TranSwitch HDMI IP cores are industry leading in terms of performance and features to meet the full requirements of HDMI
SHELTON, CT and Hsinchu, Taiwan – June 28, 2010 –TranSwitch® Corporation (NASDAQ: TXCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions for the converging voice, data and video network, today announced that Global Unichip Corporation (GUC; TW:3443), the world’s-leading fabless ASIC service provider, adopted TranSwitch’s HD-PXL™-1.4 IP cores supporting the latest HDMI 1.4 specifications. Global Unichip will incorporate TranSwitch’s IP cores in its ASIC service offering for Consumer Electronics applications.
“We have selected TranSwitch’s IP for HDMI primarily because TranSwitch meets the full HDMI 1.4 rate requirement including support for full-rate 3D HDTV,” said Dr. Keh-Ching Huang, Director of Marketing and IP Sourcing of GUC. “TranSwitch’s field-proven track record in providing world-class intellectual property cores for high speed interfaces gives us high confidence that it will accelerate the silicon success for our customers, and we look forward to working closely with TranSwitch going forward on this and future technologies.”
“Our HD-PXL-1.4 cores have a major performance advantage over competitors as we are the only IP provider that meets the full requirement of HDMI 1.4 including full-rate 3-D television,” said Amir Bar-Niv, Vice President for Systems and Applications at TranSwitch Corporation. “The transmitter and receiver HD-PXL-1.4 cores are available today in the TSMC 65nm process, and will be offered in 40nm version later this year. In addition, we plan to introduce an HDMI 1.4 Ethernet Channel (HEC) offering based on our widely deployed industry standard Ethernet PHY IP cores,” concluded Bar-Niv.