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M31 Technology and Corigine have launched the world’s first USB-IF certified 28nm Superspeed+ USB 3.1 Gen 2 IP Solution

October 20, 2017, anysilicon

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M31 Technology Corporation, a global Silicon Intellectual Property (IP) boutique, today announced that Corigine’s USB 3.1 Gen 2 PC host and device controller intellectual property (IP) with M31 28nm PHY is certified by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) and compliant with USB SuperSpeed+, the fastest USB speed standard.
 
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Montage Technology Licenses Allegro DVT’s IP for Next Generation Set-Top Box Chips

October 19, 2017, anysilicon

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Allegro DVT, a leader in video compliance streams and video codec semiconductor IP solutions, announced today that Montage Technology, a leading fabless semiconductor provider for smart home entertainment and data center markets, has licensed Allegro DVT’s AL-E100 multi-format H.264/AVC and H.265/HEVC encoder IP for integration into its next-generation set-top box

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Guide to Semiconductor Wafer Sort

October 19, 2017, anysilicon

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Wafer sort (or wafer test), is a part of the testing process performed on silicon wafers. Wafer sort is a simple electrical test, that is performed on a silicon die while it’s in a wafer form.
 
Wafer sort’s main purpose is to identify the non-functional dies and thereby avoiding

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IC Insights Raises 2017 Semiconductor Forecast to +22%

October 18, 2017, anysilicon

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IC Insights is set to release its October Update to The McClean Report.  The 30-page Update includes a detailed analysis of IC Insights’ revised forecasts for the IC, O-S-D, and total semiconductor markets through 2021.  Shown below is an excerpt from the Update.
 
IC Insights has raised its IC market growth rate forecast for 2017

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Synopsys Announces Acquisition of Sidense Corporation

October 18, 2017, anysilicon

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Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced that it has acquired Sidense Corporation, a leading provider of one-time programmable (OTP) non-volatile memory (NVM) for automotive, mobile, industrial and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The acquisition complements Synopsys’ existing DesignWare®Multi-Time Programmable (MTP) NVM IP solution with OTP NVM IP in 16-bit to

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Power Management for Internet of Things (IoT) System on a Chip (SoC) Development

October 18, 2017, anysilicon

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is the interconnection of millions of autonomous devices to the internet. These devices collect data on physical parameters and processes and report those to the network. Some autonomously, or by network command, provide outputs that control other equipment and systems.
 
There are a wide

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