New office in Bangalore India spearheads efforts to expand global application software partnerships and provide local support to multi-national customers operating in and near the India Subcontinent theatre.Bangalore India – Jan 9, 2007
-- Silicon Hive announced today that the company has opened an office in Bangalore India. The purpose of the office is threefold: forge and support new systems and applications software partnerships in India for HiveFlex product lines; service local offices of multi-national customers operating in and near India; and to serve as a growing engineering development center. The office is run by Dr. Ramanathan Sethuraman, Director of Bangalore Operations .
The new office in Bangalore is the second in a series of planned offices around the world, after a recently opened office in Milpitas, California. Silicon Hive engages partners worldwide in the areas of communications signal processing, image signal processing and video signal processing for its HiveFlex family of application specific processors. The vibrant entrepreneurial environment in Bangalore offers numerous opportunities for potential partnerships with Indian companies possessing significant applications and systems knowledge across the domains that HiveFlex serves.
Dr. Sethuraman, Director of Silicon Hive’s Bangalore Operations said, “We are excited with the prospect offered by the rapidly growing semiconductor and embedded application software industry in India. Our flagship series of HiveFlex processors are well positioned to serve the many local companies and design centers building compute intensive consumer electronics ICs and embedded application software.” Further, Atul Sinha, Silicon Hive’s C.E.O. said, “It is important for Silicon Hive to leverage the knowledge and capabilities of partners around the world. The rapidly growing knowledge base in India provides us significant opportunities to evolve a vibrant eco-system to benefit our customers. We are fortunate to have Dr. Sethuraman running Silicon Hive’s new office. He has extensive international experience in consumer electronics industry and building winning teams.”
Silicon Hive is participating in the 20th VLSI Design Conference and Exhibition in Bangalore India January 6 – 10 2007 at the Nimhans Convention Center. Silicon Hive executives and senior personnel will be available during the event in booth # 15 for discussions as well as a short keynote session given by Dr. Jeroen Leijten Silicon Hive’s C.T.O.
Silicon Hive’s new office is located at MFAR Manyata Tech Park, Manyata Nagar, Nagavara, Bangalore 560045, India. Telephone: +91 9900213189About Silicon Hive
Silicon Hive is a worldwide supplier of semiconductor intellectual property. The company designs, builds and licenses application-specific solutions for communications and media processing; tuned processor cores; and program development tools with application libraries. Silicon Hive products enable semiconductor companies to make fully programmable System-on-Chips (SoCs). The patented technology has been matured over a 10-year period at Philips Research. Silicon Hive is a fully owned business of Royal Philips Electronics. More information on Silicon Hive is available at www.siliconhive.com