April 7, 2004 -- MIPS Technologies, Inc. and Dai Nippon Printing Co, Ltd. (DNP) have formed an alliance where DNP will provide comprehensive System on Chip (SoC) design services utilizing the MIPS32 4KE processor family and MIPS64 5Kc and 5Kf cores.
"The industry-standard MIPS architecture features synthesizable and configurable options at low power consumption levels. These play an important role in helping reduce developmental lead-times for next-generation SOC applications. By offering our clients MIPS-Based solutions, DNP will emerge as a leading design center for the high-growth digital consumer electronics industry," said Yoshiyuki Nakagawa, director and general manager of Electronic Component Operations at DNP.
"DNP's customers in Japan and around the world now have the advantage of using DNP's design services expertise to base their future products upon an industry-standard hardware platform," said Jack Browne, vice president of worldwide sales at MIPS Technologies. "They can enjoy the benefits of a wealth of software tools and peripheral IP and ensure that their investment is secure for years to come."