Lattice LEADER Gains Electronic Product Development Expertise

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) announced that IRCONA, an Irish design services company specializing in leading edge electronic product development, has joined the Lattice LEADER Design Services Program, a highly select global network of companies. IRCONA will apply its expertise in very high-speed digital and embedded software design to expand the range of products in which Lattice devices are integrated. IRCONA has a long history of developing products based upon Lattice’s latest devices, and expects this relationship to expand with its membership in the LEADER program.

“We are extremely pleased to work with Lattice and to use their new generation FPGAs and other programmable logic devices,” said John Doody, Director, Product Development with IRCONA. “This partnership will allow IRCONA to continue to develop products for our customers using the latest technologies available. IRCONA is a recognized leader in the design of systems incorporating embedded processing cores and multi-GHz signaling topologies, and our membership in the LEADER program allows us to extend the reach of our design capabilities to a broader range of customers.”

“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. IRCONA 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 receives 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.

IRCONA have been responsible for delivering a range of complex products to market both on time and to plan. These products have generated in excess of $400M in revenues over the past eight years. We have worked with customers throughout the world, including Europe, USA and Japan, in providing Specialized Design Services. We work at the leading edge of technology and have built a reputation that enables access to key technologies for joint development, licensing and supply, ensuring rapid time to market and volume ramp.

We have developed a reputation for delivering disruptive products to various markets on time and to plan, setting global standards for high quality of design. Our specialties include high-speed processor-based design for Servers, Single Board Computers, Embedded Processing, Communications, Remote Management (embedded within products) and High Reliability. These markets cover Telecom, Computing and Medical Equipment. We offer support from the concept stage all the way through the product life cycle as required by our customers.

IRCONA is also a world leader in high-end complex BIOS customizations and a development partner for Phoenix Technologies, a world leader in BIOS solutions.

We are located in a 45,000 sq. ft., state of the art facility, in West Dublin, close to the M50 and Dublin Airport.

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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