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Tensilica Demonstrates Success in Audio/Video and Broadband Communications at CES 2010

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - January 5, 2010 - A host of products based on Tensilica's dataplane processors (DPUs) will be demonstrated at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, January 7-10 in Las Vegas. These Tensilica-enabled products include some of the most advanced, innovative consumer devices, including Blu-ray Disc players, Bluetooth-enabled devices, LCD TVs, cellular phones, WiFi- and W-USB-enabled notebook computers, wireless HDMI, handheld games, and inkjet and laser printers. Tensilica will showcase its leading-edge audio, video and baseband communication IP cores, including the popular HiFi 2 Audio Engine running on the Android platform in collaboration with MIPS Technologies, in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, suite South 4 35567MP. To schedule an appointment to see the demo, please contact paula@tensilica.com.

Over 150 companies worldwide have licensed Tensilica's DPUs. The high-volume home entertainment market is driving the proliferation of Tensilica DPUs for multimedia and broadband communications. The list of exhibitors at CES that either license or use silicon that includes Tensilica's DPUs includes: AMD, Atheros, Audience, Belkin, Broadcom, Cisco, D-Link Systems, Fujitsu, HP, iBiquity Digital, Intel, Jensen, JVC, Kenwood, Lenovo, LG Electronics, Marvell, Mitsubishi, Motorola, NEC Electronics, NVIDIA, Olympus, Panasonic, Pioneer, Samsung,  Sanyo, SiBeam, Sony, Toshiba, Visio and Yamaha.

"CES 2010 will highlight dozens of products utilizing Tensilica's HiFi Audio Engine, the industry's most widely licensed audio DSP core, Tensilica's VDO video processors and Tensilica's ConnX Baseband DSPs," stated Steve Roddy, Tensilica's vice president of marketing and business development. "At CES in Las Vegas we will be previewing our newest HiFi Audio DSP that can help designers today create the innovative new silicon to power the showcase products of CES 2011."

About Tensilica

Tensilica, Inc. - the leader in customizable dataplane processors - is a semiconductor IP licensor recognized by the Gartner Group as the fastest growing semiconductor IP supplier in 2008.  Dataplane Processor Units (DPUs) combine the best capabilities of CPUs and DSPs while delivering 10-to-100-times the performance because they can be customized using Tensilica's automated design tools to meet specific dataplane performance targets. Tensilica's DPUs  power SOC designs at system OEMs and five out of the top 10 semiconductor companies for products including mobile phones, consumer electronics devices (including digital TV, Blu-ray Disc players, broadband set top boxes and portable media players), computers, and storage, networking and communications equipment. For more information on Tensilica's patented, benchmark-proven DPUs visit www.tensilica.com.

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Editors' Notes:

  • Tensilica and Xtensa are registered trademarks belonging to Tensilica Inc..All other company and product names mentioned are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
  • Tensilica's announced licensees include:  ADDMM, Afa Technologies, ALPS,  Aquantia, Astute Networks, Atheros, AMD (ATI), Avision, Bay Microsystems, Blue Wonder, 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, IDT, Intel, Juniper Networks, LG Electronics, Lucid Information Technology, Marvell,  NEC Laboratories America, NEC Corporation, Neterion, Nethra Imaging, Nippon Telephone and Telegraph (NTT), NuFront, NVIDIA, Olympus Optical Co. Ltd.,  Panasonic Mobile, Penstar, Plato Networks, PnpNetwork Technologies, PowerLayer Microsystems, Samsung, SiBEAM, Sony, STMicroelectronics, Stretch, TranSwitch Corporation, Triductor Technology, UpZide, Valens Semiconductor, Validity Sensors, Victor Company of Japan (JVC), WiLinx, and XM Radio.