Si-Gate GmbH Joins ARM Connected Community

Stuttgart, Germany - October 15, 2004 - Si-Gate GmbH today announced it is a new member in the ARM® Connected Community. As part of the ARM Connected Community, Si-Gate GmbH will gain access to a full range of resources to help it market and deploy innovative solutions that will enable developers to get their ARM Powered® products to market faster.

Si-Gate GmbH develops products and electronic solutions for the automotive and OEM markets, and offers custom development of Automotive Electronic Control Units for both prototyping and low volume production runs. Si-Gate also develops Embedded Software and custom FPGA Code/IP Development, with a core focus on the application of State-of-the-Art Technology into new automotive systems.

"By combining our experience in developing Automotive Electronic Control Units (ECU) together with the ARM architecture, we believe we can offer our customers powerful, configurable, and timely solutions to meet the upcoming challenges of integrating new technologies into the automotive environment. Most of our Automotive ECU development platforms contain a Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), which allow us to rapidly configure ARM technology-based solutions with custom IP so that our customers can reduce their time-to-market with new products without expensive ASIC or SoC developments," said Robert Newberry, Managing Director of Si-Gate GmbH.

The ARM Connected Community is a global network of companies aligned to provide a complete solution, from design to manufacture and end use, for products based on the ARM architecture. ARM offers a variety of resources to Community members, including promotional programs and peer-networking opportunities that enable a variety of ARM Partners to come together to provide end-to-end customer solutions.

The ARM Connected Community also enables Si-Gate GmbH to utilize the ARM Connected Community logo, which is an easy way for customers to recognize that Si-Gate GmbH has proven their commitment and expertise in support of the ARM architecture.

"By joining the ARM Connected Community, which now comprises more than 275 companies, Si-Gate GmbH increases the large portfolio of skills, products and services that are centered around the ARM architecture, and currently available to developers worldwide," said Mary Inglis, Director of OS and Alliances, ARM.

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