LSI Logic and Wind River Systems partner to advance set-top box solutions
Customers benefit from bundled silicon and software
MILPITAS, Calif., August 21, 2000 - LSI Logic Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced an agreement with Wind River to provide manufacturers of convergence-ready entertainment appliances, a bundled silicon and software solution. LSI Logic will distribute Wind River's pSOSystem® embedded real time operating system (RTOS) with the sale of its MIPS-based set-top box chips.
Manufacturers of set-top boxes who are producing products based on the pSOSystem real time operating system (RTOS) will be able to immediately lower their overall system costs when purchasing LSI Logic's DTV source decoder products, L64108, L64118 or SC2000 single-chip devices. These manufacturers will benefit from LSI Logic's aggregated purchasing power by receiving the bundled software for each set-top box produced along with the convenience of simplified licensing administration.
"The power of the Internet is moving us toward a world with billions of connected, smart devices," said Jeff Wolf, vice president of marketing for LSI Logic's consumer products group. "The combination of Wind River's powerful development platforms for embedded systems and our industry leading digital TV and set-top box devices makes this a natural working relationship. Our customers will immediately benefit from these integrated solutions for the home entertainment marketplace."
"Wind River is committed to delivering one-step-ahead technology solutions in the demanding Internet age. Combining forces with leading companies allows us to provide customers with our pRISM+® integrated development environment for numerous specialized areas, like today's multimedia market," said Curt Schacker, vice president of marketing and corporate development for Wind River. "By working with an important communications silicon provider such as LSI Logic, we can help the industry move faster and build more innovative applications."
LSI Logic's family of end-to-end set-top box products includes the SC2000 single-chip source decoder that delivers the full spectrum of video and audio entertainment, enabling sophisticated applications in a cost-effective solution that improves overall set-top box performance. The highly integrated SC2000 connects consumers to satellite, terrestrial and cable content, Web browsing, audio, DVD, video-on-demand, and data broadcasting for convergence-ready set-top-box entertainment appliances. For more information on this device and other convergence-ready solutions from LSI Logic, please visit http://www.lsilogic.com.
About LSI Logic Corporation
LSI Logic Corporation (NYSE: LSI) is a leading supplier of communications chips for broadband, data networking, wireless and set-top box applications. In addition, the company provides chips and boards for network computing and supplies storage network solutions for the enterprise. LSI Logic is headquartered at 1551 McCarthy Boulevard, Milpitas, CA 95035, 408-433-8000, http://www.lsilogic.com