SOURCE: Tensilica


March 24, 2011 08:00 ET

Tensilica CTO and Founder Chris Rowen to Announce New Technology and Join Panel at Globalpress Electronics Summit 2011

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - March 24, 2011) - Chris Rowen, CTO and founder of Tensilica, will announce details on the company's newest technology at the Globalpress Electronics Summit 2011 next Monday, March 28. In addition, he will join a panel of leading semiconductor companies offering wireless chip solutions to discuss the determining factors on whether to design or buy next generation designs.

What and When:  
Press Briefing
Monday, March 28
9:15 - 9:45 a.m.

Panel: Wireless Backhaul Solutions, The Big Question: Design or Buy?
Monday, March 28
3:15 - 4:30 p.m.

Globalpress Electronics Summit takes place March 28-31, in Santa Cruz, Calif. For more information, visit

About Chris Rowen
Chris Rowen is founder, chief technology officer, member of the board of directors, and Tensilica's first president. He was a pioneer in the development of RISC architecture at Stanford in the early 1980s and helped start MIPS Computer Systems, Inc. in 1984, where he served as vice president for microprocessor development. Most recently, he was vice president and general manager of the Design Reuse Group of Synopsys, Inc. He received a B.A. in physics from Harvard University and a M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

About Globalpress Electronics Summit
The Globalpress Electronics Summit is the only independent C-level international press event for the electronics industry. For the 9th Globalpress Summit, executives from leading Silicon Valley companies will once again present their visions, strategies and products to 50+ media from around the world.

About Tensilica
Tensilica, Inc. is the leader in customizable dataplane processor IP cores. Dataplane Processor Units (DPUs) combine the best capabilities of DSP and CPU while delivering 10 to100x the performance because they can be optimized using Tensilica's automated design tools to meet specific signal processing performance targets. Tensilica's DPUs power SOC designs at system OEMs and six out of the top 10 semiconductor companies for products including mobile phones, consumer electronics devices (including digital TV, Blu-ray Disc players, broadband set top boxes, digital still cameras and portable media players), computers, and storage, networking, wireless base station and communications equipment. For more information on Tensilica's patented, benchmark-proven DPUs visit

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