QThink Certified as inSilicon Authorized Design Center
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 17, 2001--QThink, a leading ``pure-play'' front-to-back IC design services company, today announced that it has partnered with inSilicon Corp. as an Authorized Design Service Provider.
inSilicon Corp. is a leading provider of communications platforms that are used to design systems-on-chip for wired and wireless applications. The certification enables QThink to work as a design center for inSilicon customers throughout the world.
``We are pleased that inSilicon corporation recognizes QThink's extensive experience in design and flow automation will help clients utilize this innovative technology to deliver SOCs with high system efficiency, interoperability, and performance,'' said Eric Tobias, QThink's CEO. ``By applying our expertise in design, Constraint-Driven(TM) methodologies, EDA tools, libraries, and foundry technologies, and the ability to work with both client IP and multiple third-party IP, QThink helps clients streamline the journey from concept to silicon.''
``With the addition of QThink as an Authorized Design Center, inSilicon continues our strategy of teaming with proven SOC design houses to help our customers get to market on time,'' said Andrew Allansmith, sr. partner marketing manager at inSilicon. ``With their expertise in full front-to-back design services, QThink is a natural fit to complement our IP technology and meet our customers diverse design needs.''
QThink's unique business model builds trust with both clientele and third party providers by protecting intellectual property (IP) -- the foundation of tomorrow's multi-million gate designs. Under the terms of the agreement, QThink is pre-licensed to work with inSilicon customer IP and will have direct access to inSilicon's training and application support. This will allow QThink to meet the needs of inSilicon's semiconductor IP technology licensees by accelerating product time-to-market, reducing development costs, and improving first-pass silicon success.
QThink designs high-performance chips for leading edge semiconductor companies involved in wired and wireless communications, high-speed networking, multimedia and high-speed computing. Their San Diego-based design center is home to engineers with extensive experience in IC design and flow automation. QThink works in many of the hottest product application areas and with the latest design tools and methodologies available to the IC design world. QThink implements the best solution for each customer utilizing its broad knowledge and experience with numerous EDA tools, libraries, and foundries from leading vendors. More information on QThink is available at www.qthink.com.
inSilicon Corp. is a leading provider of communications platforms used by semiconductor and systems companies to design systems-on-chip that are critical components of innovative wired and wireless products. inSilicon's technology provides customers faster time-to-market and reduced risk and development cost. The company's broad portfolio of analog and mixed-signal products and enabling communications technologies, including Java(TM) acceleration, Bluetooth, Ethernet, USB, PCI, and IEEE-1394, are used in a wide variety of markets encompassing communications, consumer, computing, and office automation. For more information on inSilicon Corporation, please visit http://www.insilicon.com/.
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