Cadence Selects Wipro-NewLogic's Wireless LAN IP for its Low-Power Methodology Kit

Lustenau, Austria (PressExposure) May 15, 2007 -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), the leader in global electronic-design innovation, has chosen Wipro-NewLogic, the semiconductor IP business unit of Wipro Technologies to license Wipro-NewLogic’s IEEE 802.11 a/b/g MAC and Modem for integration into its Low-Power Methodology Kit. By selecting Wipro-NewLogic technology, Cadence® will offer the Kit with a real-world representative design for 802.11 WLAN-enabled communication SoC solutions.

“Our WLAN IP enables Cadence to demonstrate that their Low-Power Methodology Kit is well suited for the development of complex SoC solutions that address low power wireless applications like VoWLAN and mobile multimedia clients”, said Mana Coste, Marketing Director at Wipro-NewLogic. “Our unique approach of an all-digital radio interface allows for a faster development time since the WLAN block will be free of any analog circuitry such as the ADC/DAC or even the WLAN PLL.”

The Cadence Low-Power Methodology Kit provides a comprehensive solution set specifically targeted at low-power designs. It enables engineers of all experience levels to incorporate advanced low-power techniques into their design while reducing risk, cost and development time. The Low-Power Methodology Kit comes with a wireless segment representative design for a chip that allows customers to go through a real-world example of a low-power chip design, even if Wipro-NewLogic’s IP inside the Kit has been obscured and does not have the full functionality of the production version. The Wipro-NewLogic IP solution not only features low-power operation, but also includes support for the latest Wi-Fi® specifications like WPA2TM and WMM®. Customers can contact Wipro-NewLogic directly for production license information.

“We selected Wipro-NewLogic as supplier for the WLAN IP in our Low-Power Methodology Kit because we wanted a proven and mature solution that fully complies with the IEEE 802.11 a/b/g standards,” said Bruce Jewett, vice president, product marketing, vertical kits at Cadence. “We also value the fact that their expertise covers the whole spectrum of a wireless transceiver: from software to signal processing, digital design as well as RF.”

For more information, please visit Media Contact: Tanja Stehle, Wipro-NewLogic, +43 5577 995-211,

Wipro-NewLogic is a subsidiary of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT)

About Wipro Wipro Technologies, a division of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) is the first PCMM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level 5 certified IT Services organization globally. Wipro Technologies was recently assessed at Level 5 for CMMI V 1.2 across offshore and onsite development center’s. Wipro is one of the largest product engineering and support service providers worldwide. Wipro provides comprehensive research and development services, IT solutions and services, including systems integration, Information Systems outsourcing, package implementation, software application development and maintenance services to corporations globally.

In the Indian market, Wipro is a leader in providing IT solutions and services for the corporate segment in India offering system integration, network integration, software solutions and IT services. Wipro also has profitable presence in niche market segments of consumer products and lighting. In the Asia Pacific and Middle East markets, Wipro provides IT solutions and services for global corporations. Wipro's ADS’ are listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and its equity shares are listed in India on the Stock Exchange - Mumbai, and the National Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit our websites at

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About Wipro-NewLogic

Wipro-NewLogic is a leading semiconductor design services provider and supplier of Intellectual Property (IP) cores for complex wireless and wireline applications; thanks to its expertise in complex transceivers, its CMOS RF and its design services capabilities, Wipro-NewLogic has become the partner of choice to design digital, RF and mixed signal CMOS SoCs (system-on-chip).

Wipro-NewLogic's IP portfolio includes Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11), Bluetooth, Ultra WideBand (UWB), FireWire (IEEE1394) and USB. The IP cores consist of software, digital signal processing & algorithms, silicon proven CMOS radios (RF) and mixed-signal blocks such as AFEs, ADC/DACs, PLLs.

Complementing its IP, Wipro's services cover the design cycle of integrated circuits from feasibility studies to digital/analog/RF design, including the development of complete RF-plus-digital SoCs (system-on-chip) up to GDSII. Wipro also has the capability to take a chip design from GDSII to volume production, managing the entire supply chain to deliver packaged ICs to its customers.

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Press Release Submitted On: May 15, 2007 at 4:06 am
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