SUNNYVALE, California — August 13, 2013 — Arteris Inc., the inventor and only supplier of silicon-proven commercial network-on-chip (NoC) interconnect IP solutions, today announced that Allwinner Technology Co., Ltd. has selected Arteris FlexNoC® interconnect IP as the backbone SoC interconnect for its new tablet and mobile device systems-on-chip (SoC) platforms. The Zhuhai, China-based, leading fabless design house will leverage the FlexNoC interconnect IP with its ARM-based single and multi-core processors.
Allwinner is committed to providing its tablet and mobile device customers with the highest performing, most design-efficient SoCs. The company recently evaluated the FlexNoC IP and found it eliminated routing congestion and eased timing closure. In addition, the FlexNoC’s graphical user interface, automated design and verification flow enabled fast design turnaround and dramatically shortened time-to-market.
“The Arteris FlexNoC commercial SoC interconnect fabric IP gives us the performance required by our customers,” said Ding Ran, Chief Technology Officer of Allwinner Technology. “We have seen first-hand how the interconnect IP improves process flow and overall system performance.”
“Allwinner’s selection of FlexNoC as their SoC interconnect is an important milestone, and further cements Arteris as the leading supplier of interconnect IP fabric within the fast-growing China market,” said K. Charles Janac, President and CEO of Arteris. “Arteris NoC technology meets our customer’s key criteria – performance, design verification and time to market – which translate to significant technological and economic benefits.”
Arteris, Inc. provides Network-on-Chip interconnect IP and tools to accelerate System-on-Chip semiconductor (SoC) assembly for a wide range of applications. Results obtained by using the Arteris product line include lower power, higher performance, more efficient design reuse and faster development of ICs, SoCs and FPGAs.
Founded by networking experts and offering the first commercially available Network-on-Chip IP products, Arteris operates globally with headquarters in Sunnyvale, California and an engineering center in Paris, France. Arteris is a private company backed by a group of international investors including ARM Holdings, Crescendo Ventures, DoCoMo Capital, Qualcomm Incorporated, Synopsys, TVM Capital, and Ventech. More information can be found at www.arteris.com.
About Allwinner Technology
Allwinner Technology is a leading fabless design company dedicated to smart application processor SoCs and smart analog ICs. Its product line includes multi-core application processors for smart devices and smart power management ICs used by brands worldwide.
With its focus on cutting edge UHD video processing, high performance multi-core CPU/GPU integration, and ultra-low power consumption, Allwinner Technology is a mainstream solution provider for the global tablet, internet TV, smart home device, automotive in-dash device, smart power management, and mobile connected device markets. Allwinner Technology is headquartered in Zhuhai, China.