SOURCE: Arteris


July 06, 2011 08:00 ET

MegaChips Selects Arteris High-Speed Inter-Chip Communications IP

Network-on-Chip (NoC) Interconnect Technology Leader Enables Higher Performance and More Cost Effective Designs for High-End Systems-on-Chip (SoCs)

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 6, 2011) - Arteris Inc., the inventor and leading supplier of network-on-chip (NoC) interconnect IP solutions, today announced that MegaChips Corporation of Osaka, Japan has selected Arteris' IP solutions for multiple semiconductor designs. MegaChips chose Arteris IP to support the high speed inter-chip communication requirements in next generation SoC products.

Arteris IP enables high bandwidth inter-chip communication at lower power, allowing mobile devices such as smartphones to extend their battery life and fixed devices to produce less heat.

"The Arteris interconnect IP offers us a simple solution to handle high speed communications between multiple SoCs. We benefit from being able to easily connect multiple MegaChips SoC products within our designs," said Gen Sasaki, General Manager of Division No.2, MegaChips Corporation.

"MegaChips' decision to adopt Arteris technology for inter-chip communication highlights the applicability of our network on chip technology to meeting very low latency requirements," said K. Charles Janac, President and CEO of Arteris. "The ability of our solution to simplify communications between multiple SoCs allows semiconductor manufacturers to more easily sell multiple chips to their customers."

About Arteris
Arteris, Inc. provides Network-on-Chip interconnect IP and tools to accelerate System-on-Chip semiconductor (SoC) assembly for a wide range of applications. Results obtained by using the Arteris product line include lower power, higher performance, more efficient design reuse and faster development of ICs, SoCs and FPGAs.

Founded by networking experts, Arteris operates globally with headquarters in San Jose, California and an engineering center in Paris, France. Arteris is a private company backed by a group of international investors including ARM Holdings, Crescendo Ventures, DoCoMo Capital, Qualcomm Incorporated, Synopsys, TVM Capital, and Ventech. More information can be found at

About MegaChips
MegaChips Corporation (1st section) (TSE: 6875) was established in 1990 as an innovative fabless company dedicated to system LSIs with the goal of integrating LSIs and systems knowledge. Their focus is on the development of cutting-edge system LSIs and systems products incorporating original algorithms and architecture in the areas of imaging, audio, and communications, and using the advances they achieve to offer outstanding products and solutions that meet the needs of their clients. For additional information, please visit:

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