Celeno Communications Uses DFI Compliant, Configurable Databahn DDR Controller IP for Best PerformanceSUNNYVALE, Calif. -- March 16, 2009
-- Denali Software, Inc., a world-leading provider of electronic design automation (EDA) software and intellectual property (IP), today announced that Celeno Communications, a leading provider of semiconductors for multimedia Wi-Fi home networking applications, has incorporated its high-performance Databahn(TM) DDR memory controller IP into its new 5 GHz Wi-Fi system on a chip (SoC) that aims to support whole-home distribution of multiple high definition IPTV video streams for carrier-class gateways, DVRs and set-top boxes. Denali's Databahn enabled Celeno's engineers to achieve optimal system-level performance for its DRAM systems in the design of the CL1300 and fast time to market.
"During the design of our new WiFi SoC (CL1300), we prioritized performance and time to market," said Lior Weiss, vice president of Marketing at Celeno Communications. "Denali's unmatched reputation for a high-performance, configurable DDR controller IP provided an optimal solution for the DDR DRAM subsystem and has allowed us to meet the requirements for carrier-grade video streaming."
Celeno's innovative WiFi CL1300 SoC reflects a fresh technological approach to HD video streaming, optimizing WiFi to achieve carrier-grade performance. Celeno's technology introduces significant range, robustness and throughput improvements, for effective HD video streaming over standard WiFi. The Celeno 1300 enables applications such as IPTV residential gateway to Set Top Box connectivity, multi-room DVR content distribution to multiple terminals around the house, and Internet and PC multimedia and entertainment content distribution.
Denali's Databahn product provides a comprehensive infrastructure for configuring, analyzing, and generating the optimal memory controller for any given application. Denali's Databahn DDR memory controller IP offers a powerful, multi-port solution with configurable features, DFI compliance and functionality to satisfy system performance requirements.
"High-performance IP is key to solving DDR memory system requirements, especially when dealing with next-generation wireless home applications," said Marc Greenberg, director, Technical Marketing of IP products at Denali Software. "With our high-quality Databahn DDR controller IP, we are providing customers with reliable and flexible memory systems that integrate well into the system environment. We also realize the importance to provide a solid roadmap of IP to our customers and are pleased to be working with Celeno to achieve this."About Databahn DDR Memory Solutions
Denali's Databahn DDR Memory solutions ensure compatibility with all the latest high-speed memory technologies, including the many DDR2, DDR3, and LP-DDR2 devices from all major memory vendors and supports 27 different process nodes. Databahn controllers are DFI compliant and highly configurable, enabling an opportune match for a wide range of system architectures. For more info, visit: www.denali.com/dram
Celeno is a leading provider of high performance Wi-Fi chips for HD multimedia and entertainment home networking applications. Powered by Celeno's system-on-chip (SoC) and its OptimizAIR(TM) technology, home gateways, multi-room DVRs and media servers can distribute multiple and simultaneous HD video streams to standard set-top boxes, PCs, television sets and other Wi-Fi enabled consumer devices. Founded in 2005, the company has offices and representatives in EMEA, the US and Asia-Pacific and is backed by blue chip investors including Cisco Systems, Greylock Partners and Pitango Venture Capital. www.celeno.com
.About Denali Software
Denali Software, Inc., is a world-leading provider of electronic design automation (EDA) software and intellectual property (IP) for system-on-chip (SoC) design and verification. Denali delivers the industry's most trusted solutions for deploying USB, PCI Express, NAND Flash and DDR DRAM subsystems. Developers use Denali's EDA, IP and services to reduce risk and speed time-to-market for electronic system and chip design. Denali is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and has offices around the world to serve the global electronics industry. More information about Denali, its products and services is available at www.denali.com