eInfoChips Provides Proven SOC Design and Embedded Software Services for Tensilica Customers
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Sept. 19, 2006--Tensilica®, Inc. today announced that eInfochips has joined the Tensilica Xtensions Design Center Partner Program and is offering system-on-chip (SOC) design services for customers using Tensilica's Xtensa® configurable processors or Diamond Standard processor cores. eInfochips has design centers in the U.S. and India and a proven track record in design services ranging from silicon design and verification to physical design, as well as board design and embedded firmware development.
"We're seeing an increased demand for Tensilica's Xtensa and Diamond Standard processors in a wide variety of applications from current and potential new customers," stated Tapan Joshi, eInfochips vice president of marketing. "Our expertise can help these customers get their new designs to market much faster and we can provide the full range of services for Tensilica customers from silicon design and verification to embedded firmware development and total system integration."
eInfochips offers spec-to-silicon services that address all stages of the silicon lifecycle. They have significant expertise in consumer electronics, communications, networking and storage area networking. Their silicon design services include RTL design and verification, synthesis and timing analysis, physical design, ASIC prototyping and pre- and post-silicon validation.
eInfochips also provides turnkey product design services from concept to product. Their unique combination of skills in ASIC/FPGA design, high-speed board design and firmware development gives them an edge in providing system-level solutions in consumer multimedia, communications, automotive and networking domains.
"eInfochips has the deep technical understanding required to implement complex, demanding SOC designs," stated Larry Przywara, director of strategic alliances for Tensilica. "By meeting Tensilica's high standards for an authorized design center, eInfochips has proven that they have the expertise to add significant value to their customers' design efforts."
About eInfochips, Inc.
eInfochips Inc., with offices in Santa Clara, Calif., and Ahmedabad and Pune, India, is a leading provider of cutting edge ASIC design and verification services, embedded systems solutions and IP cores. The company's capabilities extend from specification to system, with knowledge on ASIC design & verification, physical design, board design and embedded firmware development. The company's India and U.S. design centers have delivered SOC and embedded solutions to a variety of customers thus increasing their cost effectiveness, reducing their time-to-market and growing their market strength. A partial list of customers includes Agere Systems, ATI, Broadcom, Cypress Semiconductors, IDT, InterDigital, Rambus, and Texas Instruments. For more information on eInfochips, visit www.einfochips.com.
Tensilica offers the broadest line of controller, CPU and specialty DSP processors on the market today, in both an off-the-shelf format via the Diamond Standard Series cores and with full designer configurability with the Xtensa processor family. Tensilica's low-power, benchmark proven processors have been designed into high-volume products at industry leaders in the digital consumer, networking and telecommunications markets. All Tensilica processor cores are complete with a matching software development tool environment, portfolio of system simulation models, and hardware implementation tool support. For more information on Tensilica's patented approach to the creation of application-specific building blocks for SOC design, visit www.tensilica.com.