Category Archives: IP Cores

A guide to IoT CPUs

June 28, 2016, anysilicon

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he Internet of Things is a fast-growing industry built on the promise of ubiquitous connectivity that will enable billions of devices to talk to each other and to people. The estimates for the number of IoT devices to ship by 2020 can vary widely, from the more conservative six billion figure presented

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Rambus to Acquire Snowbush IP Assets

June 07, 2016, anysilicon


Rambus inc. today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Semtech’s Snowbush IP for $32.5 million as well as additional payments based upon specific new product sales through the end of 2022. Snowbush IP, formerly part of Semtech’s Systems Innovation Group, is a leading

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Acquisition: Silvaco Enters IP Market With Acquisition of IPextreme

June 06, 2016, anysilicon

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Silvaco, Inc. today announced the acquisition of IPextreme, a leader in the field of semiconductor intellectual property (IP) commercialization and IP management, and the formation of a new IP division to be headed by IPextreme founder and CEO Warren Savage. Silvaco enters the IP market with an initial focus on

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ARM Acquires Apical – a Global Leader in Imaging and Embedded Computer Vision

May 19, 2016, anysilicon


ARM has acquired Apical, a global leader in imaging and embedded computer vision technology that will allow next generation devices to understand and act intelligently on information from their environment. Apical is one of the UK’s fastest-growing technology companies* and its advanced imaging products are used in more than 1.5

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Synopsys Announces Broad IP Portfolio for TSMC 16FFC Process

April 08, 2016, anysilicon


Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced a broad IP portfolio for TSMC’s 16-nanometer FinFET Compact (16FFC) process for reliable integration into cost-sensitive, ultra-low power applications including mobile, Internet of Things (IoT), digital home and automotive. Synopsys DesignWare® IP on the 16FFC process enables designers to accelerate development of SoCs that

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NVM Express IP for Enterprise SSDs – Overview and Implementation

March 30, 2016, anysilicon

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The NVM Express (NVMe) specification has been introduced in 2011. Five years later, it is definitely adopted as the new standard storage interface for Solid-State Drives (SSD). Even if SAS and SATA SSDs are still dominating the market (in unit shipment), the PCIe SSD market share is growing fast and

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