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MIPS Technologies and Its Ecosystem Highlight Solutions for Next-Generation SoCs at COMPUTEX TAIPEI

(May 27, 2010)

TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 27, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- COMPUTEX TAIPEI -- MIPS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital consumer, home networking, wireless, communications and business applications, announced its program of events during COMPUTEX TAIPEI, being held June 1-5 at the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC) and Taipei International Convention Center (TICC). During the show, MIPS Technologies will deliver multiple presentations in a range of forums, and will host an invitation-only event for customers.

"Last year during COMPUTEX, we announced availability of the Android platform on the MIPS architecture, and since that time, we've made incredible strides in our work with Android," said Art Swift, vice president of marketing, MIPS Technologies. "This year we'll share the latest news on Android and other software platforms that are important for next-generation connected devices. We are also pleased to welcome key ecosystem companies and complementary IP providers to present their products and solutions that will help our customers develop compelling devices."

MIPS Presentations at COMPUTEX

During the Cloud Computing Technology Forum, Art Swift will deliver a presentation, "Consumer Electronics: Innovation for Cloud Computing." The presentation will take place at 3:10 p.m. on May 31st in the TICC third floor ballroom.

During the DIGITIMES Mobile Technology and Design Forum, Kevin Kitagawa, MIPS director of strategic marketing, will present, "The Future of Mobile Devices in the Digital Home." The presentation will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 2nd, in TICC Room 102.

MIPS Technologies Solutions Architect James Syu will deliver the presentation, "The Future Consumer Experience in an Android World," as part of the Taipei Computer Association Android Forum at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 2nd. The Forum will be held in TWTC Hall 1.

James Syu will also present during the Android Steps Ahead 2010/Taipei Conference at COMPUTEX. Sponsored by the Open Embedded Software Foundation (OESF), the event will be held in TICC Room 201A on Friday, June 4th from 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., with Mr. Syu's presentation at 3:00 p.m.

MIPS Customer Event at COMPUTEX

MIPS will host an invitation-only customer event during COMPUTEX, featuring several keynote presentations and demonstrations as well as a MIPS Ecosystem Pavilion. The event is sponsored by Adobe Systems, AllGo Systems, Cadence Design Systems, Chips&Media, Discretix, Home Jinni, Imagination Technologies, OESF, Sonics, Inc., Tensilica and Viosoft Corp. During the event, Art Swift will present, "Powering a Connected World" and Kevin Kitagawa, director of strategic marketing for MIPS Technologies, will present on key software platforms for the next generation of connected devices.

Keynote presentations include:

  • "Bringing Flash to the Digital Home, " Brian Yang, Adobe Systems

  • "Embedded Graphics and GPUs: the Key to Multimedia Rich Product Success," Mike Hopkins, Imagination Technologies

  • "Security Platform for the MIPS Architecture Powered by Discretix CryptoCell," Baruch Toledano, Discretix

  • "Qt and MeeGo: Enabling a Connected World of Smart Devices," Tom Miller, Nokia

  • "Selecting the Right HD Video IP for Multimedia Applications," Phillip Han, Chips&Media

  • "Eliminating DRAM Performance Bottlenecks in Embedded SoCs," James Mac Hale, Sonics, Inc.

  • "Powering a Connected Word - Enabling Android Based Products," Art Lee, Viosoft Corp.

Product demonstrations during the event include:

  • AllGo Embedded Systems will demonstrate its Android Application Extensions that bring key feature extensions to Android including uPnP/DLNA, DRM, third-party media player/components, media/protocol stacks, and more.

  • Cadence Design Systems will share its new paper, "EDA360 – The Way Forward for Electronic Design." EDA360 is a new vision and call-to-action for the electronics industry to address a shift in focus from design creation to integration.

  • Chips&Media will demonstrate its advanced video codec solution on an FPGA board with 16 CIF multi-channel and full HD (1920x1080p) multi-standard decoding such as H264, MPEG-4 and RMVB.

  • Imagination Technologies will demonstrate the latest in advanced graphics and visual technologies for set-top boxes, mobile, computing and embedded, utilizing both current and prototype devices and the latest SoCs.

  • OESF will demonstrate two MIPS-Based™ Android set-top boxes—a prototype from KDDI R&D Labs and a new product from Covia.

  • Sonics will demonstrate its latest on-chip network product, SNAP™ (Sonics Network for AMBA® Protocol), which is now available for both Windows and Linux. Sonics will show SNAP's GUI-based evaluation environment that supports both homogeneous and heterogeneous multicore SoCs and provides a simple, yet powerful tool for capturing and analyzing on-chip bus designs.

  • Viosoft will demonstrate its MIPS-Based Android porting and debug environment.

A range of MIPS licensees will showcase their products during COMPUTEX, including ALi Corp., Magic Pixel, Novatek, Ralink, Realtek, SiS and Trendchip.

For more information on COMPUTEX Taipei, visit

About MIPS Technologies, Inc.

MIPS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:MIPS) is a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores that power some of the world's most popular products for the home entertainment, communications, networking and portable multimedia markets. These include broadband devices from Linksys, DTVs and digital consumer devices from Sony, DVD recordable devices from Pioneer, digital set-top boxes from Motorola, network routers from Cisco, 32-bit microcontrollers from Microchip Technology and laser printers from Hewlett-Packard. Founded in 1998, MIPS Technologies is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with offices worldwide. For more information, contact (408) 530-5000 or visit

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