Monday, March 16, 2009


Market share: "In 2008, analyst firm Gartner Inc. reported CEVA’s share of the licensable DSP market at 61%."

Customers and end market brands: "Our technologies are widely licensed and power some of the world’s leading consumer electronics and semiconductor companies, including Broadcom, Ericsson, Freescale, Infineon, InterDigital, Intersil, Marvell, Mediatek, Mindspeed, NXP, RadioFrame Networks, Renesas, Samsung, Sharp, Solomon Systech, Sony, Spreadtrum, ST Wireless, STMicroelectronics, Sunplus, Thomson, VIA Telecom and Zoran.......In 2008, CEVA’s licensees shipped 307 million CEVA-powered chipsets targeted for a wide range of diverse end markets, an increase of 36% over 2007 shipments of 227 million chipsets. To date, over one billion CEVA-powered chipsets have been deployed by the world’s top consumer electronics brands, including ASUS, Amoi, Casio, Dell, Fujitsu, Haier, i-mate, Lenovo, LG Electronics, Nintendo, Nokia, Palm, Panasonic, Philips, Pioneer, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Sony Ericsson, Toshiba and ZTE."

Patent foundation: "Our patents relate to our DSP cores, DSP-based subsystems and application-specific platform technologies. As of December 31, 2008, we hold 40 patents in the United States and seven patents in the EME (Europe and Middle East) region with expiration dates between 2013 and 2022. In addition, as of December 31, 2008, we have 11 patent applications pending in the United States, one pending patent application in Canada, eight pending patent applications in the EME region and three pending patent applications in Asia Pacific (APAC)."

  • Total 187
  • R&D 128
  • Sales and marketing 20
  • Technical support 15
  • Administration 24