Milpitas, Calif. – December 8, 2015 – Sonics, Inc., the world’s foremost supplier of on-chip network (NoC) technologies and services, today announced that it has signed three new licensees of SonicsGN®, the company’s flagship interconnect product, in China. The new customers include: ZTE–one of the country’s largest mobile technology companies; Artosyn—a provider of subsystems for drones (see related press release “ARTOSYN LICENSES SonicsGN ON-CHIP NETWORK TO INTEGRATE DRONE SoC”); and, a leading fabless provider of enterprise solid-state storage (SSD) chips.
“Sonics’ NoCs continue to gain momentum in China, which is one of the world’s fastest growing electronics markets,” said Grant Pierce, CEO of Sonics. “China is home to several hundred fabless semiconductor companies that are rapidly improving their system-on-chip (SoC) design capabilities to produce more complex and highly integrated products. These companies value design technologies that help manage complexity and improve their time-to-market. The SoC design teams in our three new customers emphasized the importance of working with a proven leader in the NoC business to minimize risk, accelerate chip design cycles, and enhance their agility and competitive stance in the global market place.”
About Sonics, Inc.
Sonics, Inc. (Milpitas, Calif.) is the trusted leader in on-chip network (NoC) and power-management technologies used by the world’s top semiconductor and electronics product companies, including Broadcom®, Intel®, Marvell®, MediaTek, and Microchip®. Sonics was the first company to develop and commercialize NoCs, accelerating volume production of complex systems-on-chip (SoC) that contain multiple processor cores. Sonics’ ICE-Grain Power Architecture is the IP industry’s first complete power management solution, which enables SoC designers to exploit “dark silicon” states to save more energy than conventional software-based approaches. Sonics is also a catalyst for ongoing discussions about design methodology change via the Agile IC Methodology LinkedIn group. Sonics holds approximately 150 patent properties supporting customer products that have shipped more than four billion SoCs. For more information, visit sonicsinc.com.