HSINCHU,Taiwan; Sunnyvale, California (November 13, 2007) – Vivante Corporation and Global Unichip Corp. (GUC; TW:3443), a leading SoC design foundry, today announced that GUC has selected Vivante’s silicon proven scalable 2D and 3D graphics solutions for GUC's system-on-chip (SoC) designs. The agreement gives GUC access to Vivante’s Mobile Visual RealityTM solutions for customer SoC designs targeting mobile handsets, low power computing, personal media and navigation, and other consumer applications, on which the user’s visual experience makes the difference.
"We decided to partner with Vivante on graphics technology because of their ability to deliver a scalable solution that is extremely area and power efficient across a wide range of consumer applications," said Jim Lai, president and COO of GUC. "As a leading SoC design foundry, GUC is constantly looking for ways to bring proven, differentiated technology to our customers."
"Vivante is proud to partner with world class SoC design foundry GUC to deliver 2D and 3D mobile graphics acceleration solutions to GUC customers," said Wei-Jin Dai, CEO, Vivante Corporation. "Mobile Visual Reality will help GUC tailor customers’ products with solutions ranging from 2D accelerated user interfaces to PC quality gaming on handheld devices."
About Vivante Corporation
Vivante Corporation is a privately held graphics technology company focusing on licensing 2D and 3D Mobile Visual RealityTM technology for the handheld market. Architected from the ground up to provide the same visual reality found on PCs and game consoles, but with far less power consumption and die size, Vivante's mission is to enable our partners to differentiate their mobile products with PC-quality visual reality. Vivante Corporation is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California with a subsidiary in Shanghai, China. For more information, visit http://www.vivantecorp.com.
About Global Unichip Corp.
Global Unichip Corp. (GUC), a dedicated full service SoC (System On Chip) Design Foundry based in Taiwan, was founded in 1998. GUC provides total solutions from silicon-proven IPs to complex time-to-market SoC turnkey services. GUC is committed to providing the most advanced and the best price-performance silicon solutions through close partnership with TSMC, GUC¡¯s major shareholder, and other key packaging and testing power houses. With state of the art EDA tools, advanced methodologies, and experienced technical team, GUC ensures the highest quality and lowest risks to achieve first silicon success. GUC has established a global customer base throughout Greater China, Japan, Korea, North America, and Europe. Its track-record in complex SoC designs has brought benefits to customers in time to revenue at the lowest risk. For more information, please visit http://www.globalunichip.com
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