|[August 22, 2013]
THine Licenses Mentor Graphics Its V-by-One® HS Technology
TOKYO --(Business Wire)--
THine Electronics, Inc. (JASDAQ:6769), the global leader in high-speed
serial interface and provider of mixed-signal LSI, today announced that
Mentor Graphics (News - Alert) Corporation (NASDAQ:MENT), the world leader in
electronic hardware and software design solutions has licensed THine's
V-by-One® HS technology.
V-by-One® HS technology has been developed by THine to make
internal interface smarter and less expensive for various markets such
as flat panel displays, document processing systems, security systems,
robotics, and automotive infotainments. Especially, V-by-One®
HS has been widely accepted as the de facto standard in flat panel
Mentor Graphics accelerates its customers' time-to-market in developing
their systems-on-chip (SoCs) by embedding V-by-One® HS,
licensed from THine, in their latest-generation verification solutions.
This signals the increased use of V-by-One® HS technology in
companies developing LSIs worldwide.
"Mentor Graphics is delighted to announce our partnership with THine
Electronics to license their leading technology for V-by-One®
HS," said Eric Selosse, vice president and general manager, Mentor
Graphics Emulation Division. "The partnership has allowed us to deliver
high-performance, emulation-ready verification IPs for use with our
best-in-class Veloce® emulator for this important protocol,
which are deployed at world-leading electronics companies. With this new
product and partnership, Mentor Graphics strengthens its position as the
premier vendor for hardware and software emulation solutions in a
variety of multimedia market segments, including flat panel TV displays."
THine Electronics Pesident and CEO, Kazutaka Nogami noted, "It is an
honorable partnership that THine licensed its V-by-One® HS to
Mentor Graphics, one of the world best partners. While THine has made
more than 280 contracts related to V-by-One® HS, THine plans
to penetrate V-by-One® HS more by licensing the technical
specification to potential users, including Mentor Graphics customers.
THine delivers value of high-speed interfaces with less costs to many
Key benefits of V-by-One®
- High transmission quality with high performance equalizer in noisy
- High data transmission quality solving cable skew
problems with high speed Seriarizer/Deserializer using clock data
recovery (CDR) technology
- Lower electro-magnetic interference
(EMI) with clock embedded transmission, no reference clock at receiver
Reduction of total cost and board space by optimizing cables and
- Seamless transition to V-by-One® HS
minimizing change of device input/output and peripheral design
Lower energy consumption with variable transmission speed: 600 Mbps to
About Mentor Graphics
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and
software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and
award-winning support for the world's most successful electronic,
semiconductor and systems companies. Established in 1981, the company
reported revenues in the last fiscal year of about $1,090 million.
Corporate headquarters are located at 8005 S.W. Boeckman Road,
Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-7777. World Wide Web site: http://www.mentor.com/.
About THine Electronics, Inc.
THine Electronics Incorporated is a fabless maker that provides
innovative mixed signal LSI and analog technologies such as V-by-One®HS,
LVDS, other high-speed data signaling, timing controller,
analog-to-digital converter (ADC (News - Alert)), image signal processor (ISP), and
power management in growing niche markets for our customers' solutions,
targeting its strategic markets in flat screen TVs, smart phones,
document processing, amusement, industrial application, and automotive
markets. THine is headquartered in Tokyo, and has subsidiaries in
Taipei, Seoul, Hong Kong, and Shenzhen - Qianhai Special Economic Zone.
THine Electronics is listed on JASDAQ of Tokyo Stock Exchange under the
security code of 6769. For more information, please visit http://www.thine.co.jp/index_e.php.
Mentor Graphics, Mentor and Veloce are registered
trademarks of Mentor Graphics Corporation.
THine and V-by-One are
registered trademarks of THine Electronics, Inc.
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or product names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of their
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