CEVA, Inc. licenses cellular, multimedia, and connectivity technologies to semiconductor companies and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) serving the mobile, consumer, automotive, and Internet-of Things markets worldwide. The company licenses a family of programmable digital signal processor (DSP) cores and application-specific platforms, vision, imaging, and audio and voice, as well as communications technologies, including wireless and wired modems, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Serial ATA, and Serial Attached SCSI. Its technologies are licensed to semiconductor and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) companies in the form of intellectual property (IP), which is used for the design, manufacture, market, and sale of application-specific integrated circuits and application-specific standard products to wireless, consumer electronics, and automotive companies for incorporation into a variety of end products. The company designs and licenses DSP cores in the form of a hardware description language definition; DSP-based platforms for cellular, Wi-Fi and satellite baseband, audio and voice, DTV demodulation, computational photography, and computer vision; platform solutions for Bluetooth and serial storage technology; and development platforms, software development kits, and software debug tools that facilitate system design, debug, and software development. Its IP is primarily deployed in markets, such as smartphones, mobile computing tablets, notebooks, and machine-to-machine modules; digital home covering smart TVs, set-top boxes, and home gateways; and networking consisting of wireless infrastructure, storage, VoIP, and smart grid markets. CEVA, Inc. markets its technology through a direct sales force. The company was formerly known as ParthusCeva, Inc. and changed its name to CEVA, Inc. in December 2003. CEVA, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.