LDIC Announces Intellectual Property and Integrated Circuits Manufacturing Agreement with NEC Electronics, Commercializing the “TRUE SINGLE CHIP HDD” for Hard Disk Drive Applications
PRNewswire - San Jose, Calif., December 13, 2002
LDIC, the technology leader in the development of Super Integration, Storage, Communication solutions and Mixed Signal Technology has completed its Intellectual Property licensing for Read-Write Channel as well as manufacturing technology of 0.25 and 0.18 micron BiCMOS technology with NEC Microelectronics.
The license agreements provide LDIC the capability to expedite “True Single Chip HDD” products to market with the highest level of quality and manufacturability. This allows LDIC to incorporate new features and technologies into their products, reducing cost, power dissipation and development time, all of which significantly benefit their customers. LDIC has also negotiated manufacture of integrated chipsets using NEC fabrication.
“LDIC and NEC Electronics are recognized technology and market leaders in their own particular categories. This agreement will enable LDIC to build on proven I.P. and manufacturing capabilities to HDD’s Single Chip Solution to our customers” said Mehdi Bathaee, President and CTO of LDIC.
“LDIC's announcement proves its leadership and building value in the HDD business, enabling Disk Drive Companies to reduce their costs, power dissipation, architecture differentiation and enabling the HDD application into consumer electronics” said Mehdi Bathaee.
LDIC’s “Total Solution” includes GMR-Pre-Amp, HDD-Single Chip, and Firmware, providing the biggest differentiation by customizing chips to customer needs.
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LDIC is a privately held company that provides Storage I.C., Communication I.C., NAS/SAN, as well as the highest level of IP cores including 1Gbit/s PHY, PCS and MAC. LDIC provides Single Chip Multi-port 1Gb/s Level-2 Switches for the communication market. LDIC also provides System On Chip (SOC), Pre-Amp, Read-Channel and Motor Controller for Storage products. Please visit the LDIC home page at http://www.ldic.com.