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What is an ASIC?
An application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) is an IC that is customised for a specific application (end product or a closely related family of end products), such as a chip which is designed to run a cellular handset.
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2013-05-20 ST bags design wins for 28nm FDSOI
ST has claimed three design wins for its FDSOI manufacturing process, a move that could draw out support from EDA software and IP providers.
2013-02-06 Solving SoC and FPGA prototyping debug issues
Read about the accelerated development, verification and debugging of ASIC hardware and software.
2004-08-05 Sharp and Tessera expand packaging agreement
Seeking to broaden its exposure to the consumer electronics market, Tessera Technologies Inc. has expanded an existing agreement to license semiconductor packaging technology to Sharp Corp.
2002-04-15 Researchers propose dual design verification model
Indian researchers are proposing a novel verification methodology that uses two representations of a design throughout the verification process, one a behavioral model in C and the other an RTL model.
2002-10-01 Programmable logic enables powerful SoC solutions
With the ability to embed complete systems on a single FPGA, programmable logic has enabled a new realm of powerful yet very flexible SoC solutions.
2013-04-12 Poor 4Q12 IC market to pick up this year
IHS revealed that global semiconductor revenue in 2012 declined by 2.2 per cent from 2011, but is seen to climb by 5.6 per cent in 2013.
2002-09-09 Philips reaffirms relationship with Ericsson Mobile Platforms
Royal Philips Electronics and Ericsson Mobile Platforms have signed an agreement which reinforces their partnership to develop 2.5G and 3G handset technologies utilizing Philips' semiconductor capabilities.
2002-08-06 ON Semiconductor to expand wireless product line
ON Semiconductor has launched a campaign to expand its presence in the portable and wireless markets.
2007-03-05 NXP touts 'smallest' ULPI Hi-Speed USB transceivers
With the smallest device in this family measuring 2.2-by-2.25-by-0.6mm, in a 0.4mm ball pitch, NXP's ULPI Hi-Speed USB transceivers are touted to be the smallest in the market.
2002-04-26 IXYS to acquire Clare for $55M
Power semiconductor manufacturer IXYS Corp. has agreed to acquire Clare Inc., a designer and manufacturer of high-voltage ICs, solid state relays, mixed-signal ASICS and driver ICs.
2007-06-13 IBM takes wraps off 45nm ASIC with SOI
IBM has unveiled the Cu-45HP custom chip, an ASIC based on a 45nm process and uses embedded DRAM implemented on SOI technology.
2006-08-31 Fujitsu unveils three new macros for ASIC designs
Fujitsu Microelectronics America has introduced a trio of new macros for custom ASIC designsa Serial ATA PHY storage interface, a 10Gbps clock data recovery transceiver and a serdes macro that is compliant with PCI Express version 1.0a.
2011-03-11 Fujitsu Semi strengthened by new business focus
Fujitsu's Haruki Okada outlines the company's success strategies, among them, the fab-lite option, and narrowing its business focus to high-performance ASICs, image ASSPs, automotive and mobile/ecology.
2002-07-31 Flextronics licenses ARM cores for communication apps
Flextronics Semiconductor has licensed ARM's ARM7TDMI microprocessor core.
2006-10-10 Faraday launches 'state-of-the-art' structured ASIC
Faraday Technology recently launched NC Express, said to be the most state-of-the-art device in the company's Composer Structured ASIC product line targeting communication, networking and enterprise applications.
2015-08-21 Examining two simple secondary battery circuits
In this article, we tackle two issues where non-standard solutions are useful, and in each case a less well known feature of many voltage references complicated the design.
2006-11-13 End-user segment growth drives VoIP market
Revenues for the VoIP market reached $256.2 million last year and are estimated to reach $857.8 million in 2009 given the dramatic growth of end-user segments.
2004-03-08 EDA CEOs field provocative questions
In a broad-ranging panel discussion at the Design and Verification Conference (DVCon), moderator John Cooley asked EDA CEOs a variety of provocative questions - and received some spirited responses.
2007-01-08 eASIC expands structured ASIC line with ARM926EJ processor
eASIC Corp. has added the ARM926EJ processor to its Nextreme 90nm product family.
2004-06-10 Dataquest sets optimistic tone for EDA
Presentations by Gartner Dataquest analysts on the eve of the Design Automation Conference (DAC) here set a positive tone for the EDA and silicon intellectual property (IP) industries, both of which are expected to show strong growth in 2004.
2005-04-26 CriVinn adopts Synopsys' VCS NTB to accelerate ASIC development
Synopsys Inc. disclosed that CriVinn Teoranta, a developer of networking, automotive and computing ASICs, FPGAs and IP, has adopted Synopsys' VCS comprehensive RTL verification solution for use in its chip verification methodology.
2007-05-01 Commoditization shakes ASIC business
The tumultuous ASIC business is undergoing a shakeout amid dwindling design starts and soaring technology costs.
2007-03-01 Capacitive sensing done in OneTouch
Combining mixed-signal ASICs, tools and support, Synaptics Inc. unveiled its capacitive sensing technology as a comprehensive, configurable solution for an expanding market.
2013-04-23 ASIC's communications days could be numbered
A new breed of merchant networking processors will replace ASICs in routers and switches over the next decade, Stanford University engineering professor Nick McKeown believes.
2014-09-17 AM335x reliability considerations in PLC apps
Know some of the challenges in meeting the reliability and environmental requirements for types of logic controllers with commercially available processors.
2013-11-26 Advantages of low latency networks
There are a number of players carving out a niche with low latency, high throughput networks and networked devices.
2015-03-10 Addressing difficult thermal analysis problems
Find out how a simple analogue ASIC can be used to solve a difficult thermal analysis problem. It allows system designers to fully model, measure and modify designs before committing to costly silicon.
2002-06-01 Abstraction tackles interoperability
Applying abstraction methodologies can help developers of network-based devices match speed requirements with the rapid evolution of interoperability products.
2008-04-01 8bit MCUs take tiny steps to rule the market
Even as feature creep moves some applications to 16bit and beyond, continual increases in the processing capabilities and integration levels of 8bit devices are opening new applications to replace the old. The result is an expanding array of increasingly powerful 8bit MCUs for cost-conscious designs.
2004-11-15 Xilinx to wrestle ASIC vendors with EasyPath revisions
Xilinx is intensifying its competition with ASIC vendors with the recent revisions in its EasyPath FPGA technology. EasyPath, according to Xilinx, is the industry's lowest cost and only conversion-free replacement to ASICs for volume production.
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