Category Archives: ASIC Design

Sondrel Agrees to Acquire IMG Works Division of Imagination Technologies

May 15, 2017, anysilicon

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Sondrel announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire the IMGworks division of Imagination Technologies. The IMGworks engineering team will join with Sondrel’s existing engineering consultancy to create a combined IC design capability comprising more than 250 highly skilled employees. IMGworks provides SoC design and software integration services,

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Sankalp Semiconductor Strengthens Management Team

May 04, 2017, anysilicon

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Sunnyvale, CA – May 4, 2017 – Sankalp Semiconductor a comprehensive solutions and services provider in the semiconductor space, today announced strengthening of its management team by appointing Prakash Easwaran in the key position of Vice President of Engineering for Analog & Mixed Signal group. He will be managing the

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asicNorth enhances IoT Design EcoSystem with IoT Endpoint ASIC Platform

April 25, 2017, anysilicon

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Williston, VT April 24, 2017:  Building on the momentum of their IoT Design EcoSystem, asicNorth announced today the debut of an IoT Endpoint ASIC Platform to further accelerate the deployment of custom IoT endpoint devices for their customers.  The IoT Endpoint ASIC Platform is structured to be highly configurable enabling

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Solido Launches Machine Learning Characterization Suite

April 06, 2017, anysilicon

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San Jose, CA – April 6, 2017 – Solido Design Automation, a leading provider of variation-aware design and characterization software, today announced the immediate release of its Machine Learning (ML) Characterization Suite. This new product uses machine learning to significantly reduce standard cell, memory, and I/O characterization time, helping semiconductor

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Use Analog ASICs to Eliminate the Threat Posed by Counterfeit Chips

March 13, 2017, anysilicon

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Global information company IHS was recently quoted as confirming that one out of every four counterfeit parts reported last year were for Analog ICs. While the media focus of the counterfeiting problem has been primarily military/aerospace as it relates to national defense and homeland security, the fact is that the

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An Introduction to On-Chip Variation (OCV)

February 28, 2017, anysilicon

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On Chip Variation (OCV) is an increasing problem that starts at 130nm and its effects are increasing with smaller process nodes. And On-Chip Variation (OCV) is one of them, specifically for Static Timing Analysis.
 
The first task is to find all possible sources variation, and find out how these

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