BEAVERTON, Ore. -- January 2, 2008
-- Open Core Protocol International Partnership (OCP-IP) today announced that Greensocs, is the winner of the annual Outstanding Contributor of the Year Award. The OCP-IP Governing Steering Committee gives this award each year to a member that makes key contributions to the further advancement of the OCP specification or surrounding infrastructure.
The committee acknowledged Greensocs for its leadership, commitment and contribution to OCP-IP’s System Level Working Group (SLD WG). The company played a key role in the development of OCP-IP’s Transaction Level Models (TLMs) version 2.2 as well as their ongoing maintenance. Greensocs is committed to playing a lead role in future enhancements to the TLM specification.
"We appreciate OCP-IP’s acknowledgement of our contributions to the industry and believe the SLD kit offered is one of the most advanced TLM infrastructures available," said Mark Burton managing director of Greensocs. "The SLD WG is a pleasure to collaborate with, and I look forward to working next year to move this excellent kit into a whole new phase of TLM using the experience gained through our work here at Greensocs."
"OCP has a robust, thriving infrastructure of leading-edge products and services like our TLM kits that help design engineers realize the promise of IP reuse to shorten their design cycles," said Ian Mackintosh, president of OCP-IP. "We are grateful for the tremendous leadership and contributions provided by Greensocs and thank them for their efforts."About OCP-IP
The OCP International Partnership Association, Inc. (OCP-IP), formed in 2001, promotes and supports the Open Core Protocol (OCP) as the complete socket standard ensuring rapid creation and integration of interoperable virtual components. OCP-IP's Governing Steering Committee participants include: Nokia (NYSE:NOK - News), Sonics Inc., Synopsys (SNPS), Texas Instruments (NYSE:TXN - News), and Toshiba Semiconductor Group (including Toshiba America TAEC). OCP-IP is a non-profit corporation delivering the first fully supported, openly licensed, core-centric protocol comprehensively fulfilling system-level integration requirements. The OCP facilitates IP core reusability and reduces design time, risk, and manufacturing costs for SoC designs. For additional background and membership information, visit www.OCPIP.org
Formed in 2005, GreenSocs is funded by a number of leading systems companies, semiconductor manufacturers, and tool vendors. GreenSocs provides the open source SystemC and ESL community with infrastructure that focuses on vendor neutrality and re-use, enabling both new and established users of electronic system-level design (ESL). The company extends the use and applicability of ESL by coordinating and promoting collaboratively developed models, methods and utilities, prioritized by designers needs. The GreenSocs project includes intellectual property (IP) from STMicroelectronics, and contributions from universities and other organizations. For more information about GreenSocs, and the various levels of membership possible, please visit http://www.greensocs.com/