SOURCE: Octasic Semiconductor

Octasic Semiconductor

September 28, 2009 08:30 ET

Octasic Adds DIP International Ltd. to Further Representation in European Markets

Partnership Increases Support for Octasic's Voice, Video and Data Solutions Throughout France

MONTREAL--(Marketwire - September 28, 2009) - Octasic Inc., a leading innovator of media processing and wireless solutions, today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with DIP International Ltd., a specialty supplier of communications semiconductors with offices in Paris, France. Under the terms of the agreement, DIP will provide localized sales, support for Octasic's silicon and software voice, video and data solutions for converged carrier, enterprise and end-point communication equipment manufacturers in France.

"At DIP, we pride ourselves on our teams' collective experience in the European semiconductor industry and we are excited to be able to combine the value of our services with Octasic's high quality products," said Régis du Manoir, director of DIP International Ltd. "We provide a highly focused approach and in-depth technical support which will ensure excellent customer service from design concept through to production."

Octasic's products are based on its unique clock-less Opus DSP core architecture, which provides the highest performance-to-power ratio in the industry. Coupled with Octasic's pristine voice and video quality algorithms, developers can significantly reduce their system cost while enhancing total solution quality.

"We're excited by what this partnership will mean for our customers across France," said Fabio Gambacorta, vice president of sales and business development at Octasic. "Customers around the world want direct contact with suppliers, coupled with superior local support from their distributors to create a perfect marriage. DIP complements Octasic's sales and support strategy in the important and growing French market."

Octasic continues to deliver a complete line of specialized products for communications equipment both directly and through its network of international distribution representatives throughout North America, Europe, EMEA, and Asia. Octasic's product family includes the award-winning Vocallo MGW, a media gateway solution that increases system density while reducing system cost by delivering the lowest power per channel, Vocallo BTS, a fully integrated digital signal processor sub-system optimized for Layer 1 GSM/EDGE basestation applications, and the OCT6100 series of echo cancellation and voice quality enhancement devices.

About Octasic

Octasic Inc. is a global provider of media and wireless modem processing silicon and software solutions for the converged carrier, enterprise and end-point communication equipment markets. The company's leading quality VoIP and multi-standard wireless basestation DSP solutions are based on Opus, a unique clock-less DSP architecture. Octasic allows next-generation equipment manufacturers to significantly reduce system costs by offering unmatched performance in terms of density and power consumption. Founded in 1998, Octasic is a privately-held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

About DIP International Ltd.

Formed in 1989, DIP is a privately owned company with offices in Cambridge, UK and Paris, France -- both major centres for electronics design. All of the people at DIP have many years experience in the European semiconductor industry. DIP represents manufacturers that specialise in highly integrated semiconductors for major markets such as Communications , Digital Audio, Security and Medical. The UK and France are among Europe's largest design locations for these markets.

For more information, please visit http://www.dipinternational.co.uk/index.htm

Contact Information

  • Octasic Contact:

    Joyce Radnor
    or
    Bree Clidence
    SVM Public Relations
    +1-617-787-5192
    or
    +1-760-754-7025
    Email Contact
    or
    Email Contact

    DIP International Ltd Contact:

    Régis du Manoir
    Business Development
    DIP International Ltd.
    Email Contact
    Tel: +33 680 074 412