Wireless infrastructure leader leverages high-performance and multi-core capabilities of CEVA-XC DSP to power software-defined radio platform for multi-mode base stations
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 13, 2013 / PRNewswire/ -- CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) platform solutions and DSP cores, today announced that ZTE Corporation has licensed the CEVA-XC DSP to power its next generation of high-performance, LTE TDD/FDD multi-mode base station System-on-Chips (SoCs). The programmable CEVA-XC DSP enables ZTE to develop a powerful, scalable software-defined radio (SDR) platform for networking infrastructure that can support multiple air interface standards for base station rollouts and upgrades, worldwide.
"With its capability to support multiple air interface standards including LTE and 3G in one platform, the flexible CEVA-XC DSP is an outstanding processor architecture to serve the future needs of cellular base station SoCs," said a spokesperson for ZTE. "The processing power and the inherent low heat dissipation offered by the CEVA-XC allow us to implement a software-centric platform, simplifying our product development and maintenance, and significantly improving our overall base station efficiency."
"We have made a significant R&D investment over the last few years to ensure that our CEVA-XC architecture is primed for wireless infrastructure applications," said Gideon Wertheizer, CEO of CEVA. "ZTE is a recognized leader in networking infrastructure worldwide with a strong commitment to be at the forefront of future trends. Their decision to adopt the CEVA-XC for its base station roadmap is a strong endorsement of our DSP technologies serving this high-performance market."
CEVA's industry-leading DSP cores power many of the world's leading wireless semiconductors, enabling unrivaled power consumption, performance and cost efficiencies in 2G / 3G / 4G solutions. CEVA has more than 45 baseband design wins to date, including more than 25 design wins for LTE and LTE-Advanced. The CEVA-XC family of DSPs is designed specifically to overcome the stringent power consumption, time-to-market and cost constraints associated with developing high-performance multimode baseband solutions. It supports multiple air interfaces for various applications such as cellular baseband, wireless infrastructure, connectivity, digital broadcast, satellite and smart grid. For more information, visit http://www.ceva-dsp.com/CEVA-XC-Family.
About CEVA, Inc.
CEVA is the world's leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) DSP cores and platform solutions for the mobile, portable and consumer electronics markets. CEVA's IP portfolio includes comprehensive technologies for cellular baseband (2G / 3G / 4G), multimedia (vision, imaging and HD audio), voice processing, Bluetooth, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Serial ATA (SATA). In 2012, CEVA's IP was shipped in over 1.1 billion devices, powering smartphones from many of the world's leading OEMs, including HTC, Huawei, LG, Nokia, Motorola, Samsung, Sony, TCL and ZTE. Today, more than 40% of handsets shipped worldwide are powered by a CEVA DSP core. For more information, visit www.ceva-dsp.com. Follow CEVA on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cevadsp.