SOURCE: Chip Estimate

January 29, 2008 14:12 ET

Chip Estimate Welcomes Three New IP Partners

IP From CEVA, Thin Multimedia and TranSwitch Now Searchable at ChipEstimate.com

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - January 29, 2008) - Chip Estimate Corp. announced today that three new companies have joined the Chip Estimate Choice IP Partner Program. Information about semiconductor intellectual property (IP) from CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA) (LSE: CVA), Thin MultiMedia, Inc. and TranSwitch Corporation (NASDAQ: TXCC) is now centralized and can be searched and explored at ChipEstimate.com. CEVA licenses synthesizable programmable DSP cores, and System-on-Chip (SoC) platforms for wireless, consumer, and multimedia applications; Thin Multimedia provides hardware IP core solutions designed for single codec products; as well as customized multi-codec SoCs for DVR, network camera, video telephony or other multimedia chips; TranSwitch provides intellectual property (IP) cores for Fast Ethernet (10/100), Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) PHY and High-Definition Video (HDMI) connectivity applications.

ChipEstimate.com was launched in 2005 to provide comprehensive chip planning capabilities to the electronics and semiconductor design communities. In addition to the comprehensive IP catalog, 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.

"The addition of CEVA, Thin Multimedia and Transwitch IP enhances our portfolio of options for design teams seeking IP for consumer, wireless, multimedia and integrated network applications at ChipEstimate.com," commented Sean O'Kane, Vice President of Business Development for Chip Estimate. "We are pleased to include these companies as IP Partners."

A complete list of Chip Estimate IP partners can be seen at http://www.chipestimate.com/vendorlist.php.

About CEVA, Inc.

Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., CEVA is a leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) platform solutions and DSP cores for mobile, consumer electronics and storage applications. CEVA's IP portfolio includes comprehensive solutions for multimedia, audio, voice over packet (VoP), Bluetooth, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Serial ATA (SATA), and a wide range of programmable DSP cores and subsystems with different price/performance metrics serving multiple markets. In 2006, CEVA's IP was shipped in over 190 million devices. For more information, visit http://www.ceva-dsp.com.

About Thin Multimedia, Inc.

Thin Multimedia, Inc. (TMI) is the world's leading provider of multimedia solutions to handset and chipset manufacturers. TMI's thinH/W Codec IP™ products are optimized for use in DVRs, network cameras and recording systems. These solutions are designed for single codec products as well as customized multi-codec applications. For years, TMI has been recognized as an industry leader for software codecs and H/W IP brings this high-performance, proven technology to the hardware codec market. TMI is a global company, headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Europe and Korea.

About TranSwitch Corporation

TranSwitch Corporation designs, develops and markets innovative semiconductor based solutions that provide core functionality for voice, data and video communications. TranSwitch customers include leading equipment suppliers to worldwide telecom, datacom, cable television and wireless markets. Many TranSwitch solutions incorporate state-of-the-art mixed-signal technology to handle the increasing need for high bandwidth data and video signals. TranSwitch products are also inherently flexible, frequently incorporating embedded programmable microcontrollers, enabling them to adapt to customer specific requirements or evolving standards through software changes. TranSwitch is committed to providing high-quality products and services that conform to global communications standards. TranSwitch, Shelton, CT, is an ISO 9001:2000 registered company. For more information, visit www.transwitch.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 15,000 users have performed over 55,000 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 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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