SOURCE: Cradle

February 09, 2006 11:02 ET

EDN Magazine Selects Cradle Technologies as Innovation Awards Finalist

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 9, 2006 -- Cradle Technologies, a leading provider of multi-core processors for multimedia processing applications, today announced that the company's CT3616 Multi-core DSP (MDSP) product was selected as a finalist in the Processor Category of EDN Magazine's 2005 Innovation of the Year Awards competition. Three selection criteria will be used to select the winner: Reader votes; the input and opinions of the EDN editorial staff; and the opinions of the Technical Advisory Board of EDN. Over the next few weeks, EDN readers will vote for the winners in each of the Innovation of the Year categories at Winners will be announced at a ceremony held in San Jose, CA on April 3, 2006.

"Migrating to multi-core architectures for high-performance media processing applications has become a clear industry trend," said Kourosh Amiri, Cradle's Vice President of Marketing. "Cradle has focused on multi-core processing and development tools geared towards increased programmer productivity since its inception. The nomination for the EDN Innovation Award is a great acknowledgement of Cradle's vision and contribution to this industry trend in processor architectures."

Nominees within each of the categories must have demonstrated innovation that resulted in a significant advance in technology and/or product development during the past 12 months.

About the CT3600

The CT3600 MDSP family delivers a wide range of price/performance for the rapidly expanding video surveillance market including applications such as IP cameras and streamers, network video recorders (NVRs) and multi-channel digital video recorders (DVRs). In addition the CT3600 family addresses the performance and integration requirements of the high-performance imaging market including multi-function printer and scanner products, film processing equipment and machine-vision systems. Cradle's MDSPs are also ideal for applications in the broadcast and IP TV head-end market, including encoding, streaming, transcoding, media gateways, and video conferencing.

About Cradle Technologies

Cradle is a fabless semiconductor company providing the best price/performance, most flexible and most scalable programmable DSP solutions for real-time multimedia applications. Cradle's Multi-core DSP (MDSP) architecture innovation delivers high-performance scalable DSP processing with the flexibility, time-to-market and product differentiation benefits of processor-based programmable platforms. Coupled with powerful development tools and a suite of application software functions, Cradle's MDSP-based solutions provide OEMs with all the building blocks necessary to enable flexible yet high-performance DSP designs. Cradle's corporate headquarters are located in Sunnyvale, California. For more information call 408-636-5000 or visit

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Cain Communications
    Jim Lipman
    Tel: (925) 606-1370
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    Cradle Technologies
    Kourosh Amiri
    Tel: (408) 636-5035
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