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Arteris announces Support For New ARM AMBA 4 Interconnect Specification

Interoperability Support Between AMBA 4-compliant IP cores and Interconnect and Arteris Network on Chip (NoC) SoC Class Interconnect Products Maximize Performance and Power Efficiency.

SAN JOSE, California – March 18, 2010 – Arteris, Inc., a leading interconnect IP solutions provider, today announced support for the new ARM(R) AMBA(R) 4 specification. Arteris and ARM are working together to ensure interoperability between the AMBA 4 AXI(TM) 4 interface protocol and the Arteris Network on Chip (NoC), and are partnering to deliver optimal system performance for SoC designers using AXI4 protocol-compliant IP together with Arteris NoC interconnect technology.

"Our goal is to ensure the broadest adoption of the AMBA 4 specification into existing and emerging product markets," said Michael Dimelow, ARM's Director of Marketing, Processor Division. "Arteris NoC technology brings together a wide range of SoC communication capability, together with our IP and interconnect products."

"With this relationship, Arteris gains deep access to current and future developments of the AMBA 4 specification," said Charlie Janac, President of Arteris. "In addition to seamless integration, the Arteris NoC technology delivers value to SoC makers through low power, fewer wires, low latency and high bandwidth coupled with an automated design and verification tool-set that accelerates time to market."

About Arteris

Arteris, Inc. provides semiconductor interconnect IP, and tools to improve communication performance of ICs for a wide range of applications. Results obtained by using the Arteris IP product line include lower power, higher performance, efficiency of development and faster delivery of simple to complex ICs, SoCs and FPGAs.

Founded by networking experts, Arteris operates globally with headquarters in San Jose, California and an engineering center in Paris, France. Arteris is a private company backed by a group of international investors including ARM Holdings, Crescendo Ventures, DoCoMo Capital, Qualcomm Incorporated, Synopsys, TVM Capital, and Ventech. More information can be found at www.arteris.com.