Wintegra Announces Participation in WiMAX Forum PlugFest.
FREDERICK, Md. -- Wintegra([R]) Inc., a fabless semiconductor company A fabless semiconductor company specializes in the design and sale of hardware devices implemented on semiconductor chips. It achieves an advantage by outsourcing the fabrication of the devices to a specialized semiconductor manufacturer called a semiconductor foundry or "fab. targeting the access infrastructure market, announced today that it is participating in the WiMAX Forum PlugFest that is taking place this week. Wintegra is one of 19 industry-leading companies who are working together to advance interoperability. Wintegra is collaborating at the event with picoChip, whose WiMAX PHY See physical layer and physical. is accepted as a de facto [Latin, In fact.] In fact, in deed, actually.
This phrase is used to characterize an officer, a government, a past action, or a state of affairs that must be accepted for all practical purposes, but is illegal or illegitimate. industry standard.
"Wintegra is firmly committed to the WiMAX Forum's goal of ensuring interoperability, and is proud to be taking part in this event," said Mike Phillip, Vice President of Software Systems at Wintegra. "Our WinHDP (Wintegra Hardware Development Platform) is now in full production and has been shipped to numerous WiMAX customers worldwide, including North America, Europe, Israel, Japan and Taiwan. We intend to progress to full certification - to achieve the WiMAX Forum Certified[TM] seal - as rapidly as possible."
The WinHDP integrates picoChip's picoArray[TM] multi-core digital signal processor A digital signal processor (DSP) is a specialized microprocessor designed specifically for digital signal processing, generally in real-time computing. Characteristics of typical Digital Signal Processors
WiMAX Forum PlugFests are designed to provide WiMAX equipment suppliers with the opportunity to test and assess the interoperability of their pre-certified products and equipment, in advance of final certification testing.
About Wintegra, Inc.
Wintegra is a leading provider of access processing semiconductors enabling the delivery of new services for the evolving communications network infrastructure. Its access processors and networking software provide the essential intelligence and upgradeability for infrastructure equipment to support the emerging networks based on the convergence of voice, video, data and wireless services. Wintegra-based solutions are available for a wide range of communication platforms such as wireless infrastructure; digital subscriber line See DSL.
(communications, protocol) Digital Subscriber Line - (DSL, or Digital Subscriber Loop, xDSL - see below) A family of digital telecommunications protocols designed to allow high speed data communication over the existing copper telephone lines between end-users and , or DSL DSL
in full Digital Subscriber Line
Broadband digital communications connection that operates over standard copper telephone wires. It requires a DSL modem, which splits transmissions into two frequency bands: the lower frequencies for voice (ordinary ; Multi-service Access; voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP; and access routers and are used by many of the leading telecom and networking equipment manufacturers worldwide. More information is available at www.wintegra.com.