Mindspeed® Selects CEVA-X1641 DSP and CEVA-XS1200A Subsystem for High Performance Next Generation Network Applications

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CEVA, Inc. [(NASDAQ: CEVA); (LSE: CVA)], a leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) platform solutions and DSP cores, today announced that Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSPD), a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions for network infrastructure applications, has licensed the CEVA-X1641 DSP Core and CEVA-XS1200A Subsystem to power a new generation of high-performance IP-based next generation network (NGN) media and data solutions.

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Mindspeed's highly-integrated carrier class processors address the demand from service providers for NGN solutions in optical, copper, and wireless networks to lowers capital equipment and maintenance costs while offering the opportunity for additional revenues through these advanced network services. The CEVA-X Quad-MAC DSP provides Mindspeed with the signal processing capability necessary to deploy complex flexible next generation media and physical layer IP-based solutions. By licensing the CEVA solution, Mindspeed is ideally positioned to exploit the trend toward adoption of increasingly complex advanced DSP algorithms in next generation networks.

"The latest CEVA-X platform enables Mindspeed to provide flexible multi-service network SoCs which provide operators with compelling revenue enhancing solutions for a wide variety of existing and emerging media and physical layer processes," said Jim Johnston, CTO of Mindspeed's multiservice access business unit. "The performance, flexibility and low power consumption of the CEVA-X DSP and subsystem architecture combined with the broad offering of software solutions enables us to further differentiate our products and quickly develop future generations of industry-leading solutions."

"Mindspeed is a leader in the development of network infrastructure SoCs and their selection of our CEVA-X1641 DSP core and CEVA-XS1200A subsystem is a strong endorsement of our technology for high performance, cost-effective, carrier grade equipment," said Gideon Wertheizer, CEO of CEVA. "This latest deployment of our technology is also in line with our strategy to expand our market reach beyond the cellular and the consumer markets and into the telecom and wireless gateways market including carrier infrastructure, residential gateways, femtocells and more."

About Mindspeed Technologies®

Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. designs, develops and sells semiconductor networking solutions for communications applications in enterprise, access, metropolitan and wide area networks. The company's three key product families include high-performance analog transmission and switching solutions, multiservice access products designed to support voice and data services across wireline and wireless networks, and WAN communications solutions including T/E carrier physical-layer and link-layer devices as well as ATM/MPLS network processors. Mindspeed's products are used in a wide variety of network infrastructure equipment, including voice and media gateways, high-speed routers, switches, access multiplexers, cross-connect systems, add-drop multiplexers and digital loop carrier equipment. To learn more, visit http://www.mindspeed.com/.

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 and Serial ATA (SATA), and a wide range of programmable DSP cores and subsystems with different price/performance metrics serving multiple markets. In 2007, CEVA's IP was shipped in over 225 million devices. For more information, visit https://www.ceva-ip.com/

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CONTACT: Richard Kingston of CEVA, Inc., +1-408-514-2976,
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