Cellphone IC Sales Will Top Total Personal Computing in 2017

June 23, 2017, anysilicon


The ongoing slump in shipments of standard personal computers along with the drop-off in tablets are setting the stage for cellphone IC sales to finally surpass integrated circuit revenues in total personal computing systems this year, based on new forecasts in the recently released update of IC Insights’ 2017 IC Market

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Inomize Was Selected By OryxVision To Develop Its LIDAR Solution

June 21, 2017, anysilicon


Inomize, a leading provider of turnkey ASIC design solutions, announced today it was selected by Oryx-Vision to design the integrated circuit of its Laser-based object sensing solution for Advanced Driving Assistance Applications (ADAS) and autonomous driving.
Inomize analog team, together with Oryx’ engineers, will implement the company’s next generation

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What is an IP (Intellectual Property) core in Semiconductors?

June 20, 2017, anysilicon

Microprocessor in hand in front of chip layout

An  Intellectual Property (IP) core in Semiconductors is a reusable unit of logic or functionality or a cell or a layout design  that is normally developed  with the  idea of  licencing to multiple vendor for  using as building blocks in  different chip designs.
In today’s era of IC designs more and

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Silvaco to Acquire SoC Solutions

June 18, 2017, anysilicon


Silvaco, Inc. today announced it has entered into a letter of intent to acquire SoC Solutions.  Founded in 2000, SoC Solutions is a privately held company providing semiconductor IP and services located in the greater Atlanta, Georgia area.  With a long history of designing SoCs with embedded microprocessors, the experienced

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Presto Engineering Launches New Image Sensor Turnkey Services

June 16, 2017, anysilicon


Presto Engineering Inc., an outsourced operations provider to semiconductor and Internet of Things (IoT) device manufacturers, now offers a turnkey industrialization service for image sensors. The industry has experienced an increase in demand for these sensors, which are often used in devices that connect to the internet (IoT).

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7 of the Top 10 Smartphone Suppliers Headquartered in China

June 15, 2017, anysilicon


IC Insights recently released its Update to its 2017 IC Market Drivers Report.  The Update includes IC Insights’ latest outlooks on the smartphone, automotive, PC/tablet and Internet of Things markets.
The Update shows a final 2016 ranking of the top smartphone leaders in terms of unit shipments.  As shown in

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