For Third successive year, Ittiam Systems rated World’s Most Preferred DSP IP Provider

For Third successive year, Ittiam Systems rated World’s Most Preferred DSP IP Provider

January 24, 2007

Customer focus and all round innovation enable the company to retain the leadership position

Ittiam Systems today announced that the company has been rated as the world’s most preferred provider of digital signal processing (DSP) based intellectual property (IP) in the DSP Professionals Survey 2006, conducted by Forward Concepts, U.S.A. This is the third successive year in which the company has topped the survey both in software and hardware IP categories, following its position as the number one choice in 2004 and 2005.

Forward Concepts is a premier market research company specializing in DSP and related segments. It is highly regarded for its understanding and analysis of markets for DSP in the semiconductor and in the end equipment industries. In 2003 Forward Concepts initiated a survey for the now well-established DSP IP market. Since then its report has become an established reference of IP providers in this segment for both software and hardware categories.

“Winning this world-wide recognition for three years in a row is a very unique and remarkable accomplishment”, commented Will Strauss, President of Forward Concepts. “This is a sign of brand recognition and customers’ confidence in the company to provide DSP software and hardware IP”, he said.

According to Srini Rajam, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ittiam Systems, “All round innovation in Ittiam is centered on the customer and covers IP performance, delivery, support and licensing model. We are grateful to our customers for giving us this inspiring recognition”.

In 2006, Ittiam broadened its technology penetration through increasing number of end products in the market bearing its intellectual property and through tradeshows world over where leading edge products based on its IP were showcased by its partners and customers. The company launched its IP Video Phone Solution on Windows® Embedded CE 6.0 and Multi Format High Definition Video Decode Engine in the year.

About Ittiam

Ittiam Systems Private Limited, headquartered in Bangalore, is a technology product company singularly focused on digital signal processing systems in media and communication. The company operates through its network of offices and representatives around the world. Ittiam’s customers include Fortune 100 companies and are distributed across U.S., Europe, Japan and Asia. In 2004 and 2005 the company was rated as the ‘World’s Most Preferred DSP IP Supplier’ in a survey conducted by Forward Concepts Incorporated. In 2005 Ittiam had been selected by Red Herring into the top 100 private companies in Asia. For more details, visit www.ittiam.com.

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Tarana Uthayya
Ittiam Systems/20 : 20 MEDIA
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