July 14, 2011 -- Socle Technology Corporation, the world's leading-edge provider of platform SoC solutions and IC design service, announced July 14 a new licensing agreement with ARM for the ARM Cortex A5, Cortex A8, and Cortex A9 MPCore multicore processors to expand its already existing ARM processor portfolio that includes ARM 9 and ARM 11. The agreement will strengthen Socle's state of the art technology and SoC design service and solutions for the next generation applications.
Next Generation SoC Design Service and Platform Solutions Mr. Stone Peng, CEO and President of Socle Technology, stated that the company looked to enhance its advanced SoC design service and solutions and meet customers' increasing demand for next generation applications of ubiquitous mobility and smart living. Through the licensing of ARM Cortex A9 and series products, Socle Technology will build up more powerful design service and platform solutions capable of multimedia, Internet TV, smart phones and mobile devices. Socle will be enabling designs through GLOBALFOUNDIRES' 40, 28 and beyond processes and providing customers with a faster time to market.
Innovative Solutions for SoC Design Service Socle and ARM have been in a long-term cooperation on processor cores. Cortex A9 and series products, featuring powerful efficiency, low power consumption and low cost have been recognized as the processor of choice for high-performance embedded applications. With Cortex A9 and series products, Socle is able to provide more comprehensive SoC design service and solutions to the market, along with the already strong ARM hardened platforms of multimedia development kit (MDK), full HD (FHD), and low power tablet applications. Today's agreement will help Socle stay the leading role as SoC design service and platform solutions provider and expand that achievement into many new and exciting opportunities for customers.
Socle Technology Corporation, founded in 2001 and invested by GLOBALFOUNDRIES since December 2009, is well-recognized as a leading-edge provider of SoC design and implementation services as well as an architect for more complicated SoC design technology in advanced process nodes. As a strategic partner, Socle has developed some of the best ARM hardcore and ARM embedded SoC platforms among ARM solution providers worldwide. For the best design service with the one-stop-shop convenience, Socle works closely with GLOBALFOUNDRIES and other world-class partners of IP, EDA, and assembly and testing. www.socle-tech.com