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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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IC Makers Maximize 300mm, 200mm Wafer Capacity

October 17, 2017, anysilicon

The man with a carrier of the silicone wafers

With the prospects of large 450mm wafers going nowhere, IC manufacturers are increasing efforts to maximize fabrication plants using 300mm and 200mm diameter silicon substrates.  The number of 300mm wafer production-class fabs in operation worldwide is expected to increase each year between now and 2021 to reach 123 compared to

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Dolphin Integration Joins GlobalFoundries FDXcelerator™ Program to Provide Breakthrough Fabric IP

October 17, 2017, anysilicon

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Energy management is at the heart of the new generation of systems-on-chips (SoCs) targeting battery-powered applications. More complex power architectures are required to enable devices to run on the same battery for years rather than months. These new architectures often result in new noise challenges.
 
To deal with the

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Sankalp Semiconductor receives investment from Stakeboat Capital Fund

October 11, 2017, anysilicon

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Sankalp Semiconductor, a design service company offering comprehensive digital & mixed signal SoC services and solutions today announced that it has received investment from Stakeboat Capital Fund, a value oriented, alternative investment fund. The strategic investment from Stakeboat Capital will enable Sankalp Semiconductor to grow at an accelerated pace in

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Near zero power consumption for RFID chips with Dolphin Integration’s SESAME eLC standard cell library

October 09, 2017, anysilicon

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For RFID Tags, dynamic power consumption is a critical performance as the capability to lower power translates into a wider range of detection (RFID tag read range) and a highest identification rate in the same range.
 
One of the main degree of freedom to improve power consumption of RFID

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