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Squid Systems, Inc.

Squid has developed High Quality Image processing & Video compression HW - SW Solutions, especially HEVC H.265 codecs. HEVC was created to enable high qualit...

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Semiconductors
  • Location Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2006
  • Employees 28
  • Website Squidsystems.com

Company Summary

Squid has developed High Quality Image processing & Video compression HW - SW Solutions, especially HEVC H.265 codecs. HEVC was created to enable high quality video at much lower bit rates than H.264, and to address the broadband infrastructure bottlenecks brought on by explosive growth in streaming video on multiple screens due to new customer habits . Our customers are Cloud, head-end, surveillance server and IP camera SOC providers.

Team

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    Halappa Ravindra
    CEO (US)

    PhD, 30+ years of Semiconductor experience, a Founder of Cirrus Logic, and a co-founder of SliceX a high performance analog start-up. Extensive experience with all aspects of start-ups

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    Vijay Mehra
    President (India)

    20 plus years of semiconductor experience with major firms including Philips Semiconductor and Infineon, and has developed high performance VLIW CPU, Multimedia SoCs, Optical Networking and Base band processors. He was a key early senior employee at Catamaran Communications.

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    Renganathan (Renga) Sundararajan
    VP Marketing and Product (US)

    PhD, 17 years’ experience in developing multimedia sub-systems & apps, SoCs, development tools, IP licensing, Technical and Product Marketing at Philips Semiconductor, TriMedia Technologies, and NXP Semiconductor.

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    Satya Uppalapati
    VP Algorithms & Software

    12 years experience at Sasken, Pacesoft, and Nvidia India as the Principal Architect in Multimedia System Design, DSP, and VLSI. He holds multiple US patents in the area of Video algorithms and applications.

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    Suresh Babu
    VP Algorithms & Hardware

    12 years experience at Sasken, Emuzed and Flextronics India, as Principal Architect in Multimedia System Design & Audio/Video signal processing. He has authored multiple US patents.

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    Uday Bellary
    Financial Advisor

    25+ years experience in Finance, Operations, Fund Raising (public and private), and M&A. Companies include Deeya Energy, MMC Networks, and Cirrus Logic.

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    Mark Singer
    Marketing Advisor

    30+ years experience product and corporate marketing, corporate development, and Investor relations. Companies include several start-ups, Magnum Semi, NeoMagic, and Cirrus Logic.

Advisors

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    Royse Law Firm, Palo Alto
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Friends and Family
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