Category Archives: Supply Chain

Andes Technology and INVECAS Announce Partnership to Win RISC-V-Based SoC Designs for Advanced Processes

November 14, 2018, anysilicon


Andes Technology Corporation, a leading supplier of small, low-power, high performance 32-/64-bit embedded CPU cores, and INVECAS, a provider of leading edge IP solutions, design services and turn-key ASIC capabilities today announced a partnership. The aim of the collaboration is to win RISC-V-based SoC designs for advanced Fab processes. Andes

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GLOBALFOUNDRIES Introduces Avera Semi, a Wholly Owned Subsidiary to Deliver Custom ASIC Solutions

November 01, 2018, anysilicon


GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced the establishment of Avera Semiconductor LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary dedicated to providing custom silicon solutions for a broad range of applications. Avera Semi will leverage deep ties with GF to deliver ASIC offerings on 14/12nm and more mature technologies while providing clients new capabilities and access

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How to Calculate your ASIC Unit Cost

September 12, 2018, anysilicon

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Finding your ASIC unit cost is one of the most important steps prior starting any ASIC design activities. If you are a semiconductor company – your company’s profit is highly depended on the ASIC production cost. This guide will help you understand the different cost components related to the ASIC

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Semiconductor Manufacturing – Quick Overview

August 12, 2018, anysilicon

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Many admit that semiconductor manufacturing is the most complex and difficult manufacturing process that exist today. We agree. There are several ways to describe the Semiconductor manufacturing flow, but they are all boiled down to a very basic diagram.
The following diagram is a simplified flow describing the semiconductor

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RoodMicrotec N.V.: RoodMicrotec selected as key partner for EnSilica automotive ASIC project

August 09, 2018, anysilicon


RoodMicrotec N.V., the leading independent company for semiconductors supply and quality services, has been selected by EnSilica as a key partner to support a major automotive ASIC design win. EnSilica is one of Europe’s leading companies in the field of custom mixed signal and digital ASIC design. This design win

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How to Cut Costs, Time and Pain during ASIC Manufacturing

June 25, 2018, anysilicon

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Managing an end-to-end ASIC supply chain process is one of the biggest challenges of chip projects. The semiconductor value chain, which has always been complex, does not seem to get any simpler. A McKinsey report pointed out “there has been a 50 percent increase in test and verification time during

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