Category Archives: ASIC Design

Understanding AXI Protocol – A Quick Introduction

May 01, 2018, anysilicon

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Advanced eXtensible Interface, or AXI, is part of ARM’s AMBA specifications. The AXI is a point to point interconnect that designed for high performance, high speed microcontroller systems. The AXI protocol is based on a point to point interconnect to avoid bus sharing and therefore allow higher bandwidth and lower

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Cyient Acquires Semiconductor Firm AnSem N.V.

April 26, 2018, anysilicon

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Cyient Limited (“Cyient”), a global provider of engineering, manufacturing, geospatial, networks, and operations management services, today announced that its step down subsidiary Cyient Europe Ltd. has acquired AnSem N.V., a leading fabless, custom analog and mixed-signal application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) design company. AnSem specializes in advanced analog, radio frequency, and

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AMBA Bus Overview

April 26, 2018, anysilicon

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The Advanced Microcontroller Bus Architecture (AMBA) is an on-chip interconnect that uses an open standard. The AMBA bus connects to and controls the management of peripherals and blocks designed for SoC or System-on-a-Chip. The development of the AMBA bus has had far reaching effects, including the creation of multi-processor designs

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Sankalp Semiconductor to Participate in Panel Discussion at “The Annual SOI Silicon Valley Symposium”

April 25, 2018, anysilicon

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Sankalp Semiconductor, a design service company offering comprehensive digital & mixed signal SoC services and solutions, will be present at SOI Silicon Valley Symposium on 26th April in Santa Clara, California. Sankalp Semiconductor offers services and solutions to its customers in key semiconductor domains including digital, analog, mixed signal, custom

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Faraday Leads ASIC Industry with Supporting Major Projector Technologies

April 12, 2018, anysilicon

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Faraday Technology Corporation (TWSE: 3035), a leading ASIC design service and IP provider, today unveiled the success of projector ASICs, covering high-end 4K/8K projector, head-up display (HUD), AR, and 3D sensing pico-projector applications for top-tier projector manufacturers in Japan, USA, and Taiwan. By leveraging its design methodology and IP customization

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ASIC Design Low Power Techniques – Reducing Switching

April 11, 2018, anysilicon

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In one of the previous posts we discussed a cool technique to reduce leakage current. This time we will look at dynamic power consumption due to switching and some common techniques to reduce it.
 
Usually, with just a little bit of thinking, reduction of switching activity is quite possible. Let’s look

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