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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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2004-10-07 2004 Design Trends and EDA Tools
Global Sources and Gartner announced the results of their annual joint study, which indicates growing use of finer process technologies in the design of standard ICs and ASICs in mainland China and Taiwan.
2002-09-23 0-In Design: A preferred approach for verification
Companies designing complex multimillion gate ASICs recognize functional verification as one of the largest problems facing design teams.
2002-11-18 null
The debate on whether FPGAs would eventually replace ASICs is moot because both would continue to have their own supporters; the best way is a product that has the power of an ASIC and the flexibility of a FPGA.
2003-12-26 Xilinx, IBM assure of serdes interoperability
Xilinx Inc. has announced successful interoperability testing of the IBM High Speed serdes (HSS) core with Xilinx's Virtex-II Pro 3.125 serial transceivers.
2005-11-02 Xilinx unveils free RPR MAC reference design for Virtex-4 FPGAs
Xilinx Inc. announced a free RPR MAC reference design for use with its Virtex-4 family of domain-optimized FPGAs.
2004-12-03 Xilinx selects Activemedia as training provider
Xilinx Inc. has appointed Activemedia as its first authorized training provider (ATP) in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.
2014-06-13 Xilinx SDNet cranks up programmability
The SDNet serves as a platform for softly defined networks, which feature programmable software and hardware, as well as reconfigurable content-aware data pre-processing at wire speed.
2004-09-09 Xilinx re-organizes to emphasize embedded, DSP apps
Programmable logic device vendor Xilinx Inc. has created two divisions within its organizational structure; a DSP division under Omid Tahernia and an embedded processing division led by Mark Aaldering, the company said Sept. 6.
2011-03-21 Xilinx poised to catch Altera at 28nm
Calling its Kintex 28nm device family a winner, analysts predict Xilinx would catch Altera at 28nm as the company is now sampling its second 28nm product, ahead of Altera.
2002-11-22 Xilinx packs more I/O into its FPGA line
Xilinx Inc. has upgraded its top-selling FPGA line by packing in more I/O pins and logic resources.
2003-01-13 Xilinx FPGAs enable MEI network technology
Xilinx Inc. has announced that Motion Engineering Inc. has utilized Xilinx Spartan-IIE FPGAs on the development of its SynqNet technology, a motion network designed to enhance machine performance & reliability.
2008-04-09 Xilinx FPGAs debuts for high-radiation space apps
Xilinx rolled radiation-tolerant Xilinx Virtex-4QV FPGAs, said to be the first FPGA solution for space applications to offer multiple platforms optimized for stringent high-performance processing needs.
2004-05-17 Xilinx FPGA family offering up to 6M system gates
Xilinx Inc. has announced the immediate availability of its QPRO Virtex-II radiation-tolerant reconfigurable Platform FPGA family.
2002-11-18 Xilinx fast-tracks RapidIO
Xilinx has launched RapidIO cores for its latest FPGAs with embedded PowerPC processors.
2007-02-05 Xilinx eyes great opportunity for PLD in Asia
Noting Asian engineering teams' relentless efforts to innovate and add new features to industry-leading products, David Loftus, Xilinx VP and general manager for its CPLD division sees a "greater opportunity for PLDs" in the Asia-Pacific region.
2013-02-04 Xilinx expands 20nm design portfolio
The 20nm portfolio builds upon the company's breakthroughs proven at 28nm to provide an extra generation of system performance, lower power and programmable system integration.
2011-05-24 Xilinx buys Sarance Technologies, expands comms portfolio
Xilinx Inc. has announced its acquisition of Sarance Technologies. The move completes Xilinx's technology portfolio for line card applications by adding connectivity communications capabilities.
2003-12-11 Xilinx announces breakthrough in FPGA architecture
Xilinx Inc. has developed a new architecture that is expected to improve significantly the deployment of multiple domain-specific FPGA platforms with an optimal blend of features. At the heart of the ASMBL architecture is a modular framework of silicon subsystems, enabling a new FPGA development methodology for rapid and cost-effective deployment of platforms targeted to different application domains.
2011-04-06 Xilinx acquires optical transport IP developer
Xilinx has acquired Irish telecom startup Omiino, which produces framers and packet mappers for packet optical networks in the 10G, 20G, 40G and Ethernet segments.
2005-06-01 Xilinx 'future-proofs' wireless base stations
Wireless base station solutions are being developed to cost-effectively address today's needs and tomorrow's unknown.
2003-07-11 Xicor device targets portable multimedia apps
Xicor Inc. has announced a family of power supply sequencers designed for processor sub-systems and multi-voltage systems in routers and basestations.
2006-01-20 XFP transceiver IC features jitter attenuating capability
Silicon Laboratories announced what it touts as the industry's first 10Gbps XFP transceiver IC with integrated jitter attenuating capability on both transmit and receive data paths.
2005-03-21 Wipro, Cadence renew EDA agreement
Tapping into a growing Indian IC design market, Cadence Design Systems Inc. has renewed an agreement giving India-based Wipro Technologies access to its EDA software.
2006-12-15 Wipro selects Cadence as primary VLSI vendor
Wipro Technologies, a global independent R&D services provider and the services arm of Wipro Ltd, has chosen Cadence Design Systems as its primary vendor for VLSI and system design solutions.
2007-12-17 Windows Embedded CE 6.0 BSP rolls for Atmel's AT91CAP9 kits
Atmel and Adeneo have announced the availability of a Microsoft Windows Embedded CE 6.0 BSP for Atmel's AT91CAP9A-STK Starter Kit and AT91CAP9A-DK Development Kit.
2008-05-30 Will LSI venture into Ethernet?
For a company now focused exclusively on storage and networking markets, LSI Corp. has a glaring lack of standard Ethernet products.
2010-09-28 Which chip company will Oracle buy?
Just months after Oracle purchased Sun Microsystems, CEO Larry Ellison announced that the company is considering to buy a chip manufacturer. There are varied forecasts on which the likely candidates are.
2007-11-05 What's the future for NEC Electronics?
A big question remains for NEC Electronics: Four years after being spun off from parent NEC Corp.and several management changes lateris the chipmaker heading in the right direction or is it destined to sink?
2014-09-02 What's switching: Nine takeaways from Hot Interconnects
The event sizzled with announcements and discussionsFacebook introduced its high-profile switch, critics attacked Ethernet's shortfalls, experts scrutinised Wi-Fi, and silicon photonics took centre stage.
2007-11-16 What's next in microcontrollers?
MCUs have come a long way in terms of their applications, processing capability, architectures and fusion with other semiconductor products. So what are some of its future challenges and what is next in MCUs? This article explores the challenges and opportunities ahead.
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