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MIPS Technologies

(MIPS Technologies, Inc., Mountain View, CA, www.mips.com) Founded in 1984 as MIPS Computer Systems Inc., the company merged with SGI in 1992 and spun off as an independent entity once again in 2000. MIPS is the designer of RISC-based microprocessors, which are made under license by NEC, Toshiba, Philips and others. They are widely used in myriad products, including printers and copiers, DVDs and digital TVs. MIPS also licenses its compilers and RISC/OS system software.

SGI computers used to be powered by MIPS CPUs, and earlier chips used an "R" designation as in R3000, R4000, R5000, etc. Subsequently, chip models fell into MIPS32 and MIPS64 families. See SGI.
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MIPS Technologies licenses its intellectual property (IP) to today's leading semiconductor companies, ASIC developers and system OEMs.
MIPS, MIPS32, 24K, 24KE, 34K and MIPS-Based are trademarks or registered trademarks of MIPS Technologies, Inc.
MIPS Technologies and its licensees offer the widest range of robust, scalable processors in standard, custom, semi-custom and application-specific products.
6 version of the Linux kernel developed by MIPS Technologies to enhance performance of Linux on the 24KE core family as well as the latest patches from TimeSys and MIPS Technologies.
Our collaboration has enabled designers to more easily bring complex SoC designs to market quickly and efficiently," said Russ Bell, vice president of marketing at MIPS Technologies.
We are happy to work with MIPS Technologies to port our popular ThreadX RTOS, our NetX TCP/IP stack and our FileX file system to the MIPS32 Architecture for these customers.
System vendors are increasingly turning to Passive Optical Networks to deliver cost-effective next generation broadband solutions and BroadLight is an acknowledged leader in PON components," said Russ Bell, vice president, marketing for MIPS Technologies.
Bourgoin is Chief Executive Officer and President, MIPS Technologies, Inc.
In addition to validating the reference flow, MIPS Technologies has completed the Magma IP verification process for the 24K family and the company has been added to the growing list of "Magma-Ready" IP providers.