Partnership Provides Customer Coverage for Japanese Market
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - June 28, 2004 -- TriCN, a leading developer of intellectual property (IP) for high-speed semiconductor interface technology, and Innotech Corporation, Japan's premier reseller of high-end semiconductor IP, devices and equipment, today announced an agreement for Innotech to become the exclusive representative of TriCN in Japan. [Editor's note: Full Japanese-text version available upon request]
"As the leading supplier of IP for Japan's top companies, Innotech Corporation is the perfect partner for TriCN to supply this market with high-speed interface IP," said Mark Goldman, VP Sales at TriCN. "Having a strong presence in Japan is crucial to expanding TriCN's sales opportunities. Innotech Corporation's relationships, experience, and knowledge of the market provides us with a significant competitive advantage and will enable us to service this important region efficiently and effectively."
"TriCN's product line fits very synergistically with the balance of the products and services we represent", said Takashi Tsumori, COO of Innotech. "Moreover, their products provide a perfect fit for the ongoing demand for high-performance interfaces common throughout the Japanese market."
Founded in 1987, INNOTECH is Japan's premier importer of high-end semiconductor IP, devices and equipment and a skilled support partner to many of Japan's top electronics makers. The Company maintains direct relationships with every major semiconductor manufacturer in Japan. Today's INNOTECH is a high-paced company that prides itself on making swift but informed decisions to keep up with the pace of an ever-changing electronics market. As an importer, the company leverages deep relationships with some of North America, Europe, and Asia's most advanced electronics and semiconductor device and equipment producers. Our staff's thorough knowledge both of electronics devices and consumer needs have allowed us to create consumer applications along with our network of Japanese partners and to provide value-added support services. In recent years we have begun to leverage our built-up corporate knowledge and technological expertise to expand in development, and licensing of our own patented technology in Japan. Additional information can be found a www.innotech.co.jp
Founded in 1997, San Francisco, California-based TriCN is a leading developer of high- performance semiconductor interface intellectual property (IP). The company provides a complete portfolio of IP for maximizing data throughput on and off the chip. All products are designed using rigorous signal integrity and timing analysis to ensure first time power-up success. Products include Base I/O libraries for pad-ring creation, high-performance memory and networking interfaces, multi-function I/O's compatible with multiple interface protocols, and multi-gigabit PHY products, such as PCI Express and SPI-4.2. TriCN's customers range from fabless semiconductor to systems companies and IDMs. For more information, please visit TriCN's web site at www.tricn.com