Update: Cadence Completes Acquisition of Tensilica (Apr 24, 2013)
SANTA CLARA, CA - July 20, 2009 -
Tensilica, Inc. announced that Calsoft Pvt. Ltd., of Pune, India, and Santa Clara, Calif., USA, has joined Tensilica's Xtensions Partner network as an authorized software design center, providing essential professional software services supporting Tensilica solutions in video/audio and security oriented applications.
"We joined Tensilica's partner program because we have seen increasing interest in Tensilica's customizable processors among designers of next-generation video and audio chips," Sanjay Dube, Calsoft's director of business development. "As we combine our expertise in embedded technologies with skills in audio-video codec development and security applications, we are able to offer a unique set of services, including developing audio-video codecs, porting VoIP stacks, board support packages, software integration, protocols testing and QA. Now, equipped with Tensilica's full tool set, we can help companies with a variety of complex and diverse software requirements."
Calsoft's embedded engineering staff includes senior engineers and architects who have previously undertaken Xtensa-based projects and developed a multitude of optimized wide band audio codecs like DD+(5.1), DD+(7.1), AC3, MIDI algorithm and DSP algorithms using Tensilica's Xtensa technology. . Their significant expertise on Tensilica's processors is available to Tensilica's customers who might want to outsource some of their product development and testing.
"Calsoft has armed itself with an experienced team of software developers who really understand application requirements in video/audio and security oriented applications," stated Chris Jones, Tensilica's director of strategic alliances. "They can help companies jump start their design efforts with Tensilica processors." About Calsoft
Calsoft is a leading provider of software product development services to technology companies developing solutions for the embedded, storage, virtualization, networking and related markets. Calsoft's focus on these closely related systems software areas allows it to successfully engage in complex, deep technology projects covering some or all of the phases of the product life cycle - from prototype, architecture, design, and development, to test and test automation, release and sustaining. Companies from Silicon Valley start-ups to Fortune 500 giants including the likes of VMware, NetApp, Sun Microsystems, Brocade, BlueArc, MontaVista, and Panasas have entrusted Calsoft, with development and/or testing of their next generation technology and products. For more information, visit www.calsoftinc.com
. About Tensilica
Tensilica, Inc. - the leader in customizable dataplane processors - is a semiconductor IP licensor recognized by the Gartner Group as the fastest growing semiconductor IP supplier in 2008. Dataplane Processor Units (DPUs) combine the best capabilities of CPUs and DSPs while delivering 10-to-100-times the performance because they can be customized using Tensilica's automated design tools to meet specific dataplane performance targets. Tensilica's DPUs power SOC designs at system OEMs and five out of the top 10 semiconductor companies for products including mobile phones, consumer electronics devices (including digital TV, Blu-ray Disc players, broadband set top boxes and portable media players), computers, and storage, networking and communications equipment. For more information on Tensilica's patented, benchmark-proven DPUs visit www.tensilica.com