Eindhoven, The Netherlands -- March 22, 2007
-- Silicon Hive announced today that Agere Systems in Allentown Pennsylvania USA expanded its licensing relationship with Silicon Hive. Agere Systems signed a new license agreement for Silicon Hive's HiveFlex CSP 2000 Series application specific communications processors. Agere's Telecommunications & Enterprise Networking business unit is using the HiveFlex CSP 2000 processor in communications applications.
This second license expands the relationship between Agere Systems and Silicon Hive. Previously Agere Systems licensed Silicon Hive’s award winning HiveFlex XSP 1000 Series processors (previously called Avispa) for an integrated circuit targeting consumer printing applications.
George Szanto, Vice President of Marketing at Silicon Hive said, “we have had a successful on-going relationship with Agere Systems since 2004 and are pleased to be able to provide an additional new HiveFlex core to them in a new application domain. We intend to keep working closely with Agere Systems as a valuable customer in their pursuit to push the envelope of innovative communications integrated circuits.” About Silicon Hive
Silicon Hive is a worldwide supplier of semiconductor intellectual property. The company designs, builds and licenses application-specific solutions for communications, media, and video signal 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 About Agere Systems
Agere Systems is a global leader in semiconductors and software solutions for storage, mobility and networking markets. The company's products enable a broad range of services and capabilities, from cell phones, PCs and hard disk drives to the world's most sophisticated wireless and wireline networks. Agere's customers include top manufacturers of consumer electronics and communications and computing equipment. Agere works to transform the performance of networks and consumer electronics by integrating systems knowledge and leading technology that enable people to stay connected -- perfecting the connected lifestyle.