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Tensilica Signs RacyICs as New Authorized Design Center Partner for IC Design

Dresden, GERMANY - November 28, 2011 - Tensilica, Inc. today announced that RacyICs has become an authorized design center partner and joined Tensilica's Xtensions partner network. RacyICs offers integrated circuit design, verification and implementation services.

"We were very impressed with Tensilica's technology offering and the rapid rate of adoption of their products in Europe," stated Jens-Uwe Schluessler, managing director, RacyICs. "By building an expert knowledge of Xtensa, in combination with our experience in power management, we can provide customers the optimal DSP or processor for their application."

"We're proud to welcome this exciting new company established by experienced designers and scientists to the Tensilica partner family," stated Steve Roddy, Tensilica's vice president of marketing and business development. "Adding RacyICs to the Xtensions network demonstrates our commitment to our rapidly expanding list of European customers."

About RacyICs

RacyICs offers verification and implementation services for integrated circuit design including IC project management and design flow consulting and focused on leading edge CMOS-technologies. Low power optimization of SoCs is addressed by providing concepts and IP for advanced on-chip power management features and application of extended power analysis flow in design stage. For more information, visit www.racyics.com.

About Tensilica

Tensilica, Inc. is the leader in customizable dataplane processor IP cores. Dataplane Processor Units (DPUs) combine the best capabilities of CPUs and DSPs while delivering 10 to 100x the performance because they can be customized using Tensilica's automated design tools to meet specific signal processing performance targets. Tensilica's DPUs  power SOC designs at system OEMs and six 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, digital still cameras 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:  Afa Technologies, ALPS, Aquantia, Astute Networks, Atheros, AMD, Avision, Bay Microsystems, Brocade, Broadcom, Cavium, Chelsio, Cisco Systems, CMC Microsystems, Conexant Systems, Design Art Networks, EE Solutions, Enverv, Epson, Fujitsu Ltd., Fujitsu Microelectronics, Huawei, iBiquity Digital, Ikanos Communications, Intel, Juniper Networks, LG Electronics, Lucid Information Technology, Marvell, Maxim, NEC Corporation, Nethra Imaging, Novatek, NuFront, Olympus Optical Co. Ltd.,  Panasonic Mobile, Plato Networks, PnpNetwork Technologies, PowerLayer Microsystems, QLogic, Samsung, SiBEAM, Sirius XM Radio, Skyviaa, Sony, Stretch, TranSwitch Corporation, Triductor Technology, Valens Semiconductor, Validity Sensors, Victor Company of Japan (JVC), and Wolfson Microelectronics.