Actions Semiconductor Licenses Arteris FlexNoC Interconnect IP for Multimedia Application Processors

Actions Semiconductor Licenses Arteris FlexNoC Interconnect IP for Multimedia
                            Application Processors

Actions Semiconductor leverages silicon-proven network-on-chip (NoC)
technology to ease routing congestion and improve timing in next-generation
tablets

PR Newswire

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2013

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arteris, Inc., the inventor
and only supplier of silicon-proven commercial network-on-chip (NoC)
interconnect IP solutions, today announced that Actions Semiconductor Co.,
Ltd. (ADR) (NASDAQ:ACTS) has secured licenses for the Arteris^® FlexNoC™
interconnect IP for use in their multimedia application processors.

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Actions will use FlexNoC for front-end designs, ensuring that data-intensive
applications such as interactive animation and high resolution video do not
suffer from routing congestion or timing issues. As consumers demand tablets
with multiple, real-time functions, Actions' applications processors will meet
those requirements.

"At Actions Semiconductor, our goal is to provide a powerful platform with
differentiated features and cost-competitive total solutions for our
customers," said Mr. Shawn Li, CTO of Actions Semiconductor. "With the Arteris
FlexNoc interconnect IP, software tools and design support we have confidence
our multimedia application processors will magnify their innovations and speed
time to market."

"Arteris is excited that one of China's leading fabless semiconductor
companies chose our NOC interconnect IP to advance next generation
technology," said K. Charles Janac, President and CEO of Arteris. "FlexNoC
will enable SoC designers to deliver cutting edge solutions to
bandwidth-critical applications with ease."

About Arteris

Arteris, Inc. provides Network-on-Chip interconnect IP and tools to accelerate
System-on-Chip semiconductor (SoC) assembly for a wide range of applications.
Results obtained by using the Arteris product line include lower power, higher
performance, more efficient design reuse and faster development of ICs, SoCs
and FPGAs.

Founded by networking experts and offering the first commercially available
Network-on-Chip IP products, Arteris operates globally with headquarters in
Sunnyvale, California and an engineering center in Paris, France. Arteris is a
private company backed by a group of international investors including ARM
Holdings, Crescendo Ventures, DoCoMo Capital, Qualcomm Incorporated, Synopsys,
TVM Capital, and Ventech. More information can be found at www.arteris.com.

About Actions Semiconductor
Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (ADR) (NASDAQ:ACTS) is one of China's leading
fabless semiconductor companies that provides mixed-signal and multimedia SoC
solutions for portable consumer electronics. Actions Semiconductor products
include SoCs, firmware, software, solution development kits, as well as
detailed specifications of other required components and the providers of
those components. Actions Semiconductor also provides total product and
technology solutions that allow customers to quickly introduce new portable
consumer electronics to the mass market in a cost effective way. The company
is headquartered in Zhuhai, China, with Affiliates in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and
Shenzhen. For more information, please visit the Actions Semiconductor website
at http://www.actions-semi.com.

Arteris, FlexNoC and the Arteris logo are trademarks of Arteris. All other
product or service names are the property of their respective owners.

Contact:
Kurt Shuler
Arteris, Inc.
+1 408-470-7300
kurt.shuler@arteris.com

SOURCE Arteris, Inc.

Website: www.arteris.com