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Israeli Semiconductor Companies

March 12, 2019, anysilicon

Last update: March-2019

 

This article is an attempt to gather all the Israeli Semiconductor Companies into a single document. Israel’s semiconductor industry consists mainly of three types of companies – multinational IC design companies, fabless companies, and ASIC design services companies.

 

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Intel

 

Intel established a presence in Israel in 1974 in Haifa with five employees. Today the company employs about 10,000 people, in addition to indirectly supporting the employment of 30,000 workers in Israel. About 60% of Intel Israel’s employees are engaged in cutting-edge R&D, while half support high-volume manufacturing of microprocessors that power the world’s computing devices.

Intel has four development centers located in Haifa, Yakum, Petach Tikva and Jerusalem, as well as manufacturing-related facilities in Kiryat Gat and Jerusalem.

 

Website: https://www.intel.com

 

Qualcomm

 

Qualcomm Israel has 2 R&D centers located at Haifa and Hod Hasharon, both sites are affiliated to Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Qualcomm’s largest division, selling millions of chips per year.
The R&D center in Israel was established in 1993 and since targets to provide meaningful contributions to Qualcomm’s products, technologies and innovation. Between 2010-2016, Qualcomm acquired five Israeli companies, and continues to expand in leading technologies.

 

Website: https://www.qualcomm.com

 

Marvell

 

Marvell Israel is a part of the Marvell® Technology Group, headquartered in Santa Clara, CA and has more than 5,700 employees worldwide. Marvell is the 3rd fabless semiconductor company worldwide, shipping over 1 billion chips per year. Marvell has three offices in Israel at Yokneam, Ramat Gan and Petah Tikva. Marvell Israel is the leading front of Ethernet technology, with end to end development of Enterprise, Campus and Datacenter networking products ranging from Ethernet switches and Storage networking to Server Network Adapters (a.k.a NICs).

 

Website: https://www.marvell.com

 

Mellanox (Nvidia)

 

Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end Ethernet and InfiniBand intelligent interconnect solutions and services for servers, storage, and hyper-converged infrastructure. Mellanox intelligent interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications and unlocking system performance. Mellanox offers a choice of high performance solutions: network and multicore processors, network adapters, switches, cables, software and silicon, that accelerate application runtime and maximize business results for a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web 2.0, cloud, storage, network security, telecom and financial services.

 

Website: http://www.mellanox.com/

 

Freescale (now NXP)

 

Built on a 50-year legacy with Motorola and Philips, NXP has, research and development, technical support and sales operations in Israel.

 

Website: https://www.nxp.com

 

DSP Group

 

DSP Group, Inc. is a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications. At the forefront of semiconductor innovation and operational excellence for over two decades, DSP Group provides a broad portfolio of wireless chipsets integrating DECT/CAT-iq, ULE, Wi-Fi, PSTN, HDClear™, video and VoIP technologies.

 

Website: https://www.dspg.com/

 

IP Light

 

IP Light develops advanced Optical Transport Network (OTN) processors (either as ASSP, Application Specific Standard Products, or as FPGA IP cores) that enable carriers to take the leap into super broadband mobile services, deploying C-RAN based mobile networks or enhancing the capabilities of OTN optical networks quickly and cost effectively.

 

Website: http://www.iplight.com/

 

 

Satixfy

 

Established in 2012 by leading entrepreneurs in the satellite industry, SatixFy designs next-generation satellite communication systems based on in-house developed chipsets. With locations in Israel and the UK, SatixFy develops a line of satellite communication modems with Software Defined Radio (SDR) and Electronically Steered Multi Beam Antennas (ESMA) to support the most advanced standards, such as DVB-S2X.

 

Website: http://www.satixfy.com/

 

Celeno

 

Wi-Fi is the digital foundation of the home and, due to its ubiquity, has already become the dominant wireless connectivity technology for the delivery of IoT.

 

Website: https://www.celeno.com/

 

Nuvoton

 

Nuvoton Technology Israel is located in Hertzliah Pituah and is a fully owned subsidiary of Nuvoton Technology Corporation of Taiwan and the Advanced PC Product Center which is responsible for development and marketing of silicon-based solutions for Personal Computers and Servers.

 

Website: http://www.nuvoton.com

 

Windbond

 

Winbond Israel is a growing R&D center based in Herzlia, Israel, and is a subsidiary of Winbond Corporation Taiwan – the #1 vendor of serial flash memories. At Winbond Israel, we design cutting-edge technology for secure non-volatile memories. Our products target the strictest and highest security standards for new types of mobile consumer solutions.

 

Website: http://winbond.co.il/

 

Annapurna Labs (now Amazon)

 

Annapurna Labs is an amazon company. We are inventing the next generation of cloud computing infrastructure and the storage/networking industry as a whole.

 

Website: http://www.annapurnalabs.com/

 

Arbe Robotics

 

At Arbe we develop and provide a turnkey solution for level 4 full autonomous driving. Based on our proprietary imaging radar, our system is the first ever to provide real-time 4D mapping in high resolution, thus making any vehicle fully-autonomous

 

Website: http://www.arberobotics.com

 

 

Sckipio

 

Founded in 2012, Sckipio is the first semiconductor company focused on the exciting new ITU standard, G.Fast. Headquartered in Ramat Gan, Israel, Sckipio was founded by a veteran team of communications experts with deep experience in broadband access and home networking solutions. Sckipio’s 70-person Gfast team helped create many important communications standards including ADSL, VDSL, WiMax, LTE, WiFi, HomePNA, HomePlug, G.hn, Gfast and MoCA.

 

Website: http://www.sckipio.com/

 

Valens

 

Valens is the inventor and the world leader in HDBaseT technology and a top provider of semiconductor products for the distribution of ultra-high-definition multimedia content, through a single cable, according to the needs of its target markets: AV, automotive, industrial, and consumer electronics.

 

Website https://www.valens.com/

 

Habana

 

Habana Labs was founded in 2016 to unlock the true potential of AI by providing an order of magnitude improvements in processing performance, cost and power consumption.

The company set out to develop AI processors from the ground up, optimized for the specific needs of training deep neural networks and for inference deployment in production environments.

Website: https://habana.ai/

 

Autotalks

 

Autotalks is a fabless semiconductor company devoted to vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communications for manned and autonomous vehicles. Founded in 2008, the company is privately held with strong financial backing from leading global venture capital funds, OEMs and Tier1s. The company headquarters are in Israel with offices in North America, Germany, France, China, Japan and Korea.

Website: https://www.auto-talks.com

 

Innoviz

 

Innoviz is a leading manufacturer of high-performance, solid-state LiDAR sensors and perception software that enable the mass-production of autonomous vehicles. InnovizPro is a solid-state LiDAR that offers outstanding performance and value for automotive and other applications. InnovizOne is a cutting-edge, automotive-grade LiDAR sensor that provides superior 3D sensing for Level 3-Level 5 autonomous driving. Innoviz is backed by top-tier strategic partners and investors, including Aptiv, Magna International, Samsung, Magma Venture Partners, Vertex Ventures, SoftBank Ventures Korea, 360 Capital Partners, Glory Ventures, Naver and others.

 

Website: https://innoviz.tech

 

Hailo 

 

Hailo is developing a breakthrough specialized deep learning processor, that empowers intelligent devices with the performance of a data center-class computer, operating in real time at minimal power consumption, size and cost.

 

Website: https://www.hailotech.com/

 

CoreTigo 

 

CoreTigo is developing a reliable and secured wireless network system to support tens of IoT nodes at a latency of milliseconds. CoretTigo’s system will replace the serial wired cables in industrial control applications, taking the Industrial Revolution 4.0 to the next level.  At CoreTigo, we believe that our technology and solution will one day replace the majority of the serial wires cables in critical mission applications in the world.

 

Website: https://www.coretigo.com/

 

Wiliot

 

Wiliot is a fabless semiconductor company whose mission is to scale the Internet of Things by connecting people with products with cloud connected, sticker sized, Battery Free Bluetooth tags. The company was founded by the leadership of the Gigabit Wi-Fi pioneer Wilocity, a group of wireless engineers experienced in building new products and the ecosystems required for their success. Wiliot has a research and development team based in Israel, operations in Germany and business development in San Diego, California.

 

Website: https://www.wiliot.com/

 

Vayyar

 

Vayyar develops safe, mobile, low cost 3D imaging sensors, enabling applications ranging from breast cancer screening to detecting water leakage, people tracking, vital signs, and more.

 

Website: https://vayyar.com/

 

ColorChip

 

ColorChip brings high speed data transmission to the world’s top mega-datacenters and enterprises. We are the pioneering global leader of hyperscale single-mode solutions, leveraging our patented SystemOnGlassTM platform to deliver robust yet compact optical transceivers that support immense rates of data-intensive traffic. Our high speed solutions and end-to-end production processes push mega data centers and social media providers far into the future, and bring communities everywhere closer together.

 

Website: https://www.color-chip.com/

 

SolarEdge

 

In 2006, SolarEdge revolutionized the solar industry by inventing a better way to collect and manage energy in PV systems. Today, we are a global leader in smart energy technology. By deploying world-class engineering capabilities and with a relentless focus on innovation, we create smart energy products and solutions that power our lives and drive future progress.

 

Website: https://www.solaredge.com/

 

Ceragon

 

Ceragon Networks delivers innovative wireless backhaul solutions that help you increase your operational efficiency, enhance your end-customers’ quality of experience, and ensure your peace of mind. As the #1 wireless backhaul specialist, Ceragon has been leading the industry for over 20 years now. Our mission is resolving your wireless backhaul challenges – helping you achieve the highest value for you! Our solutions are deployed by more than 460 service providers, as well as hundreds of private network owners, in more than 130 countries.

 

Website: https://www.ceragon.com/

 

Vayavision

 

VAYAVISION brings autonomous vehicle perception to new heights. By applying our AI and computer vision algorithms to raw data fused from radar, lidar and camera, we build the most accurate 3D environmental model.

 

Website: https://vayavision.com/

 

Intuitive

 

Inuitive designs powerful multi core processor ICs that serve as the vision processor for Smartphones, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality devices as well as Robots, to name a few of the applications that benefit from its technology.

 

Website: http://www.inuitive-tech.com/

 

PLSense

 

PLSense offers a unique and revolutionary generic approach that goes far beyond existing conventions on the market. In fact, PLSense provides a complete solution for IoT SoC design that only demands minimum energy operation for the targeted performance in a wide range of frequencies (up to 100MHz) dynamically required by the application. While extending the system battery life by a factor of 5-10X from existing solution today.

 

Website: https://www.plsense.com/

 

Altair (now Sony)

 

Altair Semiconductor, a leading provider of LTE chipsets, plays a pivotal role in the IoT. In February 2016, Altair became part of Sony’s Semiconductor Solutions Corporation, combining its leadership in cellular IoT with Sony’s technology and market leadership.

 

Website: https://altair-semi.com/

 

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