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Tensilica's Diamond Standard 330HiFi Audio DSP Licensed by Fujitsu Microelectronics for Portable Consumer Electronics

SANTA CLARA, Calif. USA – January 27, 2009 – Tensilica, Inc. today announced that its Diamond Standard 330HiFi Audio DSP (digital signal processor) has been licensed by Fujitsu Microelectronics Limited for use in a customer’s portable consumer electronics design.

"We selected Tensilica’s Diamond Standard 330HiFi Audio DSP for our customer’s portable consumer product," stated Yoshio Kuniyasu, general manager of the IP Platform Solution Division at Fujitsu Microelectronics Limited. "Our customer realized that the Tensilica solution is one of the best for low power and had an extensive list of available software."

"We’re very happy to work with Fujitsu Microelectronics as they develop this ASIC for their customer," stated Steve Roddy, Tensilica’s vice president of marketing and business development. "Fujitsu Microelectronics has outstanding ASIC engineers and production capabilities and should be able to bring this high-volume product into full production very quickly."

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Tensilica, Inc., is the recognized leader in customizable dataplane processors. Dataplane Processor Units (DPUs) consist of performance intensive DSP (audio, video, imaging, and baseband signal processing) and embedded RISC processing functions (security, networking, and deeply embedded control). The automated design tools behind all of Tensilica's application specific processor cores enable rapid customization to meet specific data-plane performance targets. Tensilica's DSPs and processors power top tier semiconductor companies, innovative start-ups, and system OEMs for high-volume products including mobile phones, consumer electronics devices (including portable media players, digital TV, and broadband set top boxes), computers, and storage, networking and communications equipment. For more information on Tensilica's patented benchmark-proven DPUs visit .

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Editors' Notes:

  • Tensilica and Xtensa are registered trademarks belonging to Tensilica Inc. All other company and product names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
  • Tensilica's announced licensees include: ADDMM, Afa Technologies, ALPS, Aquantia, ASTRI, Astute Networks, Atheros, AMD (ATI), Avision, Bay Microsystems, Berkeley Wireless Research Center, Brocade, Broadcom, Cisco Systems, CMC Microsystems, Conexant Systems, Design Art Networks, DS2, EE Solutions, Epson, ETRI, FUJIFILM Microdevices, Fujitsu Ltd., Fujitsu Microelectronics Ltd., Hudson Soft, iBiquity Digital, Ikanos Communications, Intel, Juniper Networks, LG Electronics, Lucid Information Technology, Marvell, NEC Laboratories America, NEC Corporation, NetEffect, Neterion, Nethra Imaging, Nippon Telephone and Telegraph (NTT), NuFront, NVIDIA, Olympus Optical Co. Ltd., Panasonic Mobile, Penstar, Plato Networks, PnpNetwork Technologies, PowerLayer Microsystems, SiBEAM, Silicon Optix, Sony, STMicroelectronics, Stretch, TranSwitch Corporation, Triductor Technology, u-Nav Microelectronics, UpZide, Valens Semiconductor, Validity Sensors, Victor Company of Japan (JVC), WiLinx, WiQuest Communications, and XM Radio