Category Archives: ASIC Design

What Does It Cost You When Your SoC is Late to Market?

November 07, 2014, anysilicon


If your chip is late to market, it is costing you far more than you know.
Arteris conducted a survey of all its chip design customers to gain a more accurate grasp of the major concerns they have in their day-to-day operations and to gain a better understanding of what

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Low-Power VLSI Design Methodology

October 28, 2014, anysilicon


Low Power Design is the today’s need in VLSI. Why? Well, ask yourself ! You go to gadget shop, looking for a new cell-phone. Apart from the price, what are the qualitative things that you would be most concerned about?

Features including the speed of the processor
Battery back-up
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Selecting an embedded MCU for SoC

October 27, 2014, anysilicon

selecting CPU

This is a guest post by Dolphin Integration which provides IP core, EDA tool and ASIC/SoC design services

When a SoC integrator has to select a microcontroller for his application, most of the time, he refers to his own previous experiences rather than on a rational assessment as no standard benchmarking

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Electronic Design: Getting to First Time Right

October 22, 2014, anysilicon


This is a guest post from Michael Hermann, V.P. of Engineering at Nuvation Engineering, provider of complex electronic product development and design services.
Getting to “first time right” is a key goal at Nuvation Engineering and is built into our electronic design methodology. Broadly speaking, it means two things: First,

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Getting the Most out of IC Design Houses

October 15, 2014, anysilicon

Failure analysis

In the field of IC Design, there are many companies that have unique focus and experience in designing integrated circuits, as well as being involved in the other aspects of IC design house elements, such as packaging, testing, validation, et cetera.
It may seem like a simple choice to

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The Future of Power Management ICs – PMICs [infographic]

October 10, 2014, anysilicon


This is a guest post by Vidatronic which is a fabless semiconductor and systems company specializing in the design of advanced-architecture, energy-efficient power management solutions.

In the last few decades, technology has been growing at a spectacular rate. So, it only makes sense that the parts that make up our technology

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