SigmaTel, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGTL) announced that it is participating in Embedded Alley (EA) Solutions’ Silicon Vendor Partner Program in order to provide an embedded Linux solution on SigmaTel’s STMP3700 product family and next generation processor families. With the addition of the Platform Optimized Embedded Linux SDK from EA Solutions, SigmaTel is now able to capture Linux based product designs.
“By leveraging SigmaTel and EA Solutions respective strengths, we are able to deliver real value to win Linux-based designs in the PMP market and allow expansion into new target markets,” stated Glen Burchers, director of marketing for SigmaTel.
“We are pleased to provide a Linux strategy for SigmaTel. Our commitment to the success of the final product using Linux extends beyond just delivering an EA platform solution. With the investment made by SigmaTel, we can cost-effectively assist any customer using their silicon and expedite end product development,” says Pete Popov, president and CEO of EA Solutions.
The EA SVPP provides a tailored embedded Linux solution containing the latest open source software specifically ported to the STMP3700 family of processors and is now available from SigmaTel.
SigmaTel is a fabless semiconductor company which designs, develops, and markets mixed-signal ICs for the consumer electronics market. The Company’s target market segments include portable media players, printers and digital televisions. SigmaTel provides complete, system-level solutions that include highly-integrated ICs, customizable firmware and software, software development tools and reference designs. The Company’s focus is on enabling customers to rapidly introduce and offer electronic products that are small, light-weight, power-efficient, reliable, and cost-effective. SigmaTel is ISO 9001:2000 certified and is committed to providing customers with high performance, quality products along with superior, worldwide customer service.