Navigation Links
Samplify Evolves Business Model From IP Developer to Semiconductor Supplier; Now Targets Multi-Billion Dollar Market
Date:10/20/2008

New Class of Silicon Merges High-Performance Data Conversion With Real-Time

Signal Compression

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Samplify Systems, Inc., provider of mixed-signal compression solutions, today announces its move from intellectual property (IP) provider to a fabless semiconductor company with the announcement of its first silicon products. (See today's related press release: Samplify Announces SAM1600 Family) Samplify maximizes the system value of its real-time data compression technology by integrating it into the data converter. This move positions the company to immediately address the multi-billion dollar data conversion and ASSP markets as application commoditized data converters become integrated with ASSPs.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080411/AQF028LOGO)

Market research firm Gartner predicts the data converter market will grow at a cumulative annual growth rate of 5.3 percent to over $3.9B by 2011. "The data converter market remains an attractive segment with growth rates exceeding that of the overall semiconductor industry," said Stephan Ohr, semiconductor analyst at Gartner. "However, data converters are increasingly integrated onto larger systems-on-chip (SoC). While this occurs frequently in consumer applications, it is now being applied to industrial, scientific, and medical applications as well."

According to Samplify, the company has penetrated a number of these markets with its Prism(TM) signal compression technology over the past 18 months. Moreover, the company's customers have been pushing Samplify to move compression closer to the analog domain to provide benefits throughout the entire signal chain.

Al Wegener, Samplify founder, chairman, and CTO, notes, "Creating 'intelligent data converters' by integrating the compression engine with data converters is the logical and most exciting approach for our industry. As important, this new business model allows us to bring a new design methodology for applications requiring compression/conversion at the front end, while allowing us to create more opportunities for decompression in FPGAs and software on the back end."

Tom Sparkman, Samplify CEO added, "With the introduction of the SAM1600 family, we now provide a complete compression solution with silicon, FPGA, and software products. In addition, the SAM1600 family also demonstrates our ability to integrate high-performance analog with sophisticated digital processing on advanced CMOS processes. This capability allows us to leapfrog incumbent providers, who have legacy foundries, in the functionality and value we can provide to customers moving forward."

About Samplify Systems

Samplify Systems, Inc. is a fabless mixed-signal semiconductor company that combines high performance analog with sophisticated digital processing to deliver a new class of intelligent data converters. Samplify provides the only real-time lossless and lossy compression solutions for high-speed sampled data systems. Delivering simply the bits that matter(R), Samplify's Prism(TM) compression technology turbo-charges the I/O subsystem of Samplify data converters, reducing bandwidth and storage bottlenecks in DSP systems without the power, area, and cost of brute-force hardware solutions. Samplify targets real-time embedded applications in medical imaging, wireless, defense, communications, and industrial markets. Samplify Systems is a privately held company based in Santa Clara, CA with over $11M in investment from Charles River Ventures and Formative Ventures. For more information, visit http://www.samplify.com.

Prism(TM) is a trademark and "simply the bits that matter(R)" is a registered trademark of Samplify Systems.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Samplify Systems, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Samplify Systems Announces Distribution Agreement With Tokyo Electron Device Limited, Broadening Availability of Signal Compression Technology
2. Samplify Systems Announces Availability of Compression for Computed Tomography; Integrated Slip-Ring Solution to be Jointly Developed with Schleifring und Apparatebau and Tokyo Electron Device Ltd.
3. Samplify Systems Adds Computed Tomography Expert Carl Crawford to Technical Team
4. Samplify Systems Announces Availability of Samplify for Windows Release 2.6, and Samplify for Windows Embedded Edition, Transforming RF Data Recording Applications with X-COM Systems
5. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Evolves its Role, Commits to Health and Wellness of Members and Communities
6. Lumension Security to Host Industry Webinar on Protecting Vital Business Data
7. Workplace Privacy & Security as a Business Strategic Advantage
8. deCODE Conducting Strategic Review to Sharpen the Focus of its Long-term Business
9. Bull Continues Repositioning and Announces the Acquisition of its Medicaid Solutions Business in the United States by Ingenix
10. Academic Medicine Means Business for Ohio: $37.2 Billion Economic Impact for the State
11. SAP Appoints John Papandrea to Lead Healthcare Business Unit
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand ... project," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s ... within Final Cut Pro X . Simply select a ProHand generator and drag ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of moderation, ... the latter, setting the bar too high can result in disappointment, perhaps even self-loathing. ... toward their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com reveals that behind the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) learned during ... two significant new grants to support its work to advance research and patient ... recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists for their work in fighting pulmonary hypertension ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... TX (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... People ... part in Genome magazine’s Code Talker Award, an essay contest in which patients and ... an award to be presented at the 2016 National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... , ... National recruitment firm Slone Partners is pleased to announce ... experience, as Vice President of North American Capital Sales at HTG Molecular . ... sales team in the commercialization of the HTG EdgeSeq system and associated reagents in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016 Research ... "Structural Electronics 2015-2025: Applications, Technologies, Forecasts" ... In-Mold Electronics, Smart Skin, Structural Health ... Structural electronics involves electronic and/or electrical ... structures, replacing dumb structures such as vehicle bodies ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Calif. , June 24, 2016  American Respiratory Labs (ARL), ... is now able to perform sophisticated lung assessments in patients, homes, ... , Inc. Patients are no longer limited to ... EasyOne PRO ® , ARL patients like Jeanne R. of ... in the comfort of her own home. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016   Pulmatrix, Inc ... company developing innovative inhaled drugs, announced today that it ... Russell Investments reconstituted its comprehensive set of U.S. ... "This is an important milestone for Pulmatrix," said ... increase shareholder awareness of our progress in developing drugs ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: