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Sonics, Inc.

April 20, 2010 09:32 ET

Media Advisory: Sonics' CTO Presents Paper at Multicore Expo

Company Demos Multicore Connectivity Solutions at Show

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - April 20, 2010) -  Sonics, Inc.®, a premier supplier of intelligent on-chip communications solutions, announced today that Drew Wingard, chief technology officer, will present a paper, titled Maximizing Multichannel DRAM Through Invisible Load Balancing, at Multicore Expo. The presentation is April 28, at 3:00 p.m. in the McEnery Convention Center, San Jose.

The presentation, targeted at designers and engineering managers, will detail the techniques used to deploy multichannel DRAMs and make recommendations for optimal tuning of multichannel memory system performance.

Also at Multicore, Sonics will demonstrate its newest on-chip network product, SNAP (Sonics Network for AMBA® Protocol), in booth #2402. SNAP supports both homogeneous and heterogeneous multicore SoCs. The SNAP capture tool provides designers a simple yet powerful environment to capture and optimize on-chip networks for a wide-range of multicore SoCs.

Multicore Expo is collocated with ESC Silicon Valley and runs from April 26-29.

About Sonics
Sonics, Inc. is a pioneer of network-on-chip (NoC) technology and today offers SoC designers the largest portfolio of intelligent, on-chip communications solutions. Sonics' products optimize memory access, seamlessly manage on-chip network traffic, accelerate system performance and reduce power consumption in SoCs with advanced voice, data and video features -- including those found in home entertainment, networking, wireless, and mobile devices. With a broad array of silicon-proven IP, Sonics helps designers eliminate memory bottlenecks associated with complex, high-speed SoC design, streamline and unify data flows and solve persistent network challenges in embedded systems with multiple cores. As the leading supplier of on-chip communications networks for the embedded market, Sonics has enabled its customers to ship more than 750 million units worldwide. Founded in 1996, Sonics is headquartered in Milpitas, Calif. with offices worldwide. For more information, please visit and

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