NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.
Feb. 19, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) platform solutions and DSP cores, and Mindspeed, (NASDAQ:MSPD), the leader in system on chip (SoC) solutions for small cells, today announced an extension to their strategic relationship with a Mindspeed license for the
DSP for use in their next-generation LTE-Advanced multi-mode small cell
® SoCs. Mindspeed licensed and deployed the
DSPs in their previous generation LTE SoCs, which are now in mass deployment with multiple operators.
Mindspeed's first products based on the CEVA-XC4000 are the Transcede T3400 and T4400. These SoCs leverages the 1GHz DSP processing speed and advanced multi-core capabilities of the CEVA-XC4000 to address smart enterprise small cells and metrocells with dual-mode capability, allowing both 3G (either HSPA/HSPA+ or TD-SCDMA) and simultaneous LTE/LTE-Advanced (either LTE FDD or TD-LTE). The CEVA-XC4000 provides the Transcede product line with a powerful software-defined platform, enabling a clear roadmap from 3GPP Release 10 (LTE-A) to Release 12 (LTE-B).
"CEVA and Mindspeed have enjoyed a strong and successful relationship for small cell SoCs, culminating in the first commercial rollout of our LTE products in 2012," said
Raouf Y. Halim
, Mindspeed's chief executive officer. "By deploying the CEVA-XC4000 DSP in our next-generation multi-mode designs targeting LTE-Advanced networks, we were able to significantly improve the performance and flexibility of the SoC, providing mobile operators with an outstanding solution for cost-effective, high-performance small cells."
"Mindspeed has been at the forefront of small cell innovation with their Transcede product line since its inception, and their latest SoC targeting LTE-Advanced microcells and metrocells continues their strong momentum," said Gideon Wertheizer, CEO of CEVA. "The T3400 and T4400 leverage our CEVA-XC4000 DSP to enable a software-based architecture for small cells, offering carriers a seamless transition to implement next generation multi-mode HSPA/LTE/LTE-A networks."