ChipStart Partner Ecosystem
Re-Configurable Processor Solutions
Advanced Architectures (A2) provides architectural design services and high performance IP cores to SoC developers. A2 specializes in high-end architectures for systems that require multiprocessor, SIMD parallel systems or custom pipeline based solutions...Headquartered in Irvine, California, Advanced Architectures was founded in 1993 and is privately held.
Software and Hardware Verification in One Hand
Adveda is a company in the domain of functional simulation and verification of software and hardware. Adveda helps both SW- and HW- developers to close the SoC verification gap by offering fast and fully integrated simulation and debugging tools.
Aizyc Technology (Pronounced "A-zic") is an end-to-end Product Engineering company based out of Hyderabad, India, incorporated to offer reliable and multi-approach (Custom SoC, FPGA & System Design) solutions to semiconductor and electronic system product companies of all sizes. The expert team has completed projects in the areas of ARM based SOCs, PCI, PCIe root complex and endpoint interface solutions, USB 1.1 and 2.0 (Host controllers -EHCI, OHCI, Device Controller, Hub, ULPI, USB On-The-Go), Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI, On-Chip interconnects (AMBA, OCP), DDR-3 SDRAM interface and SDIO Devices. For FPGA solutions, they have proven expertise in Xilinx and Altera design flows.
Avery Design Systems
Avery Design Systems was founded in 1998 to develop and market functional verification software. Avery is headquartered in Andover, MA and also operates an R&D center in Taipei, Taiwan. Avery's products automate the functional verification of ASIC/SOCs and systems.
Berkeley Analog is a recognized leader of silicon-proven Analog and Mixed-signal semiconductor intellectual property (IP) for system-on-chip (SoC) designs for the past 15 years. Berkeley’s IP portfolio includes high performance PHYs (DDRs, SerDes etc.), ADCs, DACs, PLLs, DLLs, Special IO’s, Power Management Solutions and various Analog and Digital building blocks. With a large team of engineering experts, they provide best-in-class solutions in leading foundry process nodes.
Chips&Media was proudly established by leading members with years of profound experiences on video standard technologies and semiconductor industry. Its video codec technologies cover the full line-up of video standards such as MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.263, H.264/AVC and VC-1 from CIF to HD resolution. Chips&Media has been developing a line of reliable, high-quality IP solutions that allow our customers to satisfy the growing consumer demand for high-performance multi-media digital devices. Especially as a leading multi-standard video codec solution provider, we have been providing our advanced ultra low power multi-codec video IPs to top-tier semiconductor companies.
Chipus Microelectronics is a Brazilian analog IP design house with focus on data converters, analog front-end and power management solutions for fabless semiconductor companies and chip integrators. Configurable IP core architectures allow higher level of customization together with high IP portability, providing unique level of freedom on customer design requirements.
Flexible Intellectual Prpoerty Blocks
Coreworks® is a leading provider of Semiconductor Intellectual Property (SIP) for multi-standard multimedia and communications applications, such as DTV, IPTV, portable audio players, mobile internet devices, software defined radio, and more. Our products have been implemented in a wide variety of technologies, for more than 30 customers worldwide. Our products include digital audio encoders and decoders such as Dolby Digital, Dolby E, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse, Advanced Audio Coding (AAC and AAC+), MPEG1/2 Layers 1/2, digital audio interfaces such as SPDIF/AES-EBU, TDM, I2S, and asynchronous sample rate converters.
CoVerify is focused on providing verification as a service. Widely experienced in practically all the VLSI design and verification domains, its experienced team of engineers are experts in various HDLs, including Verilog, VHDL and SystemVerilog. Working on SystemVerilog based verification for the last 4 years, CoVerify also maintains an active blog on SystemVerilog.
Total Security is not just a nice-to-have, but a must-have. To address this vital market need, Crack Semiconductor's mission is to develop innovative Silicon IP, embedded security applications software, and SoC design-methodologies to engineer a 'total security solution' to serve our target markets.
DELTA optimises the application of technology for success in a complex world. We specialise in design, development, test, certification and consultancy in the following areas: Electronics, microelectronics, software technology, light, optics, acoustics, vibration and sensor systems.
Digital Core Design
Digital Core Design (DCD), founded in 1999, is a leading Intellectual Property (IP) Core provider and System-on-Chip (SoC) design house.
Based in Poland, European Union, our company provides Verilog and VHDL high quality synthesizable IP Cores of processors and microcontrollers, bus interfaces, arithmetic coprocessors and components. What distinguishes us from other IP Core providers? We believe, that the Power of Intellectual Property goes together with the Power of Innovation. That's why, the key to our unique solutions is a combination of customers' application know-how with almost two decades of our own design methodology reinforced with IP Cores and System-on-Chip knowledge.
Discretix delivers leading-edge embedded security solutions to the mobile, disk, storage, automotive, networking, multifunction printers, imaging and industrial markets. Discretix' solutions make security transparent to the end-user, while protecting sensitive information and applications from malicious attacks, viruses, fraud, and theft. Discretix solutions include both hardware and software technologies, that are deployed in system-on-chips, platforms and devices.
Dolphin Technology (USA)
Dolphin Technology was founded in 1996 with the vision of accelerating time to market for IC design teams through design re-use and silicon-IP. Dolphin Technology provides a wide range of silicon-IP as well as turnkey custom circuit designand layout to customers in many target markets, from telecommunications to consumer goods...Dolphin Technology delivers quality, high-performance, fab-verified silicon-IP at a fraction of the time and cost of in-house development.
Faraday is a leading semiconductor IP provider with a very experienced engineering team in supporting very high-volume production. These IP products are highly differentiated and are in use by many fabless design companies. The product offering focuses on the fundamental libraries (standard cells, memory compilers and I/O's) which are feature-rich and innovative. In addition, the broad product portfolio includes other IP's, such as special I/O and standard interface IPs. With the breath of its offering and competitive specifications, Faraday is there to support any SOC designs, whether the application is in consumer electronics, computer or communication.
GraniteSemicom (GSC) is focusing on being the 'Preferred Design House' for sub-micron CMOS analog/mixed-mode IP blocks. Next generation mixed-mode design techniques, emphasizing digital signal processing, digital programmability, calibration and trimming, supply-regulation, and testability, are used extensively. GSC has enabling capabilities for extending battery life in intermittent-operation applications.
Breakthrough Embedded Memory Performance
Memoir Systems, Inc. is a provider of breakthrough embedded memory technology that is delivered as Semiconductor Intellectual Property (SIP). The company utilizes its patent-pending Algorithmic Memory™ technology to increase the performance of existing memory macros – up to 10X more Memory Operations Per Second (MOPS). The company’s strategy is to deliver technology and business benefits to its customers and partners by providing solutions that are drop-in replacements for existing embedded memory.
Memoir Systems is based in Santa Clara, California, and has additional research and development facilities located in Hyderabad, India.
Analog-Mixed Signal Solutions
Mixel is a leading provider of differentiated mixed-signal IP cores to the semiconductor and electronics industries, with a particular focus on low-power mobile applications such as MIPI and MDDI. Our silicon-proven IP cores utilize a LegorithmicTM approach and are highly configurable for a wide range of applications. This enables our customers to develop new systems rapidly, reducing risk, time-to-market, and development and manufacturing costs. Mixel’s mixed-signal IP portfolio includes high-performance PHYs, SerDes, Transceivers, PLLs, DLLs, and analog building blocks.
Die Monitoring Sensors and Other Analog-Mixed Signal Solutions
Founded in 2005 by a highly capable mixed-signal IC design team, Moortec Semiconductor's mission is to be the number one choice for analog block, mixed-signal ASIC and hardware development. By gaining trust and nurturing long-term relationships with our customers we provide low risk, high value solutions to customers across many technology sectors.
DDR, PCI and MIPI - To The Point Solutions
Northwest Logic, founded in 1995 and located in Beaverton, Oregon, provides high-performance, silicon-proven, easy-to-use IP cores including high-performance Expresso Solution (PCI Express 3.0, 2.1 and 1.1 cores and drivers), Memory Interface Solution (DDR4, DDR3, DDR2, LPDDR2, Mobile DDR SDRAM; RLDRAM 3, RLDRAM II), and MIPI Solution (CSI-2, DSI). These solutions support a full range of platforms including ASICs, Structured ASICs and FPGAs.
Enabling Your Innovation Through NVM Solutions
Novocell Semiconductor develops and markets non-volatile memory specializing in antifuse one-time programmable (OTP) and multi-time programmable (MTP) memory IP. NovoBlox Nano is a new high density OTP solution with a 70% smaller footprint. NovoBits is a foundry-portable antifuse alternative to e-fuse. NovoBlox 2nTP allows 2, 4, or 8 writes without the area impact of multiple OTP instances. NovoBlox non-volatile memories are qualified to retain programmed data for 30+ years. The technology is scalable from 350nm to 65nm and beyond.
Analog Design Solutions for SoCs Makers
nSilition specializes in the development of 'industrial quality', very high speed, low power, up to 16b A/D and D/A converters. They are available as "ready-to-use" semiconductor hard macros for the most popular silicon technologies. Our "IP design" service offers top quality customization and support dedicated to your needs and your specifications.
Digital System Design
Ocean Logic Pty Ltd is a small company formed in 1996 to provide consultancy services in the area of digital design. Operations have subsequently shifted to the design of IP cores.The knowledge of the company includes direct experience of ASIC and FPGA design with the most modern tools as well as hardware implementation of complex algorithms.Ocean Logic also creates its own unique intellectual property as the recent release of the patent pending Compressed Frame Store (CFS) technology clearly shows.
Founded and headquartered in San Jose, California, S2C is a leading total solution provider in facilitating systems to chips innovations. S2C believes that "building the right SoC " comes before "building the SoC right", and therefore our methodology emphasizes the rapid development and assembly of the prototype for your SoC. S2C develops FPGA-based electronic system level (ESL) and advanced SoC prototyping solutions to accelerate and simplify the integration of embedded systems into chips. S2C products let designers easily and securely employ commercial silicon IP to quickly assemble SoC prototypes on FPGA and immediately start software development. Combining rapid prototyping solutions with a comprehensive portfolio of silicon IP from our partners, S2C reduces the SoC design cycle by up to nine months.
Entrepreneurship with Conscience
Sankalp Semiconductor is a one stop shop for Analog Mixed Signal services and solutions specializing in end-to-end solutions for IOs, analog and mixed signal chip design/layout. We facilitate semiconductor companies to deliver cutting edge products.
SiConTech is an ASIC design company for clients in the Wireless, Communication, Networking and Defense domains. With strong engagements with leading ASIC design companies SiCon Design Technologies is enabling them in developing some of the leading, cutting edge solutions with stress on quality and schedule.
SiCon Tech has extensive expertise in low-power and high-performance design. Project experience in foundry process technology down to 28nm.
Silicon Library is a leading provider of high speed multimedia interface semiconductor IP and IC solutions. SLI's product offerings included silicon-proven HDMI transmitter and receiver ICs and IP, mobile DDR, and ultra-low power SRAM. SLI is an active member of HDMI Licensing LLC and HDCP LLC and its products meet the published standards.
SiliconPro focuses on providing a wide range of IC design services and IC infrastructure components. Their key IP solution centers around Forward-Error Correction (FEC). FEC improves system capacity by permitting high data rates within the communications link while providing improved transmission power efficiency.
SmartDV Technologies was started in August 2007 by industry leaders experienced in the design and verification of complex ASIC's. With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, SmatDV maintain their leadership by continuously staying atop the latest technology advances and bringing that information to their clients. Their biggest strength is the ability to automate the writing of a verification environment and test cases for ASIC verification. SmartDV offers design and verification services in the area of ASIC and FPGA design, with emphasis on quality deliverables. SmartDV offerings are designed to function with minimal customer involvement.
ESD Solutions at Your Fingertips
SOFICS is the world leader in on-chip ESD protection. Its patented technology is proven in more than a thousand IC designs across all major foundries and process nodes. IC companies of all sizes rely on SOFICS for off-the-shelf or custom-crafted solutions to protect overvoltage I/Os, other non-standard I/Os, and high-voltage ICs, including those that require system-level protection on the chip. SOFICS technology produces smaller I/Os than any generic ESD configuration. It also permits twice the IC performance in high-frequency and high-speed applications. SOFICS ESD solutions and service begin where the foundry design manual ends.
Enterprise and Engineering Solutions
TeamEDA is a Veteran owned and operated company. They specialize in tools and consulting services for engineering and enterprise solutions. TeamEDA's License Asset Manager (LAM) is a tool for consolidating all Software License Asset information: License inventories by type, License key locations, Vendor contacts, License Servers, License Server Administrators, PO history (w/notes), Subscription and Support Renewals dates & costs, Vendor License Agreements and Inventory reports can be generated as needed.
Terminus Circuits Pvt Ltd founded in 2009 as a solution provider for the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) through our custom IP's. Our differentiating IP's in analog/RF/IO interface solutions are critical enablers to SoC designers. Our innovative newer architectures and circuit topologies will enhance the chances of low power, low cost and high performance systems that will be value add for the OEMs in the competitive market. Our focus is on low power solutions in the growth markets like wireless world and handheld devices.
TranSwitch Corporation is a leading provider of semiconductor solutions in the rapidly growing segments of the consumer electronics and telecommunications markets. Founded in 1988, TranSwitch® is headquartered in Shelton, CT. The company designs and develops innovative silicon integrated circuits and intellectual property solutions to deliver best-in-class voice and video quality for the next generation of multimedia over IP, while providing the customer support needed for the fastest time-to-market.
DDR Memory Solutions
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Uniquify is a privately held, rapidly growing application specific integrated circuit (ASIC)/system-on-chip (SoC) design and Super SoC (SSoC) integration and manufacturing services provider and an innovative developer and provider of high-performance semiconductor IP. The company has design centers in Santa Clara, Calif., Pune, India, and Seoul, Korea. It maintains Sales Offices in Santa Clara, Seoul Korea, Shanghai China and Yokohama Japan. With more than 100 employees, Uniquify offers 65-, 40- and 28-nanometer ASIC and SoC design expertise, SSoC integration and manufacturing services and high-performance IP to leading semiconductor and system companies worldwide. Additional information can be found at: www.uniquify.com