Brite Semiconductor is a world-leading ASIC design solution provider, and DDR controller/PHY provider, targeting at ULSI ASIC/SoC chip design on SMIC advanced 55nm/40nm/28nm process technology and turn-Key solutions. Brite Semiconductor provides flexible one-stop services from RTL/netlist to chip delivery, and seamless, low-cost, and low-risk solutions to customers. Brite Semiconductor was founded in 2008 by venture capital firms from China and abroad, and collaborated with Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) as strategic partners in 2010. Headquarter in Shanghai, Brite has two subsidiaries of Beijing Brite IP and Hefei Brite Technology and has set up offices in US, Europe, Japan and Taiwan providing services to customers.
The company focuses on providing the best-in-class turnkey end-to-end SoC solution – Spec to Silicon Validation with a differentiation of innovative methodologies. The company’s founders and leadership team come with a vast experience from semiconductor product development and best-in-class services. Extremely result-oriented, with a passion towards innovative chip design methodology. The leadership in the company have a successful track record in building several companies and products from ground.
MegaChips Corporation was established in 1990 as the first innovative fabless semiconductor company in Japan. MegaChips exploits expertise in analog, digital and MEMS technology and globally provides LSIs and solutions that are crucial for advancing technology innovation. www.megachips.com .
SiFive brings the power of open source and software automation to the semiconductor industry, making it possible to develop new hardware faster and more affordably than ever before. With our platform for rapidly designing, testing and building RISC‑V-based core IP and chips, we’re accelerating the pace of innovation for businesses large and small.
Socionext is a global, innovative enterprise that designs, develops and delivers System-on-Chip based solutions to customers worldwide. The company is focused on technologies that drive today’s leading-edge applications in consumer, automotive and industrial markets. Socionext combines world-class expertise, experience, and an extensive IP portfolio to provide exceptional solutions and ensure a better quality of experience for customers.
Reflex CES is an ISO9001 company designing and manufacturing custom electronic embedded systems. Solutions delivered include: CPU, processing or acquisition boards or complete chassis, high speed data recorders, FPGA SoC, ASIC prototyping platforms; ReflexCES also delivers customized SoM carrier boards with dedicated IOs and extensions.
Aldec Inc., headquartered in Henderson, Nevada, is an industry leader in Electronic Design Verification. Established in 1984, Aldec offers patented technology in the areas of mixed-language RTL simulation, FPGA acceleration and emulation, SoC/ASIC prototyping, design rule checking, clock domain crossing analysis, requirements traceability and functional verification for military, aerospace, avionics, automotive and industrial applications. www.aldec.com
Avery Design Systems enables system and SOC design teams to achieve dramatic functional verification productivity improvements through the use of
- Robust core-through-chip-level Verification IP including models, protocol checking, and testsuites for PCI Express, CXL, NVM Express, Gen-Z, CCIX, USB and USB PD, AMBA AXI/ACE/CHI/AHB/APB, Ethernet 1-400G, UFS, MIPI CSI/DSI, I3C/I2C/SMBus, DDR5/LPDDR5/GDDR6, HBM2E/3, ONFI/Toggle, SATA, AHCI, eMMC, SD/SDIO, CAN FD, and FlexRay standards
- SimXACT and SymXprop formal analysis applications for gate-level and RTL X-pessimism verification and real X root cause and sequential backtracing
- Accelerated verification through SimAccel FPGA-based simulation accelerator targeting NVMe SSD and PCIe designs including virtual prototyping for embedded processor and host system software for full HW-SW co-validation
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world's most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. Established in 1981, the company reported revenues in the last fiscal year in excess of $1.15 billion. Corporate headquarters are located at 8005 S.W. Boeckman Road, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-7777.
Atmel Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML) is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of microcontrollers, capacitive touch solutions, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency (RF) components. Leveraging one of the industry's broadest intellectual property (IP) technology portfolios, Atmel® provides the electronics industry with complete system solutions focused on industrial, consumer, security, communications, computing and automotive markets. Read more...
Some of the IPs that are ready for the off-the-shelf deployment are, 10gbps SerDes, PCIE gen3 with backward compatability of Gen2 & Gen1, USB 3.0 /&3.1, PCI GEN4, Phase Locked Loops upto 16GHz, clocking solutions and CDR ( Clock Data Recovery) circuits.
The above IPs are available in all the major foundries like TSMC, Gobal Foundries in the technology nodes starting from 90nm to 28nm.
GLOBALFOUNDRIES entered the foundry industry in early 2009 with a simple but ambitious goal to become the world's first truly global foundry. In a short span of time, we have achieved this milestone with manufacturing operations spanning three continents for flexible and secure supply. Furthermore, we are charting a bold new course to completely reshape the landscape of the foundry industry through a collaborative approach to both technology development and customer engagement. Our manufacturing centers in Germany, the United States and Singapore deliver advanced technologies to market in high volume and mature yield faster than any other foundry in the world, and offer an outstanding legacy of foundry operational and customer service excellence. Our global manufacturing footprint is supported by major facilities for research, development and design enablement located near the major hubs of semiconductor activity in the US, Europe and Asia.
Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), the world's number one supplier of microcontrollers, is a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions including microcontrollers, SoC solutions and a broad range of analog and power devices. Business operations began as Renesas Electronics in April 2010 through the integration of NEC Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723) and Renesas Technology Corp., with operations spanning research, development, design and manufacturing for a wide range of applications. Headquartered in Japan, Renesas Electronics has subsidiaries in approximately 20 countries worldwide.
Samsung Foundry offers deep expertise in advanced process and design technologies as well as an excellent track record in high-volume manufacturing. We offer a full range of foundry capabilities from design engagements to turnkey projects, with a focus on leading-edge process technologies from 90nm to 32/28nm on 300mm wafers and beyond. Samsung Foundry provides a full range of solutions including advanced process technology, design services, design intellectual property (IP), and manufacturing facilities. Customer support is available at every step, from the initial engagement to volume manufacturing. And customer IP is stringently protected.
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) is one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world and the largest and most advanced foundry in mainland China. SMIC provides integrated circuit (IC) foundry and technology services at 0.35-micron to 28-nanometer. Headquartered in Shanghai, China, SMIC has a 300mm wafer fabrication facility (fab) and a 200mm mega-fab in Shanghai; a 300mm mega-fab and a second majority owned 300mm fab under development for advance nodes in Beijing; and 200mm fabs in Tianjin and Shenzhen. SMIC also has marketing and customer service offices in the U.S., Europe, Japan, and Taiwan, and a representative office in Hong Kong.
Established in 1987, TSMC is the world's first dedicated semiconductor foundry. As the founder and a leader of the Dedicated IC Foundry segment, TSMC has built its reputation by offering advanced and "More-than-Moore" wafer production processes and unparalleled manufacturing efficiency. From its inception, TSMC has consistently offered the foundry segment's leading technologies and TSMC COMPATIBLE® design services. Read more...
The company's total managed capacity reached 15.1 million eight-inch equivalent wafers in 2012. TSMC operates three advanced 12-inch wafer fabs, four eight-inch wafer fabs, and one six-inch wafer fab in Taiwan. TSMC also manages two eight-inch fabs at wholly owned subsidiaries: WaferTech in the United States and TSMC China Company Limited. TSMC also obtains eight-inch wafer capacity from other companies in which the Company has an equity interest.
To better manage its long-term strategic growth, TSMC is investing in lighting and solar energy related-industries. With differentiated technology offerings and unique value propositions, TSMC will aggressively pursue new opportunities in these fields.
TSMC is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) under ticker number 2330, and its American Depositary Shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol "TSM".
UMC is a leading global semiconductor foundry that provides advanced technology and manufacturing for applications spanning every major sector of the IC industry. UMC's robust foundry solutions allow chip designers to leverage the company's leading-edge processes, which include 28nm poly-SiON and gate-last High-K/Metal Gate technology, mixed signal/RFCMOS, and a wide range of specialty technologies. UMC is committed to the timely delivery of leading-edge solutions that serve the specific and unique requirements of our customers in the face of today's advanced applications. UMC collaborates closely with customers as well as partners throughout the entire supply chain, including equipment, EDA tool, and IP vendors to work synergistically towards each customer's SoC silicon success.
The Programmable Solutions Group within Intel offers a broad portfolio of programmable logic solutions that allow customers to solve a wide variety of system-level challenges. FPGAs enable system architects to increase system performance and power efficiency, reduce total cost of ownership and board area, and accelerate time-to-market and design team productivity. Intel FPGAs and SoC FPGAs target an array of applications in many industries, including automotive, broadcast, data center, communications, consumer, industrial, medical, military and aerospace, and test and measurement.
Microsemi Corporation offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for communications, defense & security, aerospace and industrial markets. Products include high-performance, radiation-hardened and highly reliable analog mixed-signal integrated circuits, FPGAs, SoCs and ASICs; power management products; timing and voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans; as well as custom design capabilities and services.
Xilinx and technology and manufacturing partner Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) developed a high-κ metal gate (HKMG), high-performance, low-power 28nm process technology for FPGAs. This new 28nm process technology builds upon the achievements of 40nm FPGA process development and introduces a new HKMG technology to maximize usable system performance through lower power. Read more...
Much more than just another connector company, Samtec puts people first with a commitment to exceptional service, quality products, and convenient design tools. We believe that people matter, and taking care of our customers and our employees is paramount in how we approach our business. This belief is deeply ingrained throughout the organization, and means that you can expect exceptional service coupled with technologies that take the industry further faster.
Alphawave is a team of technology industry veterans and engineers with a nearly 20 year history of building successful Silicon/IP teams. Founded in 2017, Alphawave has already seen strong success and impact in delivering proven Silicon in leading 7nm processes. Profitable since day one, Alphawave is investing heavily in our existing and future products. This has already resulted in Alphawave building one of the most technologically exciting and fastest growing businesses in the history of semiconductors.
Analog Bits, Inc. is the leader in developing and delivering low-power integrated clocking and interconnect IP that are pervasive in virtually all of today's semiconductors. Products include precision clocking macros such as PLLs and DLLs, programmable interconnect solutions, such as multi-protocol SERDES and I/Os; as well as specialized high-speed SRAMs and TCAMs.
AnalogX (www.analogx.io) develops cutting-edge, connectivity IP solutions for today’s premier technology companies. Founded in 2017, AX’s mission is to enable high-end, mixed-signal IPs that drive revolutionary SoC designs for high-bandwidth applications that range from AI to Data Center Computing. AnalogX Inc. headquarters are in Toronto, Canada.
Avago Technologies is a leading designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of analog, digital, mixed signal and optoelectronics components and subsystems with a focus in III-V compound semiconductor design and processing. Backed by an extensive portfolio of intellectual property, Avago products serve four primary target markets: wireless communications, wired infrastructure, enterprise storage, industrial and other markets.
Faraday Technology Corporation is a leading ASIC design Service and IP provider. The broad silicon IP portfolio includes I/O, Cell Library, Memory Compiler, ARM-compliant CPUs, DDR2/3/4, low-power DDR1/2/3, MIPI, V-by-One, MPEG4, H.264, USB 2.0/3.1 Gen 1, 10/100/1000 Ethernet, Serial ATA, PCI Express, and programmable SerDes, etc. Headquartered in Taiwan, Faraday has service and support offices around the world, including the U.S., Japan, Europe, and China.
GLOBAL UNICHIP CORP. (GUC), is the Flexible ASIC LeaderTM who provides the semiconductor industry with leading IC implementation and SoC manufacturing services. Based in Hsin-chu Taiwan, GUC has developed a global reputation with a presence in China, Europe, Japan, Korea, and North America. GUC is publicly traded on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under the symbol 3443.
M31 Technology is a professional silicon intellectual property (SIP) provider. The company was founded in July 2011 with headquarter in Hsinchu, Taiwan. M31’s strength is R&D and customer service. With substantial experience in IP development, IC design and electronic design automation, M31 focuses on providing high-speed interface IP, memory compilers and standard cell library solutions.
Naneng Microelectronics is a leading edge semiconductor IP design and IP service provider in China and oversea market. With proprietary circuit design technology and progressive development, Naneng has achieved intellectual property on the physical layer IP for application like PCIE, USB3.1/USB3.0/USB2.0, JESD204B, V-By-One, as well as the next generation of high speed serial interface IP.
Renesas Electronics Corporation delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live—securely and safely. A global leader in microcontrollers, analog, power and SoC products, Renesas provides the expertise, quality, and comprehensive solutions for a broad range of Automotive, Industrial, Home Electronics (HE), Office Automation (OA) and Information Communication Technology (ICT) applications to help shape a limitless future.
Silicon Creations provides world class silicon IP for precision and general purpose timing (PLLs), SerDes and high-speed differential IOs. We have a deep commitment to our customer’s success and to providing complete support. Our careful development procedures and strong QA result in robust and correct designs. And in our labs we comprehensively test all key blocks. As a result our IP has an excellent record of first silicon to mass production in over 300 chips for over 100 customers. Our IP is used in diverse applications including mobile phones, consumer devices, processors, network devices and medical devices and in technologies from 180nm to 10nm, and has earned “best-of” awards from TSMC and SMIC. Silicon Creations was founded in 2006, is self-funded and is growing. We have development centers in Atlanta, USA and Krakow, Poland and world-wide sales representation.
Terminus Circuits Pvt Ltd which is started and being operated by technocrats who have proved themselves in the semiconductor industry over the past two decades. The main focus of the company is into design & development of serial links in high speed interface circuit design area and into analog circuits. For the last four years of development has resulted into development of highly complex interface IPs which are niche in the market and have potential for large volume productions catering into consumer and enterprise market needs. Some of the IPs that are ready for the off-the-shelf deployment are, 10gbps SerDes, PCIE gen3 with backward compatability of Gen2 & Gen1, USB 3.0 /&3.1, PCI GEN4, Phase Locked Loops upto 16GHz, clocking solutions and CDR ( Clock Data Recovery) circuits. The above IPs are available in all the major foundries like TSMC, Gobal Foundries in the technology nodes starting from 90nm to 28nm.
CCIX Consortium was founded to enable a new class of interconnect focused on emerging acceleration applications such as machine learning, network processing, storage off-load, inmemory database and 4G/5G wireless technology. The standard allows processors based on different instruction set architectures to extend the benefits of cache coherent, peer processing to acceleration devices including FPGAs, GPUs, network/storage adapters, intelligent networks, and custom ASICs, allowing system designers to seamlessly integrate the right combination of heterogeneous components for their specific system needs. For more information, please visit www.ccixconsortium.com.
Compute Express Link™ (CXL™) is an industry-supported Cache-Coherent Interconnect for Processors, Memory Expansion and Accelerators. CXL technology maintains memory coherency between the CPU memory space and memory on attached devices, which allows resource sharing for higher performance, reduced software stack complexity, and lower overall system cost. This permits users to simply focus on target workloads as opposed to the redundant memory management hardware in their accelerators.
ETP4HPC – the European Technology Platform (ETP) for High-Performance Computing (HPC) - is a private, industry-led and non-profit association. Our main mission is to promote European HPC research and innovation in order to maximise the economic and societal benefit of HPC for European science, industry and citizens. Our main task is to propose research priorities and programme contents in the area of HPC technology and usage, by issuing a Strategic Research Agenda (SRA). This SRA is used by the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking (JU) to define the contents of the HPC Technology Work Programmes.
Gen-Z is an open-systems fabric-based architecture designed to interconnect processors, memory devices and accelerators. The fabric enables resource provisioning and sharing to support a diverse range of applications and provide flexibility for system reconfiguration as application demands for different resources change. Gen-Z fabric utilizes memory-semantic communications to move data between memories on different components with minimal overhead. Memory-semantic communications are extremely efficient and simple, which is critical to delivering low-latency, high-bandwidth data transactions. Gen-Z was developed to enhance existing server solutions and enable new architectures, while increasing performance (high-bandwidth, low-latency), software efficiency, power optimization, security, and industry agility.
PCI-SIG is the consortium that owns and manages PCI specifications as open industry standards. The organization defines industry standard I/O (input/output) specifications consistent with the needs of its members. Currently, PCI-SIG is comprised of over 800 industry-leading member companies. To join PCI-SIG, and for a list of the Board of Directors, visit www.pcisig.com.