Jazz Partners With Xpedion

Newport Beach-based Jazz Semiconductor and Milpitas-based Xpedion Design Systems said that the two companies have entered into a partnership. The two companies will work to deliver a model and simulation environment for next generation RFIC design, combining Jazz Semiconductor's CMOS process technologies and Xpedion's RFIC simulation tools. Jazz said that the combination will make dramatic improvements in completing chip tape outs on schedule and increase first time design success for RF Systems on a Chip.