digital still cameras and beyond."
At the International CES 2006 (Las Vegas), LSI will demonstrate a number of turn-key SoC solutions featuring the ZSP digital signal processor solutions.
For more information about LSI ZSP signal processing solutions or the ZSP Solution Partners please visit these websites:
About LSI Logic Corporation
LSI Logic Corporation (NYSE:LSI) is a leading provider of silicon-to-system solutions that are used at the core of products that create, move and store digital content. LSI Logics broad portfolio of capabilities includes custom specific and standard product ICs, host bus and RAID adapters, storage area network solutions and software applications. LSI Logic products enable leading technology companies in the Consumer, Communications and Storage markets to deliver some of the most advanced and well-known electronic systems in the market today. More information is available at www.lsilogic.com.