PLDA Licenses PCI Express Xpressrich IP Core to Stream Processors

PLDA, the industry leader in the high-speed bus IP market, announced that Stream Processors, Inc. (SPI) has licensed PLDA’s XpressRich ASIC PCI Express IP core for use in its next generation of Storm(TM) stream processors. The PLDA IP core selected by SPI is an endpoint/rootport PCI Express core running in a shared silicon mode. The PLDA PCIe IP core is 100% PCI-SIG compliant and is fully interoperable and rigorously tested with leading PHY manufacturers.

“SPI’s has built a successful business based on our core differentiator – delivering leading performance in a C-programmable processor that enables next generation video and imaging applications” said Paul Filanowski, vice president of hardware engineering at SPI. “We chose PLDA as our IP partner for our next-generation Storm product line because of their dedication to quality, extensive silicon testing and robust customer support.”

“SPI’s innovative DSP products are designed to maximize performance and offers the flexibility needed for today’s rapidly evolving video and image processing environments,” said Stephane Hauradou, PLDA’s CTO. “The PLDA XpressRich ASIC IP core helps deliver the performance, ease-of-programming and reliability required to help SPI’s products compete in their market.”

About Stream Processors, Inc.
Stream Processors, Inc. (SPI) is a privately held fabless semiconductor company delivering an innovative stream processing architecture that helps consumer and industrial companies accelerate product development cycles and dramatically reduce system development costs. SPI was founded in 2004 to address the new era of compute-intensive applications requiring radically increased levels of processor performance and power efficiency. The company’s technology and products improve application productivity by making parallel processing easier to program and use.

About PLDA
PLDA designs and sells a wide range of ASIC and FPGA interfacing solutions for the PCI Express, PCI-X, PCI and derivative protocols. The company offers complete solutions, including IP cores, hardware, software, consulting services, and comprehensive technical support provided directly by the IP designers. Founded in 1996 and profitable since its inception, PLDA is privately owned. The company maintains offices in California and France, and has a strong international Distributor’s network.