ATI’s IXP family of integrated communications processors to include USB 2.0 technology from Soft Mixed Signal Corporation

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MARKAM, Ontario/ Munich, Germany July 1, 2003 – ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX: ATY, NASDAQ: ATYT) today announced the integration of Soft Mixed Signal Corporation’s USB2.0 PHY (physical layer) technology into its IXP family of integrated communications processors.


ATI’s IXP 150, IXP 200 and IXP 250 integrated communications processors, also known as ’southbridges‘, work alongside ATI’s recently announced RADEON 9100 IGP family of integrated graphics processors to deliver broad-based I/O (input/output) functionality. In addition to six-channel USB 2.0 support, ATI’s IXP family delivers 3-COM 10/100 Ethernet, remote wake on LAN (local area network), and 5.1 channel audio.

„We are very pleased that ATI Technologies, the world’s IGP graphics performance leader, has selected Soft Mixed Signal’s advanced USB 2.0 PHY technology for their feature-rich line of IXP integrated communications processors,“ said Omer Kal, President and CEO, Soft Mixed Signal Corporation.

ATI’s IXP integrated communications processors will begin shipping this summer in motherboards and notebooks by Asus, Compal, C.P. Technology, FIC, Gigabyte, Lite-On, MSI, PC Partner, Quanta, Shuttle, and Sapphire.