Parthus Technolologies Announces the Launch of Wireless-LAN Platform Targeting the 802.11 Market

In8Stream™ uniquely combines multi-mode 802.11a, b and g standards
in one flexible, low cost, low power architecture.

San Jose, Calif. - April 25, 2002 - Parthus Technologies
(Nasdaq: PRTH, LSE: PRH), a leading provider of platform-level
intellectual property targeting the mobile Internet, today announced the
launch of In8Stream™, an 802.11 multi-mode wireless local area network
(WLAN) platform. In8Stream™ targets the entire range of IEEE 802.11 WLAN
standards (a, b, g, e, i) through one flexible architecture and is based
upon PacketGenie™ technology from Telematix - a leading developer of
multi-protocol wireless networking technology.

"The world of wireless local area networking for the home, office and
various public hotspot environments (such as airports, malls,
coffee-shops), as targeted by Parthus' 802.11 technology, is one of the
fastest growing segments of the communications industry," said Allen
Nogee, Senior Analyst of Wireless Technology with Cahners-in-Stat. "We
estimate that the number of 802.11 chipsets will grow rapidly from the 15
million to be shipped this year, to over 50 million shipping annually by

In8Stream™ is the industry's most complete and innovative 802.11
intellectual property platform. The IEEE compliant platform incorporates a
multi-mode 802.11 a/b/g MAC hardware core, a complete software stack for
Station or Access Point applications and 802.11 a/b/g multi-protocol
baseband core. The In8Stream™ flexible architecture supports data rates
between 1Mbs and 54Mbs and does not require a royalty bearing processor
core for the MAC or baseband modem functions. The combination of a
multi-mode architecture, minimal on-chip memory requirements (In8Stream™
shares host system memory and does not require external memory), and
reduced silicon die size (Parthus estimates In8Stream™ designs are less
than half the size of multi-protocol implementations) translates into a
significant reduction in costs for 802.11 products. The compact In8Stream™
architecture also delivers superior energy consumption performance over
alternative solutions, making the platform particularly well suited for
battery operated devices like PDAs, laptops and hand-held computers.

In addition to supporting all current 802.11 standards (a/b/g),
In8Stream™ is architected for future generation 802.11 standards. Parthus
intends to support the IEEE 802.11 h/i/e standards (power management,
security, quality of service/multimedia streaming) - enabled through
software updates.

Kevin Fielding, president of Parthus said, "With our BlueStream
platform, Parthus has established itself as the number one licensor of
Bluetooth W-LAN technology. We expect that our In8Stream™ platform for the
802.11 W-LAN market, with its compelling multi-protocol capability in one
low cost, low power architecture, will enable Parthus to establish similar
market leadership in the fast growing 802.11 market."

In8Stream™ joins the portfolio of Parthus technology platforms which
deliver complete intellectual property solutions for applications such as
Bluetooth, GPS, 3G W-CDMA and Microsoft/Symbian based Smartphones/PDAs.
Licensees can combine the In8Stream™ 802.11 platform with the Parthus
portfolio opening up a wealth of innovative new product opportunities such
as dual mode 802.11/Bluetooth and 802.11/3G modems, and/or 802.11
connected smartphone, PDA or Internet appliance.

In8Stream™ is available for immediate license today. Licensees are
supported by an extensive development environment and verification


About 802.11

802.11 is a family of specifications for wireless local area networks
(WLANs) developed by a working group of the Institute of Electrical and
Electronics Engineers (IEEE). There are currently three specifications in
the family: 802.11, 802.11a and 802.11b. The most recently proposed
standard, 802.11g (which will be added late this year), offers wireless
transmission in the 2.4 GHz ISM band at data rates up to 54 megabits per
second (Mbps) compared with the 11 megabits per second of the 802.11b

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About PacketGenie™

Telematix Corporation has developed a unique packet processing
technology called PacketGenie™ which has been optimized for multi-protocol
wireless networking applications. PacketGenie™ along with the accompanying
software stack provides a flexible multi-protocol MAC and baseband
implementation, which can be configured to work with all planned variants
of the 802.11 standard. PacketGenie™ based designs are up to 75% smaller
in silicon die-size and consume a fraction of the power of traditional
DSP- and CPU- based implementations.

About Telematix

Telematix Corporation is a leading developer of secure,
high-performance and robust multi-protocol technology for wired and
wireless communication applications. Telematix's initial products are
focused on wireless local area networking for the home and enterprise
markets. Telematix is driving the evolution of next generation WLAN
technologies by extending the range of wireless networks while maintaining
an unsurpassed level of link reliability. Telematix's technology makes it
possible to use unlicensed band wireless technology to simultaneously
deliver voice, video and data to multiple clients within a single

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