Media Processors suit high density voice and video gateways.

Press Release Summary:

Scalable up to 12 DSP cores per chip, StarPro(TM) SP2603 and SP2612 enable manufacturers to build high-density platforms that support advanced voice services and video processing in range of network environments. Complete system solution includes software development environment as well as voice, fax, and video codecs supporting H.263, H.264, and MPEG-4 standards. Each chip includes embedded CPUs, on-board memory, and carrier-class packet processing engines.

Original Press Release:

LSI Expands StarPro Portfolio of Processors for High-Quality Voice and Video Media Gateway Applications

Enables next generation of high-density, low-power media gateway and IP multimedia platforms

LAS VEGAS, April 29 -- LSI Corporation (NYSE:LSI) today announced two new additions to the StarPro(TM) Media Processor family -- the SP2603 and SP2612. These new media gateway system-on-a-chip (SOC) solutions offer lower power consumption per voice channel, and video transcoding for new mobile video and enterprise collaboration services. They enable manufacturers to build more cost-effective, high-density platforms that support advanced voice services and video processing in a wide range of network environments. The complete system solution includes a comprehensive software development environment and leading voice, fax and video codecs supporting H.263, H.264 and MPEG-4 standards.

LSI has created a media gateway architecture to meet the demands of high-density voice and video applications. The solution is scalable up to 12 DSP cores per chip, providing a single platform for a wide range of applications from entry-level multi-service business gateways through wireless carrier-class media gateways. All SOCs are equipped with embedded CPUs, on-board memory for voice applications and carrier-class packet processing engines to support advanced QoS and traffic management.

"With these additions to their StarPro portfolio, LSI has delivered an impressive architecture that will enable the industry to develop new high-density media gateways," said Will Strauss, principal analyst with Forward Concepts. "The industry trend of implementing media gateways for 3G and 4G cellular bodes well for LSI because of their extensive cellular infrastructure base."

Jim Anderson, vice president of marketing, Networking and Storage Products Group, LSI, said, "Wireless operators will need highly scalable solutions to handle the increasing demand for broadband, real-time video services. These devices enable end-to-end services across the network, providing the highest density and lowest power consumption to meet the challenges faced by OEMs."

The products are shipping in volume now. LSI will be demonstrating the SP2603 and SP2612 SOC solutions at the upcoming Interop 2008 Conference, April 27 to May 2, 2008, in Palm H of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev.

About LSI

LSI Corporation (NYSE:LSI) is a leading provider of innovative silicon, systems and software technologies that enable products which seamlessly bring people, information and digital content together. The company offers a broad portfolio of capabilities and services including custom and standard product ICs, adapters, systems and software that are trusted by the world's best known brands to power leading solutions in the Storage and Networking markets. More information is available at

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CONTACT: Dan Devine of LSI Corporation, +1-610-712-6802,

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