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Tower licenses Virage Logic embedded memories

Posted: 09 Dec 2002 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:embedded memories? virage area? speed and power memory high-speed? sram? asap?

Wafer foundry Tower Semiconductor Ltd has licensed several of Virage Logic Corp.'s embedded memories as part of a multi-year licensing agreement. Products included are Virage's Area, Speed and Power (ASAP) Memory High-Speed (HS) and High-Density (HD) embedded SRAM memories, the ASAP ROM, the 2-port register file, and the 512Kb and 4Mb Self-Test and Repair (STAR) Memory System.

According to Tower, they have already successfully fabricated Virage's single port memories in silicon with high yields in their new Fab 2.

"The combination of Tower's specialized silicon technologies with Virage's application-optimized memory products offers a powerful synergy for IP suppliers and Foundry Service companies," said Krishna Balachandran, director of product marketing, Virage. "Our ongoing relationship with Tower will help companies bring innovative SoC products to market with faster and more cost-effectively."

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