CEFRIEL Joins Lattice LEADER Design Services Program

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) announced that CEFRIEL, an Italian ICT (Information and Communication Technology) center of excellence in research, education and innovation, has joined the Lattice LEADER Design Services Program, a highly select global network of companies.

CEFRIEL will apply its heritage of innovation to hardware and software embedded platforms, integrating Lattice’s cutting-edge programmable logic technology with microprocessors and real-time operating systems. The partnership has already enabled CEFRIEL to begin development of an LVDS-PCIe (PCI Express) interface, based on advanced Lattice FPGA technology, for high-end server products.

“We are extremely pleased to work with Lattice and to use their new generation FPGAs and other programmable logic devices,” said Alfonso Fuggetta, CEO of CEFRIEL. “Through this partnership, we will continue to design and deliver embedded intelligence solutions to a broad variety of products, encouraging innovation in several industries. CEFRIEL is increasingly recognized by both private enterprises and public administrations as the single entry point that can help them identify, design and implement innovative solutions.”

“Our new FPGA products have been received enthusiastically in the global marketplace, and our need for superb design services partners continues to grow rapidly,” said Steve Donovan, Lattice corporate vice president of sales. “Our LEADER program creates value through close relationships among Lattice, our partners and, most importantly, our customers. CEFRIEL offers superior technical expertise, an impressive array of competencies and an unwavering focus on customer service and innovation.”

About LEADER Design Services Partners
The LEADER (Lattice Exclusive Alliance of Design Engineering Resources) program formalizes partnerships with a highly select, global network of premier design services companies. Through the LEADER program, Lattice evaluates, identifies, selects and supports design services companies that have committed to provide exceptional programmable logic design expertise and assistance to Lattice customers. Each partner is carefully selected by Lattice and is certified to have received extensive technical training in applying Lattice programmable logic solutions. The Lattice website profiles LEADER partners so that customers can select a LEADER company based on its location and specific expertise.

Since 1988, CEFRIEL has been a major center for technology transfer in the field of Information and Communication Technology and has become a leader in ICT research, innovation and education. CEFRIEL develops, evaluates and experiments with new technologies in an innovative approach to problem solving, establishing a unique multidisciplinary body of knowledge. CEFRIEL creates new knowledge and develops ICT concepts and applications that deliver pioneering solutions to real-world problems.

About Lattice Semiconductor
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation provides the industry’s broadest range of Programmable Logic Devices (PLD), including Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA), Complex Programmable Logic Devices (CPLD), Mixed-Signal Power Management and Clock Generation Devices, and industry-leading SERDES products. Lattice continues to deliver “More of the Best” to its customers with comprehensive solutions for system design, including an unequaled portfolio of high-performance, non-volatile and low-cost FPGAs. Lattice products are sold worldwide through an extensive network of independent sales representatives and distributors, primarily to OEM customers in communications, computing, industrial, consumer, automotive, medical and military end markets.

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