Category Archives: ASIC Design

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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Introduction to IP Lifecycle Management

October 06, 2014, anysilicon


This is a guest post by Methodics that delivers state-of-the-art semiconductor data management (DM)  for analog, digital and SoC  design  teams.

No doubt that by now you have noticed that IP Lifecycle Management is a key Focus for Methodics and is a cornerstone of our platform for IP creators and SoC Integrators. Also

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Can you reduce cost and development cycle of your next ASIC?

September 22, 2014, anysilicon

find asic vendors

Have you ever wondered about the possibility of minimizing risk, design time and production cost simply by working with different IC design or verification companies? Or whether you could make your current ASIC cheaper by changing your FAT (foundry, assembly, test) providers?
Actually it’s something you can do right

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