2.5D & 3D ICs — Do We Have A Liftoff?

June 30, 2016, anysilicon

All the work that’s been done on stacked die really could pay off soon.
The challenges of Moore’s law scaling at advanced technology nodes are well documented. I won’t repeat them here. The benefits of “more than Moore” scaling (i.e., 2.5D and 3D ICs) are also well-known. This technology

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A guide to IoT CPUs

June 28, 2016, anysilicon

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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SMIC Buys 70% of LFoundry for 49M Euros

June 27, 2016, anysilicon

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world and the largest and most advanced foundry in mainland China, jointly announces with LFoundry Europe GmbH (“LFE”) and Marsica Innovation S.p.A. (“MI”), the signing of an agreement on June 24, 2016 to

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Increased Use of Semiconductors in the Automotive Will Boost the Semiconductor Equipment Market

June 24, 2016, anysilicon

According to the latest market research report by Technavio, the global semiconductor capital equipment marketis expected to reach USD 47.34 billion mark by 2020.
In this report, Technavio covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global semiconductor capital equipment market education market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the

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Dolphin Integration pushes SoC optimization to the next level with all risks managed

June 20, 2016, anysilicon

Minimizing the PCB footprint and the BoM cost implies embedding the Power Regulation Network (PRNet) in the SoC.
Meanwhile, minimizing drastically the SoC power consumption involves implementing several modes of activity to turn on and off different functions of the SoC, which generates noise on the supply lines during mode

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3 Myths About Electronic Design You Need to Stop Believing Now

June 16, 2016, anysilicon

Evident in ubiquitous products like cellphones, laptops, and televisions, electronic design is a large part of everyday life. Electronic designers determine many aspects of these gadgets, from their particular features, prices, and longevity. They are pressured to design, create, and produce modern technology rapidly in accordance to the increased demand

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