Virage Logic, Tensilica Offer Power Optimization Web Seminar

Virage Logic Corporation (NASDAQ:VIRL), the semiconductor industry’s trusted IP partner and pioneer in Silicon Aware IP(TM), announced that it will partner with Tensilica to present a free online technical webinar titled “Optimize for Performance or Power with Tensilica and Virage Logic Core-Optimized IP Kits.”

The live webinar will be broadcast via TechOnLine on Wednesday, January 24, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. PST and 2:00 p.m. EST. Registration and information about the free, one-hour webinar is available.

Join this informative webinar to learn how customers can utilize easy, instant access to a series of jointly developed Core-Optimized IP Kits that are specifically tuned for each of the Tensilica Diamond cores, allowing designers to optimize for performance or power requirements that can help deliver a greater competitive advantage and shorten time-to-market. The Core-Optimized IP Kits target Tensilica’s Diamond Standard processors, a set of six off-the-shelf synthesizable cores that range from area-efficient, low-power controllers to an audio processor and a high-performance DSP, all of which lead the industry in their respective categories both in lowest power and highest performance. The Core-Optimized IP Kits provide access to Virage Logic’s silicon proven embedded memory IP and standard cell libraries to meet a variety of market requirements.

“As the industry’s trusted IP partner, Virage Logic is pleased to jointly provide our mutual customers with physical IP that is tuned to optimize the performance of Tensilica’s Diamond Standard product line processor cores,” stated Ken Potts, vice president of product marketing at Virage Logic. “By making the Core-Optimized IP Kits easily available on our website, this solution helps our customers to accelerate their silicon success.”

“We are pleased to work with Virage Logic to provide customers with physical IP optimized for our Diamond Standard processors,” said Steve Roddy, vice president of marketing at Tensilica. “With the introduction of the Core-Optimized IP Kits, we expect to help deliver a greater competitive advantage to our customers.”

About Virage Logic Corporation
Founded in 1996, Virage Logic Corporation (NASDAQ:VIRL) rapidly established itself as a technology and market leader in providing advanced embedded memory intellectual property (IP) for the design of complex integrated circuits. Today, as the semiconductor industry’s trusted IP partner, the company is a global leader in IP platforms comprising embedded memories, logic, and I/Os, and is pioneering the development of a new class of IP called Silicon Aware IP(TM). Silicon Aware IP tightly integrates Physical IP (memory, logic and I/Os) with the embedded test, diagnostic, and repair capabilities of Infrastructure IP to help ensure manufacturability and optimized yield at the advanced process nodes. Virage Logic’s highly differentiated product portfolio provides higher performance, lower power, higher density and optimal yield to foundries, integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) and fabless customers who develop products for the consumer, communications and networking, handheld and portable, and computer and graphics markets. The company uses its FirstPass-Silicon(TM) Characterization Lab for certain products to help ensure high-quality, reliable IP across a wide range of foundries and process technologies. The company also prides itself on providing superior customer support and was named the 2006 Customer Service Leader of the Year in the Semiconductor IP Market by Frost & Sullivan. Headquartered in Fremont, California, Virage Logic has R&D, sales and support offices worldwide.

About Tensilica
Tensilica offers the broadest line of controller, CPU and specialty DSP processors on the market today, in both an off-the-shelf format via the Diamond Standard Series cores and with full designer configurability with the Xtensa processor family. Tensilica’s low-power, benchmark proven processors have been designed into high-volume products at industry leaders in the digital consumer, networking and telecommunications markets. All Tensilica processor cores are complete with a matching software development tool environment, portfolio of system simulation models, and hardware implementation tool support.