ChipStart LLC, a provider of semiconductor intellectual property (SIP), and DELTA Microelectronics, a provider of ASIC services for the semiconductor industry, announced a new joint venture this week. The relationship will involve the sale, marketing and global representation of DELTA’s design services, including its production and test capabilities through ChipStart’s extensive sales channel.
“We are extremely pleased to be in a position to take advantage of DELTA’s intimate knowledge of the mobile payment, RFID and sensor markets and to be able to offer their extensive portfolio of solutions,” said Howard Pakosh, President and Chief Executive Officer of ChipStart. “By officially recognizing this partnership, we are continuing to grow our capabilities and services giving our customers the tools necessary to develop next generation technologies.”
“DELTA Microelectronics is happy to team with ChipStart. Their portfolio is complementary to DELTA’s, so we expect that our customers can gain significant synergies from this cooperation,” said DELTA’s Vice-President of Sales and Marketing, Gert Jørgensen.
ChipStart will promote DELTA Microelectronics’ ASIC Design Services to system houses and semiconductor communities throughout North America, with the specific focus on chips used in the areas of mobile payment systems, RFID, optical systems and sensor systems.
ChipStart is a semiconductor intellectual property solution company based in Palo Alto, California. ChipStart provides sales, marketing, and support engagement solutions for companies that commerce third party semiconductor intellectual property, high quality pre-verified subsystem solutions, and support design services for ASIC and fabless semiconductor companies. ChipStart products are used as critical components of communications, consumer and computing products including switches, routers, modems, cellular phones, set-top boxes, HDTVs, DVD players and PCs.