Electronics Production | February 02, 2011
Fujitsu signs corporate license with Tensilica
Fujitsu Limited has signed a multi-year corporate license for Tensilica's audio, baseband DSP (digital signal processor) and dataplane processor units (DPUs).
These are a combination of highly efficient DSP and embedded control processor cores for SOC (system-on-chip) design that can be optimized to achieved 10x to 100x speed and power improvements. The contract includes access to Tensilica IP cores for all Fujitsu divisions. "In the development of our next-generation high-performance mobile terminals, we realized the great performance, power and time-to-market benefits of Tensilica's technology," stated Minoru Sakata, president, Mobile Phones Unit, Fujitsu Limited. "This is why we have decided to expand its use throughout our product lines." "Fujitsu is a leading ICT (information and communications technology) provider worldwide," stated Jack Guedj, Tensilica's president and CEO. "We are excited about their success to date using Tensilica's audio, baseband DSPs and DPUs. We look forward to working closely with this outstanding company as they develop new products with our technology."