Category Archives: ASIC Design

AST SpaceMobile Selects EnSilica to Support the Development of its Next Generation Advanced Cellular ASIC Chip

OXFORD, United Kingdom – December 10th, 2021 – EnSilica, a leading provider of mixed-signal custom application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) for the automotive, satellite communications and healthcare industries, today announced that it has been selected by AST SpaceMobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASTS) to develop the next generation ASIC for use in the company’s planned space-based

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Sondrel’s modules accelerate implementation of new ASIC designs

Reading, UK  7 December 2021. Sondrel has revealed that its recently launched family of Architecting the future™ IP platforms are very easy to modify to precisely match customers’ ASIC requirements. This is because of its innovative Scalable Architecture Framework™ (SAF) that they are all based on. This uses re-usable, modular

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Sondrel develops Performance Verification Environment to fast-track ASIC creation


Reading, UK – 3 Nov 2021. A critical stage in creating a custom ASIC is verifying that it does what it is supposed to do and in the best way possible. Typically, this is done by synthesising RTL and running it to see how well it performs against the performance

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Sapiens Steering Brain Stimulation (Eindhoven, NL) is founded in 2011 as a spin-out of Philips Research and got integrated into Medtronic in 2014. Their mission: to revolutionise personalised brain stimulation and treat neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease. Sapiens selected ICsense ( for the development of the core component in

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Understanding Formal Verification

The world we are living today is full of complex digital systems that we need to rely on. They are becoming more sophisticated and infinite complex. Safety and security of these systems are of critical importance and repercussions of malfunctions can be catastrophic. Even with rigorous testing, there can be

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The Ultimate Guide to: Integrated Circuit (IC)

Figure 1 – Example of Integrated Circuit
What is an Integrated Circuit?
An integrated circuit is defined as a set of electronic circuits on one small flat piece of semiconductor material, most frequently silicon. It is also referred to as an IC, a chip, or an

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