SCALINX Opens New ASIC Design Center in SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France

July 30, 2019, anysilicon

To support its fast growth, SCALINX opened this month, in addition to its ASIC design centers in Paris and Caen, the third one in Sophia-Antipolis, France, offering services for custom designed Integrated Circuits.
“We are very excited to be opening our third ASIC design center, which has a highly

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Rambus to Acquire Northwest Logic, Extending Leadership in Interface IP

July 29, 2019, anysilicon

Rambus Inc. (RMBS), a premier silicon IP and chip provider making data faster and safer, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Northwest Logic, a market leader in memory, PCIe and MIPI digital controllers. Northwest Logic’s high-performance, high-quality and silicon-proven digital IP controller cores are optimized for

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Semi Content in Electronic Systems Forecast to Drop to 26.4% in 2019

July 18, 2019, anysilicon

In its upcoming Mid-Year Update to The McClean Report 2019 (to be released at the end of July), IC Insights forecasts that the 2019 global electronic systems market will grow 4% to $1,680 billion. In contrast, the worldwide semiconductor market is expected to drop by 12% this year to $443.8 billion after exceeding

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What is a System on Chip (SoC)?

July 10, 2019, anysilicon

A system on a chip, also known as an SoC, is essentially an integrated circuit or an IC that takes a single platform and integrates an entire electronic or computer system onto it. It is, exactly as its name suggests, an entire system on a single chip. The components that

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Omni Design Technologies opens design center in Bangalore, India

July 08, 2019, anysilicon

U.S.-based Omni Design Technologies, a developer of high-performance ultra-low-power analog and mixed-signal IP cores continues its rapid expansion of core R&D capability with the inauguration of ODT India Center of Excellence, Pvt Ltd, in Bangalore, India. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Omni Design Technologies Inc., ODT India will supplement the advanced

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What is a Probe Card?

July 05, 2019, anysilicon

A probe card is essentially an interface or a board that is used to perform wafer test for a semiconductor wafer. It is used to connect to the integrated circuits located on a wafer to the ATE (Automated Test Equipment) in order to test their electrical parameters and performance before

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