SOURCE: Kilopass

April 21, 2008 12:00 ET

Kilopass Non-Volatile Memory Technology Embedded in 15 Million Units

XPM Offers Low-Cost Standard Logic CMOS Embedded Non-Volatile Memory for SOC Design Security

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - April 21, 2008) - Kilopass Technology, Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor non-volatile memory (NVM) intellectual property (IP), today announced that to date over 15 million units have been produced by customers embedding its extra-permanent memory (XPM) technology.

XPM technology's most popular use is for security. This includes ID and encryption key storage for High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), Digital Rights Management (DRM) and WiMax (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) applications. Other popular applications include trim and calibration, as well as code and parameter storage.

"We see continued rapid growth in high volume production as we enter our fourth year of working with customers, who are using XPM technology as part of their device architectures," said Bernie Aronson, CEO, Kilopass. "We expect this number of production units to continue to grow exponentially as 90nm and 65nm designs enter high volume production this year. Kilopass investment in certifying all of our IP products with our foundry partners has provided tremendous value and confidence to our customers as they ramp high volume production."

Kilopass began shipping XPM technology in June 2003, and was founded in November 2001. The company currently has more than 50 customers using XPM technology for one or multiple applications.

About Kilopass

Kilopass Technology, Inc., a fast-growing supplier of embedded NVM intellectual property, leverages standard logic CMOS processes to deliver one-time programmable (OTP) structures based on its extra-permanent memory (XPM) technology. The memory arrays can be used for the storage of firmware, security codes, calibration data and other application critical information.

Kilopass is headquartered at 3333 Octavius Dr. Suite 101, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA. For more information, please visit, call (408) 980-8808 or email

XPM and XPM Xtend are trademarks of Kilopass Technology Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective holders.

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