Milpitas, Calif. – September 30 , 2014 – Sonics, Inc., the world’s foremost supplier of on-chip network (NoC) technologies and services, today announced that SatixFy Ltd. is using SonicsSX® as the network fabric for integration of IP cores in its SX-3000 Satellite DVB-S2X/RCS2 system-on-chip (SOC). Israel-based SatixFy is addressing broadband satellite communications for the forthcoming High Throughput Satellite (HTS) era where wideband transponders and multi-spot beams will provide higher data rates at a more affordable cost. According to SatixFy, the new DVB-S2X satellite transmission standard provides higher efficiency, better satellite utilization, and paves the way to fully utilize HTS.
“SatixFy is one of many Israeli companies at the forefront of next-generation communications technology development,” said Grant Pierce, CEO of Sonics. “They chose Sonics’ on-chip networks for their high performance and quality in IP core integration. We are excited to be an important part of their advanced satellite SOC design architecture.”
SatixFy Ltd. is a fabless semiconductor company designing SOCs that significantly enhance ground equipment performance, lower costs, and allow a broader audience to enjoy a large variety of applications via satellite. SatixFy’s communication SOCs are the heart of the modem connecting the satellite antenna and the end user’s PC/Tablet/Smartphone. The SOCs enable a significant price reduction of the satellite’s terminal equipment, faster internet connectivity, and a broad variety of new satellite applications. SatixFy was established in early 2012 by Yoel Gat, founder and CEO of Gilat Satellite Networks and a world renowned expert in satellite technology.
About Sonics, Inc.
Sonics, Inc. (Milpitas, Calif.) is the global leader in trusted on-chip network (NoC) technologies used by the industry’s top semiconductor and electronics product companies. Sonics was the first company to develop and commercialize NoCs, accelerating volume production of complex systems-on-chip (SoC) that contain multiple processor cores. Our comprehensive NoC portfolio delivers the communication performance required by today’s most advanced consumer digital, communications and information technology devices. Sonics’ NoCs are integral to the success of SoC design platforms that innovators such as Broadcom®, Intel®, Marvell®, MediaTek, and Microchip® rely on to meet their most demanding SoC integration and time-to-market requirements. Sonics holds more than 138 patent properties supporting products created by a global customer list that have shipped more than two billion SoCs. For more information, visit sonicsinc.com.