EL DORADO HILLS, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium (EEMBC) today announced that RMI Corporation(TM) (RMI(R)), a supplier of processor-based solutions for enterprise, infrastructure, and consumer applications, is the consortium's newest member. RMI joins EEMBC as a member of the consortium's board of directors, with full voting rights on all major issues decided by the consortium, plus full access to all of the EEMBC benchmarks. "RMI's experience in multi-core technology and networking applications will help bring to EEMBC first-hand knowledge that will be invaluable for the testing of our series of multi-core processor benchmarks and next-generation networking and telecommunications benchmarks," said EEMBC President Markus Levy. "We are very pleased to welcome them as our 34th board member." "RMI produced the industry's first multi-core, multi-threaded SoC for high-performance, low-power embedded applications in 2004 and we have continued to build upon that success," said Nazar Zaidi, vice president of engineering for RMI Corporation. "We look forward to working with the EEMBC members and drawing upon our expertise to address the challenge of creating benchmarks for multi-core/multi-threaded SoC solutions. We are also leveraging our architectural expertise for extremely low-power consumer applications and plan to participate actively in this area as well." About RMI(R) RMI Corporation is a fabless semiconductor company providing highly integrated, feature-rich products ranging from power-optimized system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions to high-performance processors for the digital consumer, wireless, networking, and security markets. RMI offers the most advanced and the most complete MIPS-compatible processing solutions with both 32- and 64-bit architectures supporting frequencies from 300MHz to 1.2 GHz. RMI is headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., with branch and subsidiary operations in Texas, the United Kingdom, India, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and China. More information can be found at http://www.RMICorp.com. About EEMBC EEMBC, the Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium, develops and certifies real-world benchmarks and benchmark scores to help designers select the right embedded processors for their systems. Every processor submitted for EEMBC benchmarking is tested for parameters representing different workloads and capabilities in communications, networking, consumer, office automation, automotive/industrial, embedded Java, and network storage-related applications. With members including leading semiconductor, intellectual property, and compiler companies, EEMBC establishes benchmark standards and provides certified benchmarking results through the EEMBC Technology Center. EEMBC members include Altera, AMD, Analog Devices, ARC International, ARM, Broadcom, Cavium Networks, CEVA, Code Sourcery, Cypress Semiconductor, esmertec, Faraday, Freescale Semiconductor, Fujitsu Microelectronics, Green Hills Software, Huawei Technologies Co, IAR Systems AB, IBM, Imagination Technologies, Improv Systems, Infineon Technologies, Intel, LSI, Marvell Semiconductor, Matsushita Electric Industrial, MediaTek, Mentor Graphics, Microchip Technology, MIPS Technologies, National Instruments, NEC Electronics, Nokia, Nvidia, NXP Semiconductors, Oki Electric Industry Co, PA Semi, Qualcomm, Realtek Semiconductor, Red Hat, Renesas Technology, RMI, Sony Computer Entertainment, ST Microelectronics, Sun Microsystems, Tensilica, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, Trango Virtual Processors, VIA Technologies, and Wind River Systems. EEMBC is a registered trademark of the Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium. RMI Corporation, the RMI logo, XLR, XLS, XLR Processor, XLS Processor and the other trademarks named on the RMI website are trademarks of RMI Corporation. All other trademarks appearing herein are the property of their respective owners.