Raza Microelectronics(R), Inc.'s MIPS-Based Solutions Achieve Significant Penetration in Target Markets With All Products in Full Production
CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Oct. 25, 2006 -- Raza Microelectronics, Inc. (RMI), a worldwide leader and innovator of advanced semiconductor solutions for communications, networking and consumer applications, today announced it has shipped more than one million MIPS-Based processors -- with all of its products now in full production. RMI has become a leading processor company by having one of the most comprehensive MIPS-Based solutions in the industry with its leading-edge multi-core, multi-threaded XLR Processor(TM) ranging from 800MHz to 1.2GHz seeing full production and growing demand.
"As one of the leading IP companies licensing processor cores and architectures, MIPS Technologies recognizes the significance of RMI's impressive achievement," said John Bourgoin, president and CEO of MIPS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MIPS). "RMI's products push the edge of processor technology in performance, power-optimization and integration and we are pleased to share in its success."
RMI's product portfolio, with the flagship XLR Processor Family and the Alchemy Solutions Family, offers a powerful combination targeting Security, 3G, Networking, Communications Infrastructure (low-end, mid-range and high-end appliances), Set-Top Boxes, IPTV, and the fast-growing Personal Entertainment which includes Personal Media Players (PMPs) markets.
"We are pleased to announce the rapid market penetration of our family of processors, as evidenced by the shipment of RMI's one million MIPS-Based products," stated Atiq Raza, chairman and chief executive officer, RMI. "This significant milestone cements our market leadership and is one of many advancements to come as we continue to accelerate our company's growth."
RMI's products push the edge of processor technology in performance and integration and are used by system and original equipment manufacturers to quickly respond to changing market needs. The company's XLR, Alchemy, and Orion(TM) processor families are complex, highly-integrated designs incorporating hundreds of millions of transistors and built on leading-edge silicon process technologies.
About MIPS Technologies, Inc.
MIPS Technologies, Inc, is a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital consumer, networking, personal entertainment, communications and business applications, The company drives the broadest architectural alliance that delivers 32- and 64-bit embedded RISC solutions to the embedded market, and in combination with its licensees, offers the widest range of robust, scalable processors in standard, custom, semi-custom and application-specific products worldwide. MIPS Technologies licenses its intellectual property (IP) to today's leading semiconductor companies, ASIC developers and system OEMS.
Today, MIPS-Based designs are integrated in millions of products around the world, including broadband devices from Linksys, digital cameras from Canon, DTVs and entertainment systems from Sony, DVD Recordable devices from Pioneer, digital set-top boxes from Motorola, network routers from Cisco and laser printers from Hewlett Packard. Founded in 1998, MIPS Technologies is based in Mountain View, California, with offices worldwide. For more information, please contact (650) 567-5000 or visit http://www.mips.com .
About Raza Microelectronics, Inc. (RMI)
Raza Microelectronics, Inc. (RMI(R)) is a fabless semiconductor company providing highly integrated, feature-rich products ranging from power- optimized System-on-a-Chip (SoC) solutions to High-Performance Processors for the Digital Consumer, Wireless, Networking and Security markets. RMI offers the most advanced and the most complete MIPS-Based(R) processing solutions with both 32/64-bit architectures supporting frequencies from 300MHz to 1.2 GHz. The company is headquartered in Cupertino, CA with subsidiary offices in Texas, India, Korea, Japan, Taiwan and China. More information about RMI can be found on the company's website at http://www.RazaMicro.com .