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Transmeta sees slow ramp for 90nm processors amid losses

Posted: 23 Jul 2004 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:90nm processor? transmeta?

Amid a slower-than-expected ramp for its new 90nm processor products, Transmeta Corp. Thursday (July 22, 2004) said revenue for the second quarter of fiscal 2004 was $6 million. The figure is up 15 percent from $5.2 million in the first quarter of 2004 and up 18 percent from $5.1 million in the second quarter of 2003.

GAAP net loss for the second quarter of 2004 was $25.5 million, or a loss of $0.15 per share. This compares with a GAAP net loss of $23.4 million, or a loss of $0.14 per share in the first quarter of 2004 and a GAAP net loss of $22 million or a loss of $0.16 per share in the second quarter of 2003.

Despite the losses, the company claims it's making progress with its new 90nm processors, dubbed Efficeon. The chips are made on a foundry basis by Fujitsu Ltd.

However, the products are taking longer-than-expected to ramp. "Our demonstration of 1.6GHz 90nm Efficeon processors at Computex in June was well received by existing as well as potential customers and partners," said Matthew R. Perry, president and CEO of Transmeta, in a statement.

"In fact, our first 90nm customer plans to launch its product late in the third quarter," he said. "We also sampled our first 1.7GHz 90nm Efficeon during the second quarter. We expect some additional Efficeon systems to ship in 2004; however, due to market dynamics and customer resource constraints, the majority of the Efficeon designs are expected to ship in 2005."

- Mark LaPedus

Silicon Strategies





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