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AMBA Bus Overview

April 26, 2018, anysilicon

The Advanced Microcontroller Bus Architecture (AMBA) is an on-chip interconnect that uses an open standard. The AMBA bus connects to and controls the management of peripherals and blocks designed for SoC or System-on-a-Chip. The development of the AMBA bus has had far reaching effects, including the creation of multi-processor designs

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Sankalp Semiconductor to Participate in Panel Discussion at “The Annual SOI Silicon Valley Symposium”

April 25, 2018, anysilicon

soi

Sankalp Semiconductor, a design service company offering comprehensive digital & mixed signal SoC services and solutions, will be present at SOI Silicon Valley Symposium on 26th April in Santa Clara, California. Sankalp Semiconductor offers services and solutions to its customers in key semiconductor domains including digital, analog, mixed signal, custom

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Semiconductor Foundries Sales Ranking 2017

April 25, 2018, anysilicon

Market Research

Research included in the recently released 50-page April Update to the 2018 edition of IC Insights’ McClean Report shows that in 2017, the top eight major foundry leaders (i.e., sales of ≥$1.0 billion) held 88% of the $62.3 billion worldwide foundry market (Figure 1).  The 2017 share was the same level as in 2016

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CMOS Image Sensor (CIS) Sales Records Seen Through 2021

April 23, 2018, anysilicon

market-forecast

CMOS image sensor (CIS) sales are on pace to reach a seventh straight record high this year and nothing ahead should stop this semiconductor product category from breaking more annual records through 2021 (Figure 1), according to IC Insights’ 2017 O-S-D Report—A Market Analysis and Forecast for Optoelectronics, Sensors/Actuators, and Discretes.
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GLOBALFOUNDRIES Choose INNOSILICON as Cooperative Partner

April 23, 2018, anysilicon

parternship

Innosilicon is proud to announce the expansion of our IP portfolio into GLOBALFOUNDRIES new 22nm FDX technology node. Innosilicon’s IP in 22FDX offers an excellent combination of performance, power consumption and ease of use that Innosilicon is known for.
 
“We have worked closely with GlobalFoundries for years to ensure

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Best Practices: IC Troubleshooting & IC Failure Analysis

April 19, 2018, anysilicon

Examining a microchip

“Perception is reality,” we have heard this often. When an IC fails or the customer thinks that it failed, we must respond with an FA. Yet, to do that effectively, we must have accurate, pertinent information about the incident. That is the only way to avoid guesswork.
 
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