Update: Cavium Networks buys W&W Communications (Nov. 2008)
Santa Clara, California --September 20, 2006 – W&W Communications, Inc. today announced it is a new member in the ARM® Connected Community, the industry’s largest ecosystem of ARM technology-based products and services. As part of the ARM Connected Community, W&W Communications will gain access to a full range of resources to help it market and deploy innovative solutions that will enable developers to get their ARM Powered® products to market faster.
“W&W Communications is one of the most innovative companies in the H.264 space for fixed and mobile communications applications. Our low-delay, error-resilient and high-definition H.264 video processor solutions achieve an optimum in efficiency with respect to performance, power and footprint. By joining the ARM Connected Community, our advanced H.264 codec solutions will become more easily available for ARM platforms and help OEMs accelerate time-to-market of innovative products with video communications and recording functions,” said Kishan Jainandunsing, Vice President Marketing at W&W Communications.
H.264 video processors from W&W Communications are among the most compact, scalable and power-efficient implementations in the industry. This - in combination with encode and decode resolutions up to 1080p, error resiliency, low-delay and customizable encoder toolsets - makes them a perfect fit for next generation mobile handsets, portable media players, camcorders, digital cameras, video phones, etc. A universal host processor interface allows a W&W Communications video processor to be easily connected to an ARM host processor. The popularity of the ARM processors in these applications and the functionality of the H.264 video processors from W&W Communications form a compelling combination for next generation video-enabled consumer devices.
The ARM Connected Community is a global network of companies aligned to provide a complete solution, from design to manufacture and end use, for products based on the ARM architecture. ARM offers a variety of resources to Community members, including promotional programs and peer-networking opportunities that enable a variety of ARM Partners to come together to provide end-to-end customer solutions. Visitors to the ARM Connected Community have the ability to contact members directly through the website.
“The Connected Community is all about companies working together to provide the most complete solutions in the shortest possible time. By joining the Community, which now comprises more than 350 companies, W&W Communications increases the large portfolio of skills, products and services that are centred around the ARM architecture, and currently available to developers worldwide,” said Ian Thornton, Director of Solutions Marketing for ARM.
For more information about the ARM Connected Community, please visit http://www.arm.com/community.
About W&W Communications, Inc.
W&W Communications develops video compression software and hardware solutions for video-enabled consumer, enterprise and infrastructure platforms. Its innovative product line includes highly optimized, low-delay, power-efficient, high-definition H.264/MPEG-4 AVC encoders and decoders, as well as multi-format, multi-channel transcoders. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA with offices in Beijing, China and Madrid, Spain. For more information visit www.wwcoms.com.