Rambus Expands Agreement with Freescale Semiconductor

  Rambus Expands Agreement with Freescale Semiconductor

 Agreement covers Rambus RRAM, memory, and serial link interface technologies
               and provides a platform for future collaboration

Business Wire

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & AUSTIN, Texas -- September 23, 2013

Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS), the innovative technology solutions company that
brings invention to market, today announced it has signed an agreement with
Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE:FSL) that expands the relationship between the
companies. The agreement extends Freescale’s access to Rambus’ innovations for
memory controllers and serial links. Additionally, the expanded agreement
provides Freescale with the ability to collaborate on Rambus’ resistive memory
technology for embedded applications (eRRAM).

“We are pleased to expand our agreement with Freescale Semiconductor, a leader
in embedded processing solutions,” said Kevin Donnelly, senior vice president
and general manager of the Memory and Interface Division at Rambus. “This
agreement and our collaboration with Freescale exemplify our ability to
provide additional value to Freescale with our eRRAM technology, and we look
forward to our broadening relationship with the Freescale team.”

“Rambus’ resistive memory eRRAM technology promises to be a compelling
solution for non-volatile memory in the embedded processing market, and we
look forward to working with Rambus to jointly explore this technology,” said
David Kramer, director, Freescale Discovery Labs, Freescale Semiconductor.

The expanded agreement extends the terms of the existing license agreement
until 2018. Other terms of the agreement are confidential.

About Rambus Inc.

Rambus is the innovative technology solutions company that brings invention to
market.Unleashing the intellectual power of our world-class engineers and
scientists in a collaborative and synergistic way, Rambus invents, licenses
and develops solutions that challenge and enable our customers to create the
future. While best known for creating unsurpassed semiconductor memory
architectures, Rambus is also developing world-changing products and services
in security, advanced LED lighting and displays, and immersive mobile media.
Additional information is available at rambus.com.

About Freescale

Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) is a global leader in embedded processing
solutions, providing industry-leading products that are advancing the
automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets.  From microprocessors
and microcontrollers to sensors, analog integrated circuits and connectivity,
our technologies are the foundation for the innovations that make our world
greener, safer, healthier and more connected. Some of our key applications and
end-markets include automotive safety, hybrid and all-electric vehicles,
next-generation wireless infrastructure, smart energy management, portable
medical devices, consumer appliances and smart mobile devices. The company is
based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development,
manufacturing and sales operations around the world. freescale.com.

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Contact:

Schwartz MSL for Rambus
Darah Roslyn, 415-512-0770
rambus@schwartzmsl.com
 
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