Altera and Sci-worx Partner to Provide SOPC Design Services
Hannover, Germany, May 2, 2001 -sci-worx, a leading microelectronics technology licensing and design company, and Altera Corporation (Nasdaq: ALTR), a leading supplier of programmable logic devices (PLDs) today announced a partnership that will provide customers with system on a programmable chip (SOPC) design services. Under the partnership, sci-worx becomes a member of Altera's Certified Design Center (CDC) program to provide system-integration design services involving intellectual property (IP) integration utilizing Altera's programmable products, including Excalibur? embedded processor solutions.
Already established as an ARM Approved Design Center, sci-worx has the expertise to deploy Altera's Excalibur embedded processor solutions, which combine logic, memory and a Nios?, ARM® or MIPS® processor core. Additionally, Altera will provide sci-worx with in-depth training on its range of SOPC product solutions.
"Expertise in system on chip (SOC) design combined with a broad portfolio of high quality and high performance IP cores, make sci-worx an ideal design services partner and member of the Altera CDC program," said Craig Lytle, Vice President of Altera's Intellectual Property Business Unit.
"We are pleased to be a member of Altera CDC program, and look forward to offering customers the highest quality SOPC design services," said Juergen Ruprecht, Chief Executive Officer of sci-worx.
Sci-worx is Europe's leading Intellectual Property and Design Service Provider for Networking, Telecommunications and Multimedia. Sci-worx is a leading microelectronics technology licensing and design company with more than 300 employees including 250 engineers. With a library of over 70 soft cores, Sci-worx is one of the world's leading IP providers. DesignObjects®, sci-worx's synthesizable ASIC cores, reduce time to market and risk for new IC products and applications by offering off-the-shelf solutions. Sci-worx's core verification program ensures high quality and performance of all DesignObjects®. sci-worx is an approved ARM Design Center. This partnership enables Sci-worx to access leading ARM technology for system-on-chip micro processing applications.
Sci-worx is an approved ARM Design Center. This partnership enables sci-worx to access leading ARM technology for System-on-Chip micro processing applications.
Sci-worx complements its DesignObjects® with a comprehensive suite of design services including system integration and software development, as well as system and IP validation. All this is based on mature application know-how and numerous years of design experience. Headquartered in Hanover, the company also has locations in Brunswick, Hamburg and Palo Alto. For more information, contact sci-worx GmbH at Garbsener Landstrasse 10, 30419 Hannover (Germany), telephone ++49 (0) 511 / 277-0, fax ++49 (0) 511 277-2150, email email@example.com, or visit http://www.sci-worx.com.
Altera Corporation, The Programmable Solutions Company®, was founded in 1983 and is a leading supplier of programmable logic devices (PLDs). Altera's CMOS-based PLDs are user-programmable semiconductor chips that enhance flexibility and reduce time to market for companies in the communications, computer peripheral, and industrial markets. By using high performance devices, software development tools, and sophisticated intellectual property cores, system on a programmable-chip (SOPC) solutions can be created with embedded processors, memory, and other complex logic together on a single PLD. Altera common stock is traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol ALTR. More information on Altera is available on the Internet at http://www.altera.com.
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