Category Archives: ASIC Industry Market Trends

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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TSV is a business…Looking for wider adoption!

October 13, 2014, anysilicon


3D Through Silicon Vias (TSV) is in MEMS, CMOS Image Sensors and high-end applications. When will it be used for mainstream consumer applications?… All results are part of the new report released by Yole Développement (Yole): 3DIC & 2.5D TSV Interconnect for Advanced Packaging – 2014 Business Update. This technology

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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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Defending the IP of the US Semiconductor Industry

September 29, 2014, anysilicon

ip cycle

This is a guest post by Apek Mulay that was originally publish on EBN.  

Dramatic political and economic shifts are common in the Middle East. In addition to profound impact on those regions, these changes also inform the path forward for the US semiconductor industry. It is very important to

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Don’t Get Critical IP Cores from a ‘Supermarket’

September 17, 2014, anysilicon


This is a guest post by PLDA which designs and sells intellectual property (IP) cores and prototyping tools for ASIC and FPGA

You are on a tight schedule for your next chip. Not wanting to reinvent the wheel, you plan to go to an outside vendor for some of your silicon

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