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Constellations™ Educational Webinar Series Brings Together Leading Companies to Inform Customers

Stars of the semiconductor IP ecosystem share their expertise biweekly in live, interactive webinars

Campbell, Calif. – February 14, 2013 – IPextreme, Inc. today announced the upcoming Constellations Educational Webinar Series, a joint effort among Constellations program members to offer high-quality, informative, interactive content to current and prospective customers. The Constellations Educational Webinar Series works as a companion to the Constellations Semiconductor IP Center, an ever-expanding online portfolio of semiconductor IP and IP-oriented EDA solutions. With the aim to engage and educate the semiconductor community on the quality solutions available to them, each Constellations member company will deliver fresh content on the second and fourth Thursday of each month in an online presentation and Q&A setting.

IPextreme kicks off the series with the first live webinar, “Putting the ColdFire Family to Work for You,” on Thursday, February 28, 2013, at 8:30AM PST. “Today's ColdFire embedded microprocessor IP cores provide users with a fast, powerful, and modern solution for embedded processing in any ASIC and FPGA design,” said Warren Savage, president and CEO of IPextreme. “We look forward to sharing the industry’s best-kept embedded microprocessor secret.”

Participation in the webinars is free, but space is limited. Participants are encouraged to register early to avoid disappointment. More information on the Constellations Educational Webinar Series—including full calendar, brief abstracts, and registration details—can be found at http://www.ip-extreme.com/constellations/webinars/index.shtml.

Webinar presentations will be archived on IPextreme’s IP WATCH video channel, which can be found at https://www.youtube.com/user/watchipextreme.

About Constellations
“Cooperate. Collaborate. Win.”

Constellations is a collective of independent IP companies working together at both the marketing and engineering levels to develop and promote advanced IP solutions. The program offers designers a broad IP portfolio in a central IP catalog. IPextreme initiated Constellations in 2010 and is the driving force behind the collective, serving as program organizer and facilitator.

Companies participating in Constellations offer complementary products, creating a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor IP from which customers can develop complete SoC solutions. The program is open only to non-competing companies to encourage teamwork and cooperation—member companies work together, share resources to promote mutual success, and participate in events together. Constellations member companies currently include: Atrenta Inc.; Certus Semiconductor; IPextreme, Inc.; Sonics, Inc.; and Recore Systems.

Products of Constellations companies are featured in the Constellations Semiconductor IP Center, powered by IPextreme’s Xena™ IP management system. The IP Center enables members to easily catalog, distribute, and support their products. Each member company is given a private area on the Xena cloud with full access to all capabilities of Xena. Registered guests can browse all available IP and services in the IP Center for free at https://constellations.xena-cloud.com.

Information on how to join the Constellations program is available at http://www.ip-extreme.com/partners/constellations.shtml.

About IPextreme, Inc.
IPextreme is an industry leader in the commercialization and licensing of semiconductor IP (intellectual property). Working with other leading companies in the semiconductor industry, such as Freescale, Infineon, Motorola, National Semiconductor, and Texas Instruments, IPextreme provides a rich portfolio of famous IP to hundreds of SoC designers worldwide. IPextreme also licenses its proprietary Xena cloud-based technology to other IP and semiconductor companies, providing a secure environment for the marketing, evaluation, licensing, management, and support of their IP portfolios.

Founded in 2004, IPextreme has over 100 customers in more than twenty countries. Offices are located in Campbell, California; Munich, Germany; and Tokyo, Japan, with representatives in China, India, Israel, Korea, and Taiwan.