INDILINX Licenses CEVA SATA 3.0Gbps Device IP for Solid State Drive Applications

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA); (LSE: CVA), a leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) platform solutions and DSP cores for mobile, consumer electronics and storage applications, today announced that INDILINX Co. Ltd has licensed CEVA's latest generation SATA 3.0Gbps Device Intellectual Property (IP) for the development of solid state drive (SSD) products.


Leveraging years of experience in developing industry-leading SATA technology, CEVA's advanced SATA Device solution with Native Command Queuing (NCQ) Acceleration substantially reduces processor overhead and is ideal for applications such as SSD. Further, by coupling the innovative SATA Device Protocol IP with a robust, silicon-proven, SATA 3.0Gbps Phy IP, CEVA offers a complete SATA Device solution to reduce risk and time-to-market.

"When selecting a SATA solution for the development of SSD products, it was essential that we worked with an experienced SATA solution provider, with robust IP and responsive support," said Hyunmo Chung, Vice President at INDILINX. "CEVA was able to demonstrate a comprehensive solution backed up by excellent technical support, making CEVA-SATA IP the logical choice for INDILINX."

"SSD technology is rapidly gaining popularity in the market and INDILINX are well positioned to capitalize on this trend," said Paddy McWilliams, Managing Director, Communications Business Unit at CEVA. "We are pleased INDILINX has selected CEVA-SATA IP for their SSD products, further underlining the quality and broad feature set of our SATA Device IP.

About INDILINX Co, Ltd

INDILINX is a company established by experts in flash memory application, and is considered as one of the strategic players leading the fast-emerging SSD market. The company is located in Bundang, South Korea, in 2006, and is currently developing controller chips and solutions that make up the core parts of SSDs which are optimized for high-end servers and storage systems. Also the company has the software solution for managing security in flash memory cards.

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  About CEVA, Inc.

Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., CEVA is a leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) platform solutions and DSP cores for mobile, consumer electronics and storage applications. CEVA's IP portfolio includes comprehensive solutions for multimedia, audio, voice over packet (VoP), Bluetooth, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Serial ATA (SATA), and a wide range of programmable DSP cores and subsystems with different price/performance metrics serving multiple markets. In 2006, CEVA's IP was shipped in over 190 million devices.

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