Full Suite of Engineering Skills Combined With World-Leading IP Portfolio Supports Path From IP to Silicon
SAN JOSE, Calif. - September 13, 2004 -CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA; LSE: CVA), the leading licensor of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) cores and communications solutions to the semiconductor industry, today announced the launch of its CEVA Services™ Division to provide complete silicon design and development services to licensees of CEVA's silicon intellectual property (IP).
Going beyond the traditional IP licensing model, CEVA Services provides consulting and integration services by addressing the increasing challenges of shorter time-to-market windows, increased costs and development risks. CEVA Services helps customers mitigate these risks through an expert integration and implementation team to speed time-to-market and reduce development costs for complex System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions for wireless, digital multimedia, communications and storage markets. By providing complete support from concept to silicon and incorporating CEVA IP, customers of CEVA Services leverage the vast expertise and knowledge that CEVA has amassed as a leading licensor of semiconductor IP.
"With the growing complexities and costs associated with designing system-on-chip solutions, our customers are increasingly turning to CEVA for expert design and implementation services to advance their DSP and communication solutions," said Chet Silvestri, President and CEO of CEVA. "CEVA Services complements our leading IP portfolio with expertise that both speeds time-to-market and reduces the development cost of CEVA-powered silicon."
With more than 50 major deployments completed to date in areas such as wireless modem platforms, GPS, Bluetooth, WiFi, Digital Radio, Serial ATA, audio processing, video encoding and digital still imaging, CEVA has a proven track record for providing services for next generation technologies and semiconductor designs. CEVA Services combines this expertise with a unique blend of experience and skills including digital design, analog and mixed-signal design, software implementation and VLSI layout. CEVA Services assists customers in multiple project stages from product specification all the way through to GDSII. CEVA Services also supports IP sourcing and integration by including customer's and/or third party-IP to develop market-leading solutions for customers on time and within budget.
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