ARM Acquires Advanced Display Technology From Cadence

ARM Acquires Advanced Display Technology From Cadence 
Cadence and ARM Deepen Collaboration on High-End Mobile Device
09/03/13 --  ARM (LSE: ARM) (NASDAQ: ARMH), the leading semiconductor
IP supplier, and Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a
leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced that
the companies have signed a definitive agreement for the sale and
transfer of Cadence PANTA display controller cores to ARM. The
agreement enhances the companies' long-standing ecosystem
collaboration and strengthens their technical alignment. 
Cadence's PANTA family of high-resolution display processor and
scaling coprocessor IP cores was co-developed in conjunction with ARM
and is targeted at advanced multimedia applications for high-end
mobile devices with ultra-low power consumption. 
"Display technology is critical to the mobile consumer's user
experience," said Pete Hutton, executive vice president and general
manager, Media Processing Division, ARM. "The addition of the PANTA
family of display cores to the ARM product portfolio will help our
ecosystem of partners get to market quickly with high-end displays
that are fully integrated with ARM's leading Mali(TM) graphics and
video solutions and protected with ARM TrustZone(R) security." 
Martin Lund, senior vice president of Cadence's IP Group, said, "ARM
and Cadence work together closely on many levels, including IP
integration, verification IP (VIP) for all ARM AMBA protocols, and
high-performance design solutions optimized for ARM cores. As a
result, both companies offer more tightly integrated solutions to our
mutual customers." 
About ARM
 ARM designs the technology that is at the heart of
advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer
entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage
devices. ARM's comprehensive product offering includes RISC
microprocessors, graphics processors, video engines, enabling
software, cell libraries, embedded memories, high-speed connectivity
products, peripherals and development tools. Combined with
comprehensive design services, training, support and maintenance, and
the company's broad Partner community, they provide a total system
solution that offers a fast, reliable path to market for leading
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About Cadence
 Cadence enables global electronic design innovation
and plays an essential role in the creation of today's integrated
circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence(R) software,
hardware, IP, and services to design and verify advanced
semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and
telecommunications equipment, and computer systems. The company is
headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with sales offices, design
centers, and research facilities around the world to serve the global
electronics industry. More information about the company, its
products, and services is available here. 
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