- Z.Voice™ solutions provide a cost- and time-efficient way to voice-enable products
- Z.Voice-729 Bundle provides take-to-market G.729, G.729A/B, multi-channel VoIP solution including off-the-shelf standard DSP processors and software
MILPITAS, Calif. - November 15, 2004 - LSI Logic Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today officially launched its Z.Voice( line of Voice-Over-IP (VoIP) solutions. The Z.Voice product line is the industry's most comprehensive offering of voice-enabled solutions, including licensable ZSP® processor cores, standard DSP products, off the-shelf industry compliant vocoders, bundled device/software packages and reference designs. Utilizing a variety of industry standard vocoders, including G.711, G.729, G.729A/B and G.723.1, the Z.Voice products enable low-cost, multi-channel VoIP solutions supporting a range of two to 32-channels of VoIP. With Z.Voice, LSI Logic can offer silicon providers and Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs) complete, cost-effective solutions to accelerate voice-enabled product development for a variety of target applications including voice-over-WiFi in cell phones and cordless phones, voice ports in DSL and cable modems, residential gateways and SOHO routers.
"By year-end 2004, the US VoIP market will near 1 million subscribers and the market will grow to nearly 17.5 million subscribers by year-end 2008," said Kate Griffin, senior analyst with the Yankee Group. "To meet these growth expectations, continued technology innovation from companies like LSI Logic will be key to drive both quality improvements and cost-efficiencies in the equipment consumers need to enable VoIP services."
The scalable and flexible Z.Voice product line offers an extensive array of voice technology and solutions including:
- Four voice-optimized ZSP standard products including the LSI403x and the LSI402ZX
- A complete suite of industry-standard vocoders and application software solutions including G.711, G.729, G.729A/B, G.723.1 and others
- Z.Voice-729 off-the-shelf, bundled silicon/software package based on industry-standard G.711, G.729, G.729A/B vocoders to quickly meet the needs of customers who want to integrate a complete add-on voice solution
- VoIP reference designs including a VoIP Wireless Router, developed with Micrel, Inc., that gives customers a cost-effective and flexible package with complete hardware and software
"The Z.Voice take-to-market solutions provide customers with proven, cost- and time-efficient solutions that can scale to meet future design demands," said Ramesh Bhimarao, product line manager, LSI Logic. "Whether our customers simply need components to integrate their own voice solutions, or need to accelerate their development with a reference design, or want to leverage a bundled add-on voice solution, the Z.Voice technology can meet their requirements."
About the LSI Logic ZSP Processing Solutions
The ZSP Processing Solutions are complete and optimized DSP solutions for multimedia, voice, wireless and other applications requiring high performance signal processing. They are based upon an open, industry-standard DSP architecture. The architecture offers a superior combination of performance, efficient memory usage, and low power. In addition the stable architecture roadmap has excellent tools and design-in support providing faster time to market. The ZSP Processing Solutions are available as licensable, synthesizable cores, as well as off-the-shelf general purpose DSP, multi-channel voice processors and additional application specific standard products from LSI Logic and the ZSP licensees. The ZSP product family includes a roadmap of backward compatible DSP cores including the ZSP200 (single MAC), ZSP400 (small footprint, dual MAC), ZSP500 (high-performance dual MAC), ZSP540 (small footprint, quad MAC) and the ZSP600 (6-issue quad MAC). Also available are comprehensive application software suites, bundled device/software packages and reference designs. For more information about the ZSP Processing Solutions please visit http://www.zsp.com/.
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About LSI Logic Corporation
LSI Logic Corporation (NYSE: LSI) focuses on the design and production of high-performance semiconductors for Consumer, Communications and Storage applications that access, interconnect and store data, voice and video. LSI Logic engineers incorporate reusable, industry-standard intellectual property building blocks that serve as the heart of leading-edge systems. LSI Logic serves its global OEM, channel and distribution customers with Platform ASICs, standard-cell ASICs, standard products, host bus adapters, RAID controllers and software. In addition, the company supplies storage network solutions for the enterprise. LSI Logic is headquartered at 1621 Barber Lane, Milpitas, CA 95035. http://www.lsilogic.com.