September 13, 2006
-- Arasan Chip Systems, Inc.
(Arasan) a leading provider of IP products for the Bus Interface Standards and Memory today publicly announced the availability of its Unified Storage Card Controller IP Core
which supports the SD, MMC 4.0 and CE-ATA Card Specifications. Arasan is proud to be once again the first to launch such a product and maintain our pioneering position in the SD, MMC 4.0 and CE-ATA Markets. This IP enables our licensees to target the fastest growing removable storage markets and the small form factor HDD market of CE-ATA.
Arasans SD/MMC 4.0 Card Controller has been licensed by several companies and is Silicon Proven. To compliment this product, we offer the NAND Flash Controller IP Core & IDE interfaces. Arasan also does customization services for customers targeting specific types of memories, performance and needs.
Arasan also offers the Unified Host Controller IP which supports SD, SDIO, MMC 4.0 and CE-ATA. Licensees of this IP include companies like Intel, Broadcom, Agere Systems etc. The IPs can also be licensed separately in the form of a SD core and SD / MMC 4.0 Core targeting the flash market and the CE-ATA Core targeting the portable HDD market.
Arasan is an Executive Member of the SD Association, Multimedia Card Association and the CE-ATA Workgroup. About Arasan
Arasan Chip Systems Inc. founded in 1995, is a leading supplier of Reusable Intellectual Property (IPs) cores, semiconductors and electronic design services. Arasans product portfolio is focused on Bus Interfaces and includes IPs for USB 1.1 & 2.0, PCI, SDIO and CE-ATA technologies. Arasans products and services enable businesses to develop and leverage product design and development. Arasan Chip Systems has been an executive member of SD Card Association since 2001, MMCA since 2003 and CE-ATA since 2004. Arasan is headquartered in San Jose, California, with design centers in India and support options available in Taiwan, China & Europe. www.arasan.com