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2020F Top 15 Semiconductor Sales Leaders Including Foundries

November 24, 2020, anysilicon

IC Insights’ November Update to the 2020 McClean Report, released later this month, includes a discussion of the forecasted top-25 semiconductor suppliers in 2020. This research bulletin covers the expected top-15 2020 semiconductor suppliers (Figure 1).
The November Update also includes a detailed five-year forecast through 2024 of the IC market by product type (including

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Wafer Capacity by Feature Size Shows Strongest Growth at <10nm

November 17, 2020, anysilicon

IC capacity for leading-edge (<10nm) processes is expected to grow and become the largest portion of monthly installed capacity across the industry beginning in 2024, based on information in IC Insights’ Global Wafer Capacity 2020-2024 report.  At the end of 2020, <10nm capacity is expected to account for 10% of the

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CEO interview: Graham Curren of Sondrel

November 16, 2020, anysilicon

It has been my pleasure to interview Graham Curren, CEO of Sondrel. A veteran of the Electronics Design industry, he founded Sondrel in 2002 to provide digital ASIC designs.
 

 
How did you aim to differentiate Sondrel when you started?
My view of the market was that there

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Synopsys Acquires In-chip Monitoring Solutions Leader Moortec

November 12, 2020, anysilicon

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 11, 2020 — Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS) today announced that it has acquired Moortec, a leading provider of in-chip monitoring technology specializing in process, voltage and temperature (PVT) sensors. The Moortec sensors provide a key component to Synopsys’ new Silicon Lifecycle Management (SLM) platform. Data from

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Unit-Level Traceability for Automotive Customers

November 12, 2020, anysilicon

Automotive product traceability has existed in one form or another for several decades. Traceability generally refers to tracking and tracing each component that comprises every sub-system in a car. Traditionally, this has been achieved with direct part marking on mechanical or electronic components, using 1D or 2D barcodes or radio-frequency

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Faraday’s 22nm Fundamental IP Adopted for Intelligent IoT Devices

November 12, 2020, anysilicon

Faraday Technology Corporation (TWSE: 3035), a leading ASIC design service and IP provider, today announced that its 22ULP/ULL fundamental IP set has been adopted by customers in multiple IC developments, including IP camera SoCs, true-wireless-stereo (TWS) earphone SoCs, IoT SoCs, and voice recognition AI processors. The IP set is implemented

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