Update: Intellectual Ventures has acquired Transmeta Patent Portfolio on Jan. 28, 2009
SANTA CLARA, CA - July 5, 2007 - Transmeta Corporation today reports that NEC Electronics’ recently announced M2 Mobile Phone Chip uses Transmeta’s LongRun2 technologies. The M2 is fabricated in NEC Electronics’ advanced 65-nanometer process technology and incorporates LongRun2 technologies to help manage threshold voltage and leakage current. NEC Electronics became Transmeta’s first LongRun2 licensee in March 2004 and its M2 Mobile Phone Chip is the first licensed commercial product to implement Transmeta’s LongRun2 technologies.
“Transmeta congratulates NEC Electronics on its M2 product announcement. We are proud that NEC Electronics has incorporated LongRun2 technologies as one key element of the low power capabilities of their 65nm process technology,” said Les Crudele, president and chief executive officer of Transmeta. “This is an important milestone and demonstrates the value that LongRun2 technologies provide to our customers.”
About Transmeta Corporation
Transmeta Corporation develops and licenses innovative computing, microprocessor and semiconductor technologies and related intellectual property. Founded in 1995, we first became known for designing, developing and selling our highly efficient x86-compatible software-based microprocessors, which deliver a balance of low power consumption, high performance, low cost and small size suited for diverse computing platforms. We are presently focused on developing and licensing our advanced power management technologies for controlling leakage and increasing power efficiency in semiconductor and computing devices, and in licensing our computing and microprocessor technologies to other companies. To learn more about Transmeta, visit www.transmeta.com.