Bytom, Poland and Hsinchu, Taiwan – February 24, 2004
- Faraday Technology Corporation becomes an Asian Sales Representative of DCD. The agreement is signed with the understanding that the DCD IP Cores portfolio would meet the Asian market demand for ASIC/FPGA IPs, which includes microprocessors, microcontrollers and peripherals, serial bus interfaces, floating point units and coprocessors. The extent of the geographical coverage includes major Asia countries such as Taiwan, Mainland China, Korea, and Japan.
“The Digital Core Design cores characterize an industry-leading combination of high performance, low power, and small die size. By dint of DCD on Chip Debugging technology, each one of our microprocessor and microcontroller core is equipped with built-in hardware debugger, which makes software validation and debugging much easier.” said Jacek Hake, president of DCD.
“Faraday is a reliable partner with strong practical knowledge of DCD’s IP Cores. The agreement covers not only the DCD’s 8051 microcontrollers but also the on-chip debugging technology. This mutual cooperation with Faraday allows DCD to access ASIC market as a reliable third party SoC solutions vendor”, Jacek Hake added.
“We are very pleased to represent DCD in Asia-Pacific region. By adding DCD’s IP portfolios with Faraday’s abundant silicon-proven IP pools, we can further strengthen our ability to provide our customers with cost effective design solutions, particularly on the popular applications such as MP3 and Flash Drives.” Said Frankwell Lin, V.P. of sales of Faraday.About Faraday Technology Corporation
Faraday Technology Corporation is a leading silicon IP and fabless ASIC vendor. The company's broad IP portfolio includes 32-bit RISC CPUs, DSPs, PHY/Controllers for USB 2.0, Ethernet, and Serial ATA. With more than 500 employees and 2003 revenue of US$111 million, Faraday is the largest fabless ASIC company in Asia-Pacific. Headquartered in Taiwan, Faraday has service and support offices around the world, including the U.S., Japan, Europe, and China. For more information, please visit: http://www.faraday-tech.comAbout Digital Core Design
DCD provides a broad line of general-purpose IP cores, including 8-, 16- and 32-bit processors, peripherals, serial interfaces, floating point arithmetic units and floating point coprocessors. Formed in 1999 Digital Core Design is a privately held company with headquarters placed in Bytom Poland. Since starting of productivity in 1999 – DCD has established a reputation for highest-quality products, flexible licensing and quick and responsive technical support. Experience of our highly qualified engineers allowed us to produce IP’s with highest market performance and smallest gate count. The number of DCD’s customers is growing every month, which makes DCD one of leading IP providers in the world. For more information, please visit: http://www.dcd.pl