Update: Lattice Semiconductor to Acquire SiliconBlue (Dec 09, 2011)
SiliconBlue’s iCE65™ mobileFPGA™ devices now fully supported by the RACE100 industrial gang programmer
SANTA CLARA, Calif. & TAIPEI, Taiwan -- November 15, 2010--SiliconBlue Technologies, the leader in custom mobile device solutions targeting mobile handset applications, and DediProg, a leading provider of production solutions for programmable electronic devices, today announced the immediate availability of high-volume programming support for SiliconBlue’s non-volatile configuration memory (NVCM) technology with the Race100 family of industrial gang programmers. Designed for volume manufacturing environments, the Race100-S4 and Race100-S8 gang programmers can also program standard serial FLASH devices, and is available with an optional tray auto-handler.
“NVCM enables our custom mobile devices to be an ASIC-like single chip solution,” said Kapil Shankar, CEO of SiliconBlue. “DediProg’s Race100 provides our customers a choice between receiving pre-programmed devices from SiliconBlue, or programming devices themselves in their production environment.”
Jean-Christian Martin-Garrin, Director of Marketing and co-founder of DediProg said, “SiliconBlue is penetrating a new market that requires fast and reliable programming support for high volumes. Our gang programmers have been specifically designed to support this requirement.”
The Race100 family of gang programmers is available from DediProg, or through their authorized resellers. The Race100-S4 is available for $1800 and the Race100-S8 is available for $3480. Dedicated socket adapters for various device packages are also available. For more information go to http://www.dediprog.com/serial-flash-production-tools
SiliconBlue Technologies is the leader in custom mobile device solutions. The company offers a total solution for handset applications, including IP, design services and a new class of ultra-low power, single-chip, mobileFPGAs with non-volatile configuration memory (NVCM), designed specifically for handheld consumer applications. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with offices in Taiwan, China, Korea, and Japan. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.siliconbluetech.com
DediProg Technologies offers the best tools solutions to fit specific customer’s needs and requirements. Working closely with electronic devices suppliers, their distributors, and customers, DediProg defines, develops and supplies optimized solutions with the highest quality, the highest performance, user convenience, and price competitiveness. This has been made possible by DediProg’s high degree of technical expertise coupled with years of semiconductor industry experience and know-how. Customer’s needs and satisfaction are treated as DediProg first priority. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.dediprog.com.