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Silicon Optix  Acquired by Integrated Device Technology (2008  amount undisclosed )

2025 Gateway Place #360
San Jose, CA 95110
USA
(408)-487-9290
Website Company Summary Management Team
Management

Technology: James Goel (5/07)
Sales/Marketing: Jordan Du Val
Not listed on the website: (May no longer be at the company) Douglas Lucky*;  Karl Johnston*
Company

Business description: Silicon Optix, a privately held fabless semiconductor company, is the leading supplier of advanced video/image digital processing integrated circuits (ICs). The company’s products are driving three unique technologies into a broad range of markets: a patented, powerful, array-based programmable DSP for digital video, industry-leading software algorithms from Teranex and proprietary eWARP geometry processing. Its mission is to leverage these innovative technologies into ICs that will enable the next generation of digital video/image capture, transmission, distribution, editing, storage and display solutions, with an initial focus on large area digital displays including front and rear projection. Silicon Optix is headquartered in San Jose (California), with operations in Hannover (Germany), Orlando (Florida), Taipei (Taiwan), and Toronto (Canada).
Customers include: NexGen MicrosystemsRunco International;  Lumagen ;  Yamaha Electronics
Partners include: PlanetWeb ;  JVC
Capital

Rounds: 6
Recent Fundings: Dec 2007   Mar 2006
Capital raised: 113.5M
Last Round: 12.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Integrated Device Technology (2008  amount undisclosed )
VCs include: Apax PartnersCanaan PartnersFocus VenturesInterWest PartnersRBC Capital PartnersPolaris Partners;  Firsthand Capital Management;  Origin Partners;  Primaxis Technology Ventures
Angels/other VCs: Paul M. Russo (Genesis Microchip)

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Overview
Record updated: Oct 2008
Sector: Semiconductor
Year Founded: 2000
Headcount: 26-50 as of Sep 2004
Rounds: 6
Recent Fundings: Dec 2007   Mar 2006
Capital Raised: 113.5M
Last Round: 12.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Integrated Device Technology (2008  amount undisclosed )