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Tensilica’s ConnX BBE16 DSP IP Core for Digital Baseband Signal Processing Licensed to Renesas Electronics

TOKYO, Japan   - April 17, 2012 - Tensilica, Inc. today announced that the ConnX BBE16 DSP (digital signal processing) IP (intellectual property) core has been licensed to Renesas Electronics Corporation for upcoming products for digital broadcasting receivers.

"Renesas is a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions and has proven experience in developing products for digital broadcasting receivers. We are proud they have selected our popular ConnX BBE16 DSP core after an extensive evaluation," stated Eric Dewannain, Tensilica's vice president and general manager, Baseband Business Unit. "The ConnX BBE16 DSP is a high-performance, and very efficient, 16-MAC (multiply accumulate) DSP that is ideal for use in products such as home wireless networks, multi-standard broadcast receivers, and digital television demodulators."

More information about the ConnX BBE16 DSP can be found at http://www.tensilica.com/products/dsps/connx-baseband-engine.htm

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Tensilica, Inc. is the leader in dataplane processor IP cores. Dataplane processors (DPUs) combine the best capabilities of DSPs and CPUs while delivering 10 to 100x the performance because they can be optimized using Tensilica's automated design tools to meet specific and demanding signal processing performance targets. Tensilica's DPUs power SOC designs at system OEMs and seven out of the top 10 semiconductor companies for designs in mobile wireless, telecom and network infrastructure, computing and storage, and home and auto entertainment. For more information on Tensilica's patented, benchmark-proven DPUs visit www.tensilica.com.

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Editors' Notes:

  • Tensilica is a registered trademark 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, Epson, Fujitsu Ltd., Fujitsu Semiconductor, Huawei, iBiquity Digital, Ikanos Communications, Intel, Juniper Networks, LG Electronics, Lucid Information Technology, Marvell, Maxim, NEC Corporation, Nethra Imaging, Novatek, NuFront, NXP, Olympus Optical Co. Ltd.,  Panasonic Mobile, Plato Networks, PnpNetwork Technologies, PowerLayer Microsystems, QLogic, Renesas, Samsung, Shanghai High Definition Digital Technology Industrial Corporation SiBEAM, Sirius XM Radio ,Sony, Stretch, TranSwitch Corporation, Triductor Technology, Valens Semiconductor, Validity Sensors, VIA, Victor Company of Japan (JVC), and Wolfson Microelectronics.