Faraday Unveils 28HPC USB 3.1 PHY and 40LP Type-C PHY with PD Controller

July 13, 2017, anysilicon


Faraday Technology Corporation (TWSE: 3035), a leading ASIC design service and IP provider, today announced that the availability of its USB 3.1 PHY on UMC 28HPC process, as well as the silicon-verified USB 3.1 Type-C PHY with USB-PD 2.0 support on UMC 40LP process. Faraday introduced the industry’s first USB

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RISC-V: Reducing Risk for both the Consumer and the Supplier

July 12, 2017, anysilicon


Last week was the Linley Processors Conference held in Santa Clara, CA. where vendors announced new products and technical details about new network architectures, security implementations, and novel memory devices were disclosed. Session 8 was titled “Open Instruction Sets” and featured a “pro” presentation by Krste Asanović, Professor, University of

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IP-Maker NVMe IP, Ready for Persistent Memories

July 07, 2017, anysilicon


IP-Maker, the leading storage IP startup, will exhibit at Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara, CA, on August 8 to 10. The next generation of non-volatile memories comes with an access time in the microsecond range. The NVM Express (NVMe) protocol has been introduced in order to minimize the protocol

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Semiconductor Yield Management and 5nm Chip Construction

July 04, 2017, anysilicon


The talk of the town these days in the semiconductor industry isthe IBM’s lead in the research and development that has led to creation of a new type of transistors,the smallest ever 5nm construction, for the silicon based processor chips. This marvel by the researchers at IBM aims to revolutionize

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Presto Engineering Announces Management Expansion

June 29, 2017, anysilicon

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Presto Engineering, Inc., an outsourced operations provider to semiconductor and Internet of Things (IoT) device manufacturers, announces a management expansion: Cedric Mayor has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Martin Kingdon has been appointed VP Sales.
“We have experienced growing demand for IoT and related turnkey production &

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White Paper: Is an ASIC Right for Your Next IoT Product?

June 27, 2017, anysilicon

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This whitepaper from Presto Engineering, Inc., looks at factors that determine potential benefits of an ASIC solution relative to a discrete alternative and discusses ways to reduce costs and increase value by managing risk and complexity.
Application specific integrated circuits (ASICs) are cheaper and easier to

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