Announcing ECCE Plus - Enhanced EDA Reference Client
Supports Growing Demand for EDA/Interface A Connectivity Development
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - July 9, 2014 - Cimetrix Incorporated (OTCQB: CMXX, www.cimetrix.com), a leading provider of factory automation and equipment control software solutions for the global semiconductor, photovoltaic, LED, and other electronics industries, announced today the availability of ECCE Plus. ECCE Plus is an enhanced Equipment Client Connection Emulator (ECCE) intended for equipment suppliers and fabs testing their EDA/Interface A connections for SEMI standards compliance.
ECCE Plus provides improved capability compared to previous versions of ECCE, and supports development of either Freeze Version I (1105) or Freeze Version II (0710). ECCE Plus also supports development of designs implementing both SEMI E157 (Module Process Tracking) and E164 (Common Metadata) standards.
Commenting upon the new product release, Dave Faulkner, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Cimetrix, stated, "We developed ECCE Plus based upon direct feedback from customers, including leading equipment makers and semiconductor manufacturers. Both OEMs and semiconductor fabs use Interface A to gather data from equipment and using it to improve productivity and decrease costs. By using ECCE Plus, companies will be able to simulate client applications to test for SEMI standards compliance."
ECCE Plus represents a significant increase in functionality compared to previous ECCE versions developed in collaboration with SEMATECH. Among the advances are improved diagnostic capability and process module performance tracking, used by semiconductor fabs to increase productivity.
ECCE Plus is priced at $4000.00 for a single user. ECCE Plus is included with all Cimetrix Interface A SDKs and provided at no charge to Cimetrix customers with support contracts. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Cimetrix Incorporated
Cimetrix develops and supports factory automation software products for the global semiconductor, photovoltaic, LED, and other electronics industries. Cimetrix factory connectivity software allows for rapid and reliable implementation of the SEMI SECS/GEM, GEM 300, PV2, and EDA standards. Cimetrix products can be found in virtually every 300mm semiconductor factory worldwide and include CIMControlFrameworkTM, CIMConnectTM, CIM300TM, and CIMPortalTM Plus. The added value of Cimetrix passionate Support and Professional Services delivers an outstanding solution for precision equipment companies worldwide.
Cimetrix is an active member of Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI), including the SEMI PV Group.
For more information, please visit www.cimetrix.com.
Safe Harbor Statement:
The matters discussed in this news release include forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Statements about the Company's prospects for future growth and results of operations are forward-looking statements. The comments made by the Company's senior management in regards to future revenue and results are based on current expectations and involve risks and uncertainties that may adversely affect expected results including but not limited to recovery of the economic markets into which the Company sells products, increased capital expenditures by semiconductor chip manufacturers, market acceptance of the Company's products, the timing and degree of adoption of Interface A by the semiconductor industry, the ability of the Company to control its costs associated with providing products and services, the mix between products and services (which generally have higher associated costs of revenue) provided by the Company, the competitive position of the Company and its products, which include CODE, CIMConnect, CIM300 and CIMPortal product families, the economic climate in the markets in which the Company's products are sold, technological improvements, and other risks discussed more fully in filings by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Many of these factors are beyond the control of the Company. Reference is made to the Company's most recent filings on Form 10-K and 10-Q, which further detail such risk factors.