SOURCE: Silvus Technologies, Inc.

June 16, 2008 08:00 ET

Silvus Technologies and Fastrack Design Form Partnership to Benefit System-on-Chip Companies

New IP/Design Services Partnership Allows for Easy Implementation of the Latest 802.11 Standard -- 802.11n

LOS ANGELES, CA and SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2008) - Silvus Technologies, Inc., a leading supplier of semiconductor Intellectual Property (IP) solutions for wireless applications, and Fastrack Design Inc., a provider of advanced custom ASIC design solutions, today announced the formation of a partnership that will offer their customers total turnkey PHY/MAC 802.11n IP solutions. Silvus Technologies will be providing its 802.11n PHY IP solution. The Silvus 802.11n PHY/MAC IP solution is a licensable and synthesizable HDL implementation of the IEEE Standard 802.11n Draft 2.0 Edition.

Fastrack Design will deliver a full suite of design services including full-chip integration, block-level implementation, and library characterization. Fastrack provides the physical design expertise along with all the necessary implementation tools and computer resources to ensure successful tapeouts.

Fastrack holds a consistently successful track record in system-on-chip (SOC) design services. According to Moazzem Hossain, Fastrack president and CEO, "The partnership between Silvus, Fastrack and our clients resolves the critical challenges of utilizing advanced IP solutions for their SOC implementations. The prospects of results completed on time, on spec and on budget are significantly increased through this collaboration."

"Silvus' expertise is demonstrated in the development of advanced MIMO decoders and in the implementation of the 802.11n IP solution. By working with an experienced design partner, we can reduce the risk and the design cycle time for our 802.11n IP customers," said Babak Daneshrad, chairman, president and CEO of Silvus Technologies, Inc. "This is an important offering as it gives developers of broadband wireless the ability to quickly implement 802.11n."

About Silvus Technologies

Headquartered in Los Angeles, Silvus Technologies, Inc. develops and licenses complex wireless IP technologies that are expected to reshape broadband wireless connectivity worldwide. Backed by an unmatched team of PhDs and design engineers, its technologies enable a unique approach to enhance the performance of broadband wireless. Silvus' broadband wireless IP solutions provide enhanced wireless data throughput, wireless interference mitigation, advanced MIMO technology -- up to 4x4 solutions, anti-jamming, spatial cancellation, and improvement of Quality of Service (QoS) for the support of wireless HD video transmissions. Visit our website at:

About Fastrack Design Inc.

Fastrack Design Inc. provides a complete suite of Custom IC design and Structured ASIC design services focused on high-performance, low power and advanced processes. Founded in 2001, Fastrack provides a variety of flexible engagement models tailored to meet IC design requirements. Fastrack's DesignTrack™ modular flow delivers guaranteed error-free layout results through a structured approach to chip design, based on years of experience, with a commitment to first time silicon success.

Fastrack Design Inc. is located at 2349 Bering Drive, San Jose, CA 95131.

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