MIPS Technologies, Inc.
MIPS Technologies and SiS Continue to
Drive Android™ into the Digital Home
SiS’ New Internet TV Platform Shipping Now; SiS Selects MIPS’
Newest Multicore Processor for Next Generation Development
SUNNYVALE, Calif. and HSINCHU, Taiwan – May 31, 2011 – MIPS Technologies, Inc.
(NASDAQ: MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for
digital home, networking and mobile applications, and Taiwan’s Silicon Integrated Systems Corp.
(SiS) announced their latest milestones in driving the Android™ platform into the digital home.
The companies collaborated to deliver an optimized Android solution on SiS’ new MIPS-
Based™ integrated internet TV platform, which is available now. SiS has also licensed the new
superscalar multiprocessing MIPS32® 1074Kf™ Coherent Processing System (CPS) for next
“Android is fundamentally changing the embedded world, enabling the industry to move beyond
fragmented, proprietary operating systems that use a number of different kernels, to a single
framework for application development. SiS and MIPS share a vision of how the power of
Android will transform the consumer entertainment experience in the digital home. We are
excited to work with SiS and other members of the Android on MIPS ecosystem to help make
this vision a reality,” said Art Swift, vice president of marketing and business development,
“We have collaborated closely with MIPS to deliver an ideal user experience through Android in
our MIPS-Based internet TV solutions. With our highly competitive products, we are helping to
expand the internet TV market segment beyond the high-end into the mainstream. With our
next-generation chip based on the 1074K CPS, targeting 1GHz frequency, our goal is to enable
more consumers to enjoy cloud entertainment in the digital era,” said Michael Chen, president of
The new highly-integrated internet TV platform from SiS leverages dual core high-performance
MIPS processors, and offers customized widgets and support for popular services including
YouTube, Facebook, eBay, Flickr, weather and finance, as well as online film rental. It supports
high-end graphics and enhanced video processing as well as Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1 for
Flash and video streaming on TV. It also supports video on demand recording and Skype for
internet communications. It is designed for seamless interoperability with other Android devices
such as tablets and smartphones, which can be used for remote control and video sharing. The
new internet TV platform is available now through SiS.
With its license of the MIPS32 1074K™ CPS, SiS will be able to leverage a new level of
performance for its next-generation designs. The 1074K CPS was designed to bring multicore
performance to the next generation of internet-connected multimedia products such as digital
televisions, Blu-ray players and set-top boxes (STBs), as well as home/wireless networking
products and tablet computers leveraging the popular Android operating system.
About Silicon Integrated Systems Corp. (SiS)
Founded in 1987, Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS) is a worldwide leader in the development of
leading-edge core logic chipsets. Over the last 20 years, its products have been widely used in
various applications such as Desktop PCs, notebook PCs, Embedded Systems, Wireless
Communications, Servers, and Digital Entertainment Devices. Going beyond the consumer
generation, SiS has sustained advances in the value proposition to customers that depend on
powerful core logic circuit design technology. SiS is providing advanced and excellent service in
the consumer product fields such as the HDTV chipsets, SSD controller, Projected Capacitive
Touch controller, and e-Book SoC total solutions. For more information about SiS, visit
About MIPS Technologies, Inc.
MIPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIPS) is a leading provider of industry-standard processor
architectures and cores for digital home, networking and mobile applications. The MIPS
architecture powers some of the world's most popular electronic products, including broadband
devices from Linksys, DTVs and digital consumer devices from Sony, DVD recordable devices
from Pioneer, digital set-top boxes from Motorola, network routers from Cisco, 32-bit
microcontrollers from Microchip Technology and laser printers from Hewlett-Packard. Founded
in 1998, MIPS Technologies is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with offices worldwide.
For more information, contact (408) 530-5000 or visit www.mips.com.
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