S2C Sets New Milestone with New Office in Shanghai

Shanghai, China – December 15th, 2008 —S2C Inc., a leading total solution provider in facilitating systems to chip innovations, is pleased to announce the relocation of its Shanghai office to the World Plaza in Pudong. S2C's Shanghai office is the operational headquarters for its Asia market.

The new office symbolizes a new chapter in the short but colorful history of S2C, which has grown in strength over the past 5 years. S2C was founded in San Jose, CA in 2003 by a group of veterans with extensive knowledge in ASIC emulation, FPGA prototyping, and SoC validation technologies. In April 2004, S2C set up its engineering development center in Shanghai. With a rapidly growing customer base in China, S2C subsequently established sales and support offices in Beijing and Shenzhen. Currently, the US office focuses on technology research, strategic alliances, and North American marketing and sales; the China offices focus on product development and Asian marketing and sales.

In the past year, S2C's many achievements include the release of its third generation SoC prototyping products, the successful inauguration of SoCIP 2008 - The China IP Exhibition and Seminar, the addition of leading IP and SoC Solution partners, and now, the relocation of its new S2C Asia headquarters. The new location is at the heart of the financial centre and directly above the Dong Chang Road Subway Station. Zhang Jiang Hi-Tech Industry Zone, where many of S2C's customers are located, is only a few subway stations away. S2C is proud to enhance its ability to better Services their customers with its new office.

In the year ahead, despite the global financial crisis, S2C is determined to increase its investment in research and development of SoC prototyping products, widen its product and Services offerings and improve its Services and support quality. As Toshio Nakama, CEO of S2C, sums up, "all our investment efforts are to engage our customers to prepare for the next economic upswing when this global crisis is over. Crisis always sees new leadership emerging in all industry sectors and the preparation of changing leadership starts now."

About S2C

Founded and headquartered in San Jose, California, S2C is the leading total solution provider in facilitating systems to chip innovations. S2C has four solutions for system-on-chip (SoC) development:

  • Rapid SoC prototyping on Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
  • Third-party silicon intellectual properties (IP)
  • Customizable, zero mask-charge eASIC semiconductor devices
  • SoC design, prototype and production Servicess

S2C's value proposition is our highly qualified engineering team and customer-focused sales force that understands our customers' commercial needs in SoC development. S2C's unique FPGA-based electronic system level (ESL) solution, using our patented TAI IP technology, enables designers employ silicon IP to quickly assemble SoC prototypes on FPGA easily and securely, thereby enabling customers to start software development, typically the long pole item in development schedules, immediately. Combining rapid prototyping methodologies with a comprehensive portfolio of silicon IP and advanced design solutions, S2C can reduce the SoC design cycle by up to nine months.

S2C currently has 3 direct offices located in Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen to meet the demand for accelerated SoC design activities in China. S2C is also the organizer of the annual SoCIP seminar and exhibition in China, which brings SoC designers/professionals from the Asia-Pacific region together with international silicon IP and SoC solution vendors.

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For more information, please contact: 
Lawrence Liang, Sales Director of China Region, S2C Inc. +86 21 6887 9287, lawrencel@s2cinc.com 
Lam Cheng En, Marketing Consultant, S2C Inc., +86 21 6887 9287, lamce@s2cinc.com