picoTurbo Welcomes 11 New Partners To DesignerNet Program Cross-section of Industry Leaders Support Complete SOC Design Solutions for Manufacturing and OEM Customers
MILPITAS, Calif. (September 11, 2001) - picoTurbo today announced that 11 companies have joined its DesignerNetT program, demonstrating widespread support for SOC design and embedded solutions from a cross-section of industry providers.
The 11 new member companies include Ahura Technology, Comit Systems, DCM Technologies, EPI, iWave Systems, MindTree Consulting, Monterey Design Systems, QThink, Trinc, VirageLogic and Viscid Design Technologies.
"The DesignerNet program promotes strategic alliances among key players in every phase of SOC design and embedded space - all joining forces to offer complete solutions to semiconductor manufacturers and system OEM customers," said Bruno Kajiyama, vice president of marketing for picoTurbo. "As membership growth continues, DesignerNet increases the number of design resources with the tools, training and experience to implement quality SOC designs based upon our picoTurbo cores, as well as raising the bar throughout the industry for SOC design technology and embedded microprocessor applications."
With a total of 20 partners up to date, DesignerNet incorporates each key area of SOC design:
|Foundries || Hynix (formerly Hyundai), TSMC, UMC |
|ASIC || ChipExpress, eSilicon|
|Design services || Comit, DCM,Goya, Qthink, Viscid|
|IP providers || Fujitsu Siemens Computers, NewLogic|
|EDA/physical libraries || Artisan, Monterey Design, Virage Logic|
|Software/hardware/systems || Ahura, EPI, iWave, MindTree, TRINC|
Launched by picoTurbo in 2000, the DesignerNet industry program enables, promotes and supports partner companies in providing advanced system-on-a-chip (SOC) and embedded solutions to licensees of picoTurbo microprocessor cores.
DesignerNet partners can have early access to picoTurbo's synthesizable, high-performance and Turn-key IPÔ solutions, product promotions and services, as well as technical support and joint marketing opportunities. The company's microprocessors, designed for standards-based applications, enable customers to leverage existing third-party software for mobile, wireless, consumer, networking and embedded devices.
picoTurbo, Inc. is a leading provider of 16/32-bit RISC microprocessor cores in the mobile, wireless and embedded markets. With synthesizable high-performance cores and Turn-key IPÔ solutions, picoTurbo offers design flexibility, lower development costs and maximum manufacturing freedom for semiconductor manufacturers, fabless companies, ASIC vendors and system OEMs. picoTurbo's innovations reduce time-to-market and increase performance by enhancing microprocessor capabilities and enabling new applications, while leveraging industry standard legacy software. picoTurbo is based in Silicon Valley (U.S.), with a Taiwan design center and worldwide distributors. For more information, visit www.picoturbo.com or call (408) 586-8801.
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