Trident Micro Licenses CEVA DSP for Set-Top Box and DTV Product Lines

Thursday, May 27th, 2010 
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SAN JOSE, Calif. — CEVA, Inc. [(Nasdaq: CEVA); (LSE: CVA)], the leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) platform solutions and DSP cores, today announced that Trident Microsystems (Nasdaq: TRID) has licensed CEVA’s DSP technology for demodulation in set-top box and television systems product lines. Trident’s recent acquisition of NXP Semiconductor’s television systems and set-top box business lines has established the Company as a global leader in digital home entertainment and a top three player in both the television and set-top box market segments.

“We are pleased to partner with Trident as they expand their digital home entertainment portfolio with a range of new and innovative products,” said Gideon Wertheizer, CEO of CEVA. “Our best-of-breed DSP cores continue to gain traction in the digital home entertainment arena and Trident, as a top three semiconductor supplier for DTV and set-top boxes, further strengthens our position in this lucrative market.”