Full TD-LTE PHY Functionality Implemented on Mindspeed SoC
Mar 22, 2011 – Buffalo Grove, Illinois
ArrayComm LLC and CEVA, Inc. [(NASDAQ: CEVA); (LSE: CVA)], today announced the successful demonstration of ArrayComm’s BasePort™ TD-LTE base station PHY running on high performance CEVA DSP cores. The demonstration was implemented on Mindspeed’s Transcede™ 4000 SoC and verified by a tier-1 operator.
“This milestone in TD-LTE technology development is a direct result of our strong collaborative relationship with CEVA and Mindspeed,” said Bruce Duysen, president of ArrayComm. “More than ever, wireless OEMs are requiring packaged hardware/software solutions from their suppliers in order to deliver a comprehensive LTE product portfolio.”
The performance demonstrated included channel bandwidths up to 20 MHz and user data rates to 64 QAM on two antennas.
“SoC technology will play a key role in the development of LTE infrastructure products,” said Eran Briman, vice president of marketing at CEVA. “We are pleased to join with ArrayComm and Mindspeed to take a leadership position in LTE technology advancement.”
“Some of the largest and rapidly growing LTE networks in the near future will utilize the TDD option,” said Alan Taylor, marketing director at Mindspeed. “It’s very important that Mindspeed has not only the best SoC platform, but is able to provide a complete solution in conjunction with a strong eco-system of partners, covering all our customers’ requirements.”
ArrayComm is a provider of physical layer solutions for wireless infrastructure and client device applications. The company’s comprehensive and flexible BasePort PHY solutions include optimized DSP software and hardware accelerators that save development costs and time-to-market. ArrayComm is a world leader in Multi-Antenna Signal processing, delivering commercial A-MAS™ software now that combines MIMO, beamforming, and interference cancellation to improve end user experiences and radio network economics through gains in coverage, client data rates, and system capacity.
About CEVA, Inc.
CEVA is the world’s leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) DSP cores and platform solutions for the mobile handset, portable and consumer electronics markets. CEVA’s IP portfolio includes comprehensive technologies for cellular baseband (2G / 3G / 4G), multimedia, HD video and audio, voice over packet (VoP), Bluetooth, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Serial ATA (SATA). In 2010, CEVA’s IP was shipped in over 600 million devices, powering handsets from 7 out of the top 8 handset OEMs, including Nokia, Samsung, LG, Motorola, Sony Ericsson and ZTE. Today, more than one in every three handsets shipped worldwide is powered by a CEVA DSP core. For more information, visit www.ceva-dsp.com.
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