Headquartered in Mountain View, California, CEVA is the world’s leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) primarily for the handset, portable and consumer electronics markets CEVA’s IP portfolio includes a wide range of programmable DSP cores and platforms with different price/performance metrics serving multiple markets, including cellular baseband, ISP, vision, HD audio, voice over packet (VoP), Bluetooth, Serial ATA (SATA), and Serial Attached SCSI (SAS).
CEVA’s state-of-the-art IP is primarily deployed in high volume markets, including wireless handsets (low cost phones, feature phones & smartphones), mobile computing (tablets, notebooks, e-Readers,machine-2-machine), smart grid, home entertainment (DVD/Blu-ray players, set- top boxes, digital TVs), game consoles (portable and home systems), solid state drives (SSDs), and telecommunication devices and applications (residential gateways, small cells and VoIP phones).
Today, CEVA’s technologies are widely adopted by the world’s leading semiconductor vendors, including Broadcom, Broadlight, Icom, Intel, Intersil, Marvell, Mediatek, Mindspeed, MStar, Nufront, NXP, PMC-Sierra, Renesas, Samsung, Sharp, Solomon Systech, Sony, Sequans, Spreadtrum, ST Ericsson, Sunplus, Toshiba, VIA Telecom and Xincomm. More than 3 billion CEVA-powered chips have shipped to date, and in 2011 alone, CEVA licensees shipped more than 1 billion CEVA-powered units to a wide range of end-markets. CEVA has 190 employees worldwide, with research and development facilities in Israel and Ireland and sales and support offices
in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Sweden, Israel, and the United States. CEVA is traded on NASDAQ (CEVA).
CEVA is the founding member of the ISG consortium. CEVA is committed to the Development of a dedicated computational platform (DSP) that targets the physical and MAC layers of existing and future communication standards, which will be integrated into a smart grid and will operate over the electricity grid and concurrently with it. The platform to be developed will support communication of end-user products in the customer’s environment as well as for smart meters. In addition, it will support short and long range communication protocols for smart grid use cases.