Calgary, Canada – May 11, 2009
– RAD3 Communications Inc. (RAD3), a communications intellectual property (IP) company, today announced the acquisition of the LDPC IP assets of Raithlin Semiconductor Inc (Raithlin) and the addition of Dr. Stephen Bates, Raithlin’s CEO, to RAD3’s Board of Advisors.
RAD3 has acquired state-of-the-art Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) error correction technology and production ready LDPC IP cores for multiple satellite and terrestrial wireless standards. The LDPC cores cover the following standards:
- CMMB: An LDPC decoder for the China Multimedia Mobile Broadcast (CMMB) standard for the Satellite Terrestrial Interactive Multi-service (STiMi)
- DVB-S2: An LDPC Decoder for the Digital Video Broadcast Satellite standard
- WiMax: An LDPC Decoder for the WiMax 802.16e standard
In addition, Raithlin’s LDPC engineering development team has joined RAD3 in order to continue the development of the LDPC decoder technology. Several new cores are expected to be launched in during the remainder of the year.
“The acquisition of the Raithlin LDPC IP and the addition of Dr. Stephen Bates to RAD3’s Board of Advisor gives RAD3 world-class expertise in the development of LDPC IP Cores.” said Roger Bertschmann, President RAD3. “Dr. Bates is a highly regarded expert on LDPC technology and has built a world class LDPC IP development team and IP core library. We look forward to working with Dr. Bates through our Board of Advisor’s and the development team as part of RAD3. Raithlin’s existing LDPC IP customers will be fully supported by RAD3.”
“RAD3’s development and management teams have demonstrated world-class expertise in the development and licensing of IP cores for wired and wireless communication products.” said Dr. Stephen Bates, CEO Raithlin Semiconductor. “I look forward to assisting RAD3 with future LDPC IP development and helping RAD3 build a world class communications IP company.” About RAD3 Communications Inc.
RAD3 is a leading supplier of communications intellectual property (IP) for new and emerging wired and wireless communication standards. RAD3’s extensive library of IP solutions enables communication companies to rapidly design and build their products using a suite of industry proven IP. For more information, please visit RAD3’s web site: www.rad3comm.com
. About Raithlin Semiconductor Inc.
Raithlin Semiconductors is a consultancy, design house and product developer focused on accelerating algorithms for communication, bioinformatics, networking and signal processing applications. For more information, please visit the Raithlin web site: www.raithlin.com