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Micro Magic, Inc. Announces Major Sale of EDA Software to SiByte, Inc.
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Micro Magic, Inc. Announces Major Sale of EDA Software to SiByte, Inc.

SiByte standardizes on MMI Software and Methodology for Low-power, High-speed IC Design

Sunnyvale, CA - June 8, 1999 - Micro Magic, Inc. (MMI) today announced that SiByte, Inc. has purchased its software products for IC design. Micro Magic, Inc. provides electronic design automation (EDA) software and services for the high-speed digital design of integrated circuits (ICs). Start-up SiByte, Inc. provides microprocessor solutions to the communications and consumer electronics markets.

SiByte purchased multiple copies of MMI's Schematic User Environment (SUE™) for graphical design entry and design environment management; DataPath™ compiler, MMI's datapath design tool set, and MAX™, the company's high-speed, full-custom IC layout product.

"We are very impressed with the product set from Micro Magic," stated Dan Dobberpuhl, President of SiByte, Inc. "The software delivers excellent performance, and provides the features and flexibility that let us control the entire design flow. It is evident that the MMI developers have an excellent understanding of what is required of design tools for deep sub-micron, high-performance applications."

Dobberpuhl is the father of the DEC Alpha™ chip, and played a leading role in the design of the StrongARM™ chip. MMI's president, Mark Santoro, stated, "It is a powerful affirmation for someone of Dan Dobberpuhl's stature and experience to adopt our technology for designing SiByte's products. It represents the strongest level of trust there is for an EDA company."


About SiByte, Inc.
This Silicon Valley start-up seeks to be a leading provider of microprocessor solutions to the communications and consumer electronics markets. SiByte's cost-effective microprocessor solutions are based on industry standard MIPS architectures and feature high performance and low power consumption. For more information, call SiByte in Santa Clara, California at 1-408-845-6600, visit www.sibyte.com , or e-mail info@sibyte.com .

About Micro Magic, Inc.
Founded in 1995, Micro Magic, Inc. provides advanced application software and expert services for creating high-speed ICs and SoCs. Founded by expert IC design engineers, the company's products are developed from a superior foundation of design knowledge. MMI serves many segments of the electronics industry including graphics, networking, telecom, computer, and embedded processors. MMI is a self-funded, privately held, and profitable company. Contact MMI in Sunnyvale, California at 408-735-9200, fax 408-735-9300, visit www.micromagic.com. or e-mail productinfo@micromagic.com .

DataPath, MAX, and SUE are trademarks of Micro Magic, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective holders.



Media Relations/Analyst Contacts
Armstrong Kendall, Inc. Micro Magic, Inc.
Matt McGinnis John Claiborne
Tel: 503-672-4685 Tel: 408-735-9200 ext. 212
E-mail: matt@akipr.com E-mail: johnc@micromagic.com

 
     
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