Arteris Press Releases

RDA Leverages Arteris FlexNoC Interconnect IP for Next Generation SoCs

Interconnect fabric IP also improves time-to-market for new Smartphone processors

SUNNYVALE, California — May 28, 2013 — Arteris Inc., the inventor and only supplier of silicon-proven commercial network-on-chip (NoC) interconnect IP solutions, today announced that RDA Microelectronics, Inc. (Nasdaq:RDA) has selected Arteris® FlexNoC® interconnect IP as the backbone SoC interconnect for its new wireless systems-on-chip (SoC) platforms.

The Arteris FlexNoC commercial SoC interconnect fabric IP meets the performance metrics established by our mobile phone customers. These results gave us the confidence to implement the solution in our critical Smartphone SoC platform. We have very high expectations and feel confident that Arteris will meet our needs.

RDA uses Arteris FlexNoC
Vincent Tai, Chairman and CEO, RDA

As one of China’s leading fabless semiconductor companies, RDA is committed to providing its mobile phone customers with the highest performing, most design-efficient wireless SoCs. The company recently evaluated the FlexNoC IP and found it eliminated routing congestion and eased timing closure. In addition, the FlexNoC’s graphical user interface, automated design and verification flow enabled fast design turnaround and dramatically shortened time-to-market.

“The Arteris FlexNoC commercial SoC interconnect fabric IP meets the performance metrics established by our mobile phone customers,” said Vincent Tai, chairman and CEO of RDA Microelectronics. “These results gave us the confidence to implement the solution in our critical Smartphone SoC platform. We have very high expectations and feel confident that Arteris will meet our needs.”

“RDA’s selection of the FlexNoC as their SoC interconnect is a significant achievement, and positions Arteris as the leading supplier of interconnect IP fabric within the fast-growing China market,” said K. Charles Janac, President and CEO of Arteris. “Arteris NoC technology meets our customer’s key criteria – performance, design verification and time to market – which translate to significant technological and economic benefits.”

About Arteris

Arteris, Inc. provides Network-on-Chip interconnect IP and tools to accelerate System-on-Chip semiconductor (SoC) assembly for a wide range of applications. Results obtained by using the Arteris product line include lower power, higher performance, more efficient design reuse and faster development of ICs, SoCs and FPGAs.

Founded by networking experts and offering the first commercially available Network-on-Chip IP products, Arteris operates globally with headquarters in Sunnyvale, 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.

About RDA Microelectronics

RDA Microelectronics is a fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops and markets wireless systems-on-chip and radio-frequency semiconductors for cellular, connectivity and broadcast applications. The Company's product portfolio currently includes baseband, radio-frequency front end modules, power amplifiers, transceivers, Bluetooth systems-on-chip, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and FM combo chips, FM radio receivers, set-top box tuners, analog mobile television receivers, CMMB mobile television receivers, walkie-talkie transceivers and LNB satellite downconverters. For additional information, please see the Company's website at http://www.rdamicro.com.

Editorial Contacts

Kurt Shuler
Arteris Inc.
+1 408 470 7300
kurt.shuler@arteris.com

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Topics: new customer wireless mobility RDA china