SOURCE: Chip Estimate

October 16, 2007 11:23 ET

Chip Estimate Launches IP Concierge™ Service

Designers Seeking IP Get Assistance in Locating Next Generation & Specialized IP Components

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - October 16, 2007) - Chip Estimate Corp., the leading provider of chip planning solutions, announced today that it has launched IP Concierge™, a new service for users seeking semiconductor intellectual property (IP). This centralized service allows designers seeking IP at the ChipEstimate.com chip planning portal to connect with a network of leading IP suppliers with a single request. IP Concierge is being introduced to meet the needs of the design community to get information about IP that can be customized or is under development and is not yet publicly available. This is a free service, and supplements the existing "self-serve" model of exploring the extensive IP catalog at ChipEstimate.com.

"With the addition of the new service, ChipEstimate.com users can make one request and are automatically connected with the IP suppliers most likely to be able to help them out," commented Casey Jones, VP Marketing for Chip Estimate. "IP Concierge helps manage the previously unwieldy task of finding next generation IP that will be available for a team's next design project."

ChipEstimate.com was launched in 2005 to provide comprehensive chip planning capabilities to the electronics community. In addition to the comprehensive IP catalog to explore, and the new IP Concierge service, designers can use the InCyte software available through the website to plan their next chip designs and explore die size, power, leakage and cost tradeoffs.

IP Concierge is available immediately, and can be accessed by visiting www.ChipEstimate.com.

About Chip Estimate Corporation

Chip Estimate Corporation delivers integrated chip planning solutions, including the InCyte chip estimation systems in which IP and manufacturing process models are integrated for accurate chip estimation. Since the 2005 launch of ChipEstimate.com, over 12,000 users have performed over 50,000 chip estimations with InCyte. Chip Estimate partners with leading IP vendors and semiconductor manufacturers who share the mission of early and accurate chip planning for our mutual customers' design success. For more information, please visit www.ChipEstimate.com.

InCyte, IP Concierge and ChipEstimate.com are registered trademarks of Chip Estimate Corporation. Chip Estimate Corporation acknowledges trademarks or registered trademarks of other organizations for their respective products and services.

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