Category Archives: ASIC Design

Racyics Launches ‘makeChip’ Design Service Platform for GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ 22FDX® Technology

June 05, 2017, anysilicon

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Racyics GmbH announced today it has launched makeChip, an innovative design service platform, developed using GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ 22FDX® process technology and supported by Cadence. Available to start-ups, design experts, research institutes, and universities, makeChip is a central gateway to design integrated circuits based on advanced semiconductor technologies.
 
The platform provides

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Apple is working on an AI Chip (IC)

May 29, 2017, anysilicon

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Apple began relatively early with artificial intelligence software when it introduced Siri in 2011 – a tool that allows users to activate their smartphones with voice commands. Now, the electronics giant is bringing artificial intelligence to ICs.
 
Apple is working on a processor specifically designed for artificial intelligence tasks,

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IoT – You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

May 22, 2017, anysilicon

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This title, borrowed from Bachman Turner Overdrive’s classic 1974 hit is very relevant today if we apply it to the “Internet of Things”. I’ve been reading and using the term “IoT” for a long time, but realized I needed a clear definition. The Internet is full of similar choices but

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VLSI Design Flow – An Overview

May 18, 2017, anysilicon

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Today, VLSI design flow is a very solid and mature process. The overall VLSI design flow and the various steps within the VLSI design flow have proven to be both practical and robust in multi-millions VLSI designs until now.
 
Each and every step of the VLSI design flow has

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Dolphin Integration offers a webinar on optimizing SoC power consumption in sleep mode

May 16, 2017, anysilicon

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Allowing battery-powered devices to run, without battery recharge, for years rather than months, partakes in enhancing significantly end-user satisfaction and is a key point to enabling the emergence of IoT applications. Numerous applications, such as M2M, BLE, Zigbee…, have an activity rate (duty cycle) such that the power consumption in

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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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