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21 April, 2003 – Taipei, Taiwan and Ottawa, Canada. Elliptic Semiconductor, an early stage company in Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) semiconductor products, announced today it has reached an agreement with SinoStar Technologies Inc. to distribute Elliptic products in Taiwan. SinsoStar is the leading distributor of semiconductor intellectual property (SIP) in Taiwan and represents such players as MIPS, Equator and MedioStream, Inc.
"We are excited to have Ellliptic Semiconductor's innovative SIP products in our growing portfolio" stated Ted Chen, President of SinoStar. "Elliptic low power protocol and security processors are a perfect match for the needs of leading Taiwanese companies and we believe the opportunity presented is significant. Sinostar Technologies, Inc. is Taiwan's first IP/IC gateway which offers customers and solution providers an easy way to find each one another."
Gord Harling, President and CEO of Elliptic Semiconductor added, "Taiwan has become a hotbed of design and manufacture of wireless products including PCs, laptops, access points and handheld computers such as PDAs and PocketPCs. As such the Taiwanese market is perfect for Elliptic and we're very pleased to work with the team at SinoStar to win customers and build revenue for our two companies"
About SinoStar Technologies
Based inTaiwan, Sinostar Technologies, Inc. is formed by an aggressive and creative team dedicated to providing a fast, effective, one-stop IP/IC solution. SinoStar aggressively creates solutions for the IP/IC marketplace that enable customers to design products based on advanced technologies and tools for many world wide markets. SinoStar has created the first one-stop shop IP/IC distribution model in Taiwan. From the embedded system to debugger tools, Sinostar provides a complete set of tools for customers.
About Elliptic Semiconductor
Headquartered in Ottawa, Elliptic Semiconductor Inc (www.ellipticsemi.com) provides semiconductor products for low power designs of packet offload and security processing for wireless and handheld devices. The products offload the host processor and greatly reduce the power required for data transmission in 802.11, Ultra-wideband, Bluetooth, W-CDMA, CDMA-2000, EDGE and many other wireless data services. Working in the most advanced semiconductor processes, Elliptic Semiconductor will become the leading player in the emerging semiconductor intellectual property market.