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LGS Innovations selects Texas Instruments KeyStone™ SoCs for next-generation portable communications solutions

Mar 2, 2015

BARCELONA, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS – Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) and LGS Innovations, a leading provider of advanced networking and communications solutions for the U.S. Government, announced the collaboration on LGS Innovations' next-generation of deployable communications and wireless solutions that are both fixed and portable. By leveraging the combined benefits of the capacity gains and reduced size and power from TI's KeyStone-based System-on-Chips (SoCs) including the TCI6630K2L, LGS Innovations will be able to deliver manifold performance improvements in their next generation tactical communications solutions, making them significantly differentiated from their competition.

"We are confident that adopting TI's wireless infrastructure platform, TCI6630K2L, will be a game changer for the needs of the government's mission critical communications requirements," said Ted Fidder, CTO, Advanced Research and Technology, LGS Innovations. "By leveraging the programmability of TI's KeyStone SoCs, we will be able to offer our solutions at a reduced time to market with unprecedented performance and flexibility."

Leveraging TI's KeyStone SoCs along with the Multicore Software Development Kit (MCSDK) and RF Software Development Kit (RFSDK), LGS Innovations can develop a complete system including features such as CDMA, GSM, WCDMA, 3G, 4G, WiMax and Wi-Fi for government customers. TI's wireless infrastructure SoCs leverage the fastest dual ARM® Cortex®-A15 processors and TI's fixed- and floating-point TMS320C66x digital signal processor (DSP) cores as part of TI's highly efficient KeyStone SoC architecture. The RFSDK offers integrated RF control functions, which greatly enhance power efficiency.

"We are excited to be collaborating with LGS Innovations on their next-generation of portable and fixed communications solutions," said Robert Ferguson, marketing director and business manager, Communications Processors, TI. "LGS Innovations is a leading provider of innovative products and solutions to government customers, and has a reputation for solving the most complex challenges facing their customers, which is complemented by our KeyStone SoC."

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About LGS Innovations
LGS Innovations delivers next generation solutions that solve the most complex networking and communications challenges facing government and commercial customers. LGS offers groundbreaking research and development and builds advanced wireless, optical, and wired products and applications customized for specific mission environments. These solutions provide unique information and data security advantages that lead to the operational success of its customers.

LGS Innovations is a U.S.-owned company headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with offices in Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, and North Carolina.  Formerly a subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, LGS is the exclusive reseller of Alcatel-Lucent products and services to the U.S. Federal Government and any other entity when the end customer is the U.S. Federal Government. LGS maintains strong ties to Bell Labs and its technologies, employing more than 450 scientists and engineers and over 730 employees worldwide. To learn more about LGS Innovations, visit www.lgsinnovations.com.

About TI's KeyStone multicore architecture
Texas Instruments' KeyStone multicore architecture is the platform for true multicore innovation, offering developers a robust portfolio of high performance, low-power multicore devices. Unleashing breakthrough performance, the KeyStone architecture is the foundation upon which TI's new TMS320C66x DSP generation was developed. KeyStone differs from any other multicore architecture as it has the capacity to provide full processing capability to every core in a multicore device. KeyStone-based devices are optimized for high performance markets including wireless base stations, mission critical, test and automation, medical imaging and high performance computing. Learn more at www.ti.com/multicore.

About Texas Instruments
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors. By employing the world's brightest minds, TI creates innovations that shape the future of technology. TI is helping more than 100,000 customers transform the future, today. Learn more at www.ti.com.

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