Partners & Licensees
Andes welcomes you to join our partner ecosystem and work toward a brighter future. Please contact us at email@example.com
Advanced Sensor Integrations, Inc.Advanced Sensor Integrations, Inc. (ASI) was founded in Sunnyvale, California in 2008 to develop low-voltage and low-power analog, mixed-mode and sensor interface IPs. In response to the rapidly-growing portable, wearable and IoT devices globally, ASI can provide ultra-low-power solutions for power management, DC-DC switching regulators, linear regulators, wireless charging for rechargeable batteries, audio amplifiers, ADC, DAC, PLL, sensor interface AFE, touch sensors, and many more. ASI offers off-the-shelf IPs and custom designed solutions to meet specific needs. ASI's designs have shipped in over 1 billion devices spanning consumer, industrial and medical applications.
For more information about Advanced Sensor Integrations, please visit http://www.advsensor.com/
AlgodoneAlgodone SAS has been founded in 2015 in Montpellier, France with mission statement to enable Silicon-As-A-Service.
Algodone has developed an embedded DRM solution for the semiconductor industry. It allows to securely activate chips and their features at runtime, with a simple firmware license key that is unique for each physical device.
The Algodone solution addresses 3 principal uses cases:
- silicon-as-a-service monetization : features-on-demand and pay-per-use
- cost reduction : single SKU with in-system personalization
- security: elimination of counterfeits, piracy, theft, and any unauthorized usage including debug control
For more information about Algodone SAS, please visit http://www.algodone.com
Analog Bits, Inc.Founded in 1995, Analog Bits, Inc. is the leading supplier of low-power, customizable analog IP for easy and reliable integration into modern digital chips. Our products include precision clocking macros such as PLLs & DLLs, programmable interconnect solutions such as multi-protocol SERDES/PMA and programmable I/Os, specialized memories such as high-speed SRAMs and TCAMs, and PVT sensors. With billions of uses of IP fabricated in customer silicon from 0.35-micron to 20-nm processes, Analog Bits is the premier analog IP supplier with an outstanding heritage of "first time working silicon" at merchant foundries and IDMs.
To learn more about Analog Bits broad range of low-power, mixed signal IP products, please visit www.analogbits.com or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Attopsemi Technology Co., LTDAttopsemi Technology Co., LTD was founded in June 2010, specialized in state-of-art logic compatible OTP by a team of semiconductor veterans with more than 100 years of experience. We moved into Si-Soft Research Center in March 2011.
Attopsemi's I-fuse™ is a dream OTP coming true. Based on a patent pending 1R1D cell, instead of the conventional 1R1T e-fuse cell, I-fuse™ has been proven from 0.35um to 28nm CMOS and beyond. I-fuse™ has the best OTP figures of merits in every aspect: high reliability, high yield, small size (1/100 of e-fuse provided by foundries), high density, programmed on convenient I/O voltage (3.3/2.5/1.8V), wide operation temperature (-55oC to 150oC), direct shrinkable and portable between foundries and between different generation of CMOS nodes.
For more information about Attopsemi, please visit www.attopsemi.com for more details.
Barco SilexBarco Silex is a leading IP engineering company with main businesses in the field of embedded electronics based upon FPGA and ASIC technologies. We offer IP Cores in the fields of image compression and data encryption.
A significant part of Barco Silex business is to provide Crypto IP cores and Crypto solutions to the customer in order to help them in building their embedded security systems based upon hardware acceleration. As such, Barco Silex is already known on the IP market as a high performance crypto IP core provider. Barco Silex is offering their IP products via specialized web portals and technology partners.
For more information about Barco Silex, please visit http://www.barco-silex.com
CEVACEVA is the world's leading licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) DSP cores and platform solutions for the mobile handset, portable and consumer electronics markets. CEVA's IP portfolio includes comprehensive technologies for cellular baseband (2G / 3G / 4G), multimedia (HD video, Image Signal Processing (ISP) and HD audio), voice over packet (VoP), Bluetooth, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Serial ATA (SATA). In 2011, CEVA's IP was shipped in over 1 billion devices, powering handsets from 7 out of the top 8 handset OEMs, including Nokia, Samsung, LG, Motorola, Sony and ZTE. Today, more than 40% of handsets shipped worldwide are powered by a CEVA DSP core.
For more information about CEVA, please visit http://www.ceva-dsp.com
CSEMCSEM is Europe's leading ultra low power ASIC design provider. With roots in the Swiss watch industry, CSEM is today an acknowledged reference in the fields of ultra-low power and low-voltage RF, analog, digital and mixed-signal ASIC design. Our expert designers have proven experience in translating customer requirements into high-quality ASIC designs to optimize cost, performance and time-to-market in close cooperation with the customer. CSEM's services range from IP licensing and customized analog IP block design, through to full-custom ASIC and SoC design and delivery. Served markets include wearables, IOT, medical, industrial and home automation.
For more information about CSEM, please visit http://www.csem.ch
Cypress SemiconductorFounded in 1982, Cypress is the leader in advanced embedded system solutions for the world's most innovative automotive, industrial, home automation and appliances, consumer electronics and medical products. Cypress' programmable systems-on-chip, general-purpose microcontrollers, analog ICs, wireless and USB-based connectivity solutions and reliable, high-performance memories help engineers design differentiated products and get them to market first. Cypress is committed to providing customers with the best support and engineering resources on the planet enabling innovators and out-of-the-box thinkers to disrupt markets and create new product categories in record time. To learn more, go to www.cypress.com.
Digital Media Professionals Inc.Digital Media Professionals (DMP) is one of the top suppliers of GPU IP cores, offering highly optimized GPU(Graphics Processing Unit) for wearable, IoT devices, consumer electronics, gaming, mobile devices, embedded, and automotive markets. The industry-leading performance of DMP's GPUs, along with small area and ultra-low power consumption, will bring graphics processing in these markets to the next level. DMP has design wins with Nintendo, most major digital camera manufacturers, etc. This unique position puts DMP in the forefront of advanced visual applications which cover many industries. DMP will work collaboratively with existing and future customers to enable solutions for next-generation visual technologies that truly meet customers' expectations.
For more information about DMP, please visit www.dmprof.com.
Dolphin IntegrationDolphin Integration (www.dolphin-integration.com) is up to their charter as the most adaptive and lasting creator in the Microelectronics Design Industry to "enable mixed signal Systems-on-Chip". It stars a quality management stimulating reactivity for innovation as well as independence and partnerships with Foundries. Their current mission is to supply worldwide customers with fault-free, high-yield and reliable sets of CMOS Virtual Components. The strategy is to follow product launches with evolutions addressing future needs, emphasizing resilience to noise and drastic reductions of power-consumption at SoC level, thanks to their own EDA solutions enabling Integration Hardware Modeling (IHM) and Application Hardware Modeling (AHM) as well as early Power and Noise assessment, plus engineering assistance for Risk Control.
For more information about Dolphin Integration, please visit http://www.dolphin-integration.com
Dolphin TechnologyDolphin Technology, Inc. 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 design and 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. Dolphin technology provides memory IP for reused AndesCore? CPU hardcore for customers' SoC projects.
For more information about Dolphin Technology, please visit http://www.dolphin-ic.com
DXCorr Design Inc.DXCorr provides the industry's highest performance physical IP. The company's advanced memory solutions include: SRAMs, CAMs, multi-port memories, register files and optimized memory subsystems.
In addition, DXCorr provides standard cell libraries that outperform the competition. DXCorr's physical IP is available for leading foundries at advanced process nodes including: 40nm, 28nm and 20nm. We are currently working on 14nm designs for tomorrow's advanced process technologies.
Our portfolio of physical IP solutions also includes custom PDK and PCell development for Mixed Signal IC design and our Design Services Division provides IP and SoC hardening solutions.
We are conveniently located on Murphy Street in downtown Sunnyvale in the heart of Silicon Valley.
For more information, please visit http://www.dxcorr.com
eMemory Technology Inc.Founded in August of 2000, eMemory Technology Inc. provides a wide range of logic compatible non-volatile memory (NVM) IP and technology development services based on over 220 patents.
eMemory's core technologies – Neobit® and NeoFlash®, are widely built on more than 120 process nodes at various Foundries and IDMs from 0.7 um to 65 nm generations. They feature superb structure robustness, high manufacturing yield, and easy design integration leading to fast time to volume. The derivative processes include Mixed Signal, Radio Frequency (RF), High Voltage (HV), BCD, SiGe and Low Power.
To date, eMemory has reached the record of 870K+ production wafers, over 730 product tape-outs, and more than 200 products are in production. eMemory provides quick turnaround time and dedicated customized engineering services to help our customers create their differentiations and unique market position.
For more information about eMemory, please visit http://www.ememory.com.tw
Faraday Technology CorporationFaraday Technology Corporation is a leading fabless ASIC vendor as well as a silicon intellectual property (SIP) provider. Faraday has over 3,000 successful designs, along with nearly 100 million ASIC chips shipped annually worldwide. Faraday provide experienced layout and backend service work with Andes to create AndesCore™ CPU hardcore of UMC process .With Andes CPU hardcore, Faraday can provide ASIC service for AndesCore™ embedded projects for world wide customers.
For more information about Faraday, please visit http://www.faraday-tech.com/
Gear Radio ElectronicsGear Radio Electronics (GRE), established in Center of Innovative Incubator, National Tsing Hua University. We provide RF IP service, including Bluetooth, WiFi, and sub-GHz transceiver.
Gear Radio gathers RF, mixed-mode, and digital design experts, providing high-quality service.
Global Unichip CorpGlobal Unichip Corp. (GUC), a dedicated full service SoC (System On Chip) Design Foundry, was founded in 1998. GUC provides total solutions from silicon-proven IPs to complex time-to-market SoC turnkey services. GUC is committed to providing the most advanced and the best price-performance silicon solutions through close partnership with TSMC, GUC's major shareholder, and other key packaging and testing power houses. GUC has established a global customer base throughout Greater China, Japan, Korea, North America, and Europe. GUC is the partner of Andes to ensure first silicon success.
For more information about Global Unichip, please visit http://www.globalunichip.com
HOY TechnologiesHOY Technologies Co,. Ltd., founded in 2009, is a DFT(Design for Testability ) service provider. We provide customized DFT IP (BIST, BISR, ECC, etc.), DFT based tester and failure analyzer for memory, logic ICs, and SoC. Through our services , customers reduce test cost and risk, as well as accelerate their time-to-market. We have cooperated with several IC designers, IP providers and test/package companies to develop the most cost-effective test solutions.
HOY Technologies also provides an EDA tool, called "Brains", which is a BIST compiler with auto-insertion for embedded memories. To minimize design engineer's effort, Brains built in a fully automation process, which make DFT design flow within only one click. Not only in tool field, Brains also has a resource sharing hardware design. It supports programmable at-speed testing in 2.6GHz with only less than 1% area overhead.
For more information about HOY Technologies, please visit http://www.hoy-tech.com
IMECIMEC is the world largest independent R&D company in nano-electronics. We leverage our scientific knowledge with the innovative power of our global partnerships in ICT, healthcare and energy. We deliver industry-relevant technology solutions. With more than 600 customers globally, we will lead the development of nano-enabled solutions that allow people to have a better life in a sustainable society. IMEC aims to shape the future. We provide licensable SOC IP and system solutions and provide the capacity to our customers to innovate with short-time-to-market. IMEC helps you to innovate, based on 28 years of cumulated expertise in semiconductor applications.
For more information about IMEC Technologies, please visit http://www.imec.be
INSIDE SecureINSIDE Secure (NYSE Euronext Paris FR0010291245 INSD) provides comprehensive embedded security solutions. World-leading companies rely on INSIDE Secure™ mobile security and secure transaction offerings to protect critical assets including connected devices, content, services, identity and transactions. Unmatched security expertise combined with a comprehensive range of IP, semiconductors, software and associated services gives INSIDE Secure customers a single source for advanced solutions and superior investment protection. For more information, visit www.insidesecure.com.
Intrinsic-ID Inc.Intrinsic-ID is the world's leading digital authentication company and the inventor of SRAM Physical Unclonable Function or SRAM PUF. Intrinsic-ID leverages inherent manufacturing variations in chips to create unique IDs and keys to authenticate chips, data, devices and systems. Since a unique ID can be extracted easily from SRAM with Intrinsic-ID's technology, adding authentication and key provisioning is much less expensive than with current methods; no additional hardware is needed. Due to the low cost of implementing SRAM PUF and the critical need for security, Intrinsic-ID’s authentication technology is ideally positioned to address the needs of the fast-growing IoT market. Intrinsic-ID's solutions are used worldwide to validate payment systems, secure connectivity, authenticate sensors and protect sensitive government and military data and systems.
For more information about Intrinsic-ID, please visit https://www.intrinsic-id.com/
KilopassKilopass Technology, Inc., a leading supplier of embedded NVM intellectual property, leverages standard logic CMOS processes to deliver one-time programmable (OTP) and many-time programmable (MTP) memory. With 58 patents granted or pending and more than 800,000 wafers shipped from a dozen foundries and Integrated Device Manufacturers (IDMs), Kilopass has more than 150 customers in applications ranging from storage of firmware and security codes to calibration data and other application-critical information. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif.
For more information, visit www.kilopass.com or email email@example.com.
L&T Technology ServicesL&T Technology Services (L&TTS) is a leading design services and Silicon IP provider for semiconductor and Fabless companies. L&TTS's GDA IP Business unit (GDA) brings more than 16 years of High speed Interface IP expertise. GDA is a trusted IP partner and has licensed wide range of Interface IPs to top semiconductor companies across the globe. Leveraging its vast experience, GDA brings matured, high-quality, silicon proven IPs and provides differentiating IP solutions.
GDA is focused on consumer and storage markets with total solutions around USB, MIPI connectivity IPs and storage IPs. USB range includes USB 3.0, USB 3.1, USB 2.0 Host, Hub, Dual mode, Device, OTG and SSIC option for M-Phy. MIPI range includes CSI, DSI, UFS IPs and emerging sensor IPs for IoT. Storage IPs include SATA and UHS-II. Total solutions include USB 3.0 / USB 2.0 Phy and MIPI D-Phy and M-Phy which are enabled through partner network. In addition, GDA provides IP enablement software and IP sub-system solutions. For more information please visit our website: www.lnttechservices.com
Lionic Corp.Lionic was found in Nov. of 2003, and is now located in science-based industrial park in Hsinchu, Taiwan. As a leading company of networking and mobile security total solutions, we provide hardware accelerator chips, software, signature, reference design, and content management intelligent property. And we are the first company to integrate three technologies of security chip, software SDK and signature into a comprehensive total solution of networking security. With our unique level of vertical integration in network security, customers can effectively shorten their time for integration & compatibility then provide their products shortly.
For different market segments, Lionic provides different content inspection acceleration chips which can cover from low-end 30Mbps to high-end 1.6Gbps, and security applications and database services also cover anti-virus,IPS, IM/P2P policy control and URL blacklist for drive-by downloading. From the past 6 years, we have been proven by lots of customers from Taiwan, Japan and Korea, and they have all shipped their products successfully with Lionic security solution inside. Due to evolving innovative products and services, Lionic is honored as "Global 100" by red herring in 2008. Lionic will keep develop and provide solutions on security solutions content management field.
For more information about Lionic, please visit http://www.lionic.com
Matricus IncMatricus Inc., an established analog and mixed-signal development house, was founded in 1991 and although based in Texas, has an international presence and reputation. The company provides IP ad IC development services addressing advanced designs in a range of technologies and geometries. Because it is foundry-independent, it is in a position to access the silicon source most appropriate for the application.
Matricus' engineers have a wealth and depth of technical expertise with experience that stretches back over forty years. They work closely as an innovative team, building quality and reliability into each product. Developments cover many application markets, from automotive to telecommunications, consumer to military, industrial to medical and micro-processor development. Circuits address the spectrum from dc to rf, operate from 1V to 100V, are of ultra-low-power design or drive high-current sensors.
Matricus is proud to partner with Andes to develop products that not only have powerful micro-processing power but also include the advanced analog functions essential in for interfacing with the world outside the IC.
For more information, please visit www.matricus.com
Mindtree Ltd.Mindtree is world's leading licensor of Bluetooth® Smart and Bluetooth Smart Ready IP. BlueLitE which is Mindtree's IP for Bluetooth® Smart consists of is digital PHY, baseband controller and Stack and profiles. BlueLitE is qualified, silicon proven and has been licensed to several tier-I semiconductor companies from US, Europe, China, Taiwan and Japan. It is currently in mass production and has been incorporated into watches by a leading Japanese OEM. The solution is highly customizable with clean interface definitions for bus interfaces, RF interfaces and is designed to be OS independent. Hence it has been ported on several platforms including Andes N7/N8 core. The port on the AndesCore is currently being used by a lead customer in China.
EtherMind which is Mindtree's software stack for Bluetooth Smart and Smart Ready has been licensed to several OEMs across the world and currently ships in millions of units per annum across market segments like consumer audio, automotive, accessories and mobile phones.
Mindtree delivers technology services and accelerates growth for Global 1000 companies by solving complex business challenges with breakthrough technical innovations. You can see more at - http://www.mindtree.com/company/about-us
For More information please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mobiveil, IncMobiveil, Inc. specializes in development of Silicon Intellectual Properties (SIP), platforms and solutions for the Data Center, Networking and IoT markets. Mobiveil team leverages decades of experience delivering high‐quality, production‐proven high speed serial interconnect Silicon IP cores and custom and standard form factor hardware boards to leading customers worldwide. The company’s strengths are a highly motivated engineering team, dedicated integration support, flexible business models, and strong industry presence through strategic alliances and key partnerships. Thus, Mobiveil’s solutions add tremendous value to enable customers to achieve their product goals within budget and on time. Mobiveil is headquartered in Milpitas, California at the center of Silicon Valley with engineering development centers in Chennai and Bangalore, India, and sales offices and representatives in the US, Europe, Israel, Japan, Taiwan and People Republic of China.
For more information about Mobiveil, please visit http://www.mobiveil.com/
Nanogate Biometric Inc.Nanogate Biometric Inc., founded in 2004, has been focusing on optical and capacitive type live fingerprint and finger-pore biometric authentication solutions for more than ten years.
Nanogate live finger-pore biometric authentication solution is the first and only one high-end compact commercial security product, which prforms better accuracy rate than other biometric technologies such as traditional fingerprint, palm-shape, finger-vein, face, iris, speech. It had gained IBM validation LOGO for ISAM (IBM Security Access Manager) server for web security for high-end government and banking security. Please refer to http://www.nanogate-keys.com
Northwest LogicNorthwest Logic, founded in 1995 and located in Beaverton, Oregon provides high performance, silicon-proven, easy-to-use IP cores including high-performance Memory Interface Solution (DDR3, DDR2, DDR, Mobile DDR SDRAM; RLDRAM II), Expresso Solution (PCI Express 3.0, 2.0 and 1.1 cores and drivers), and MIPI Solution (CSI-2, DSI). These solutions support a full range of platforms including ASICs, Structured ASICs and FPGAs.
For more information about Northwest Logic, please visit http://www.nwlogic.com
NSCore, Inc.NSCore, Inc. is a semiconductor intellectual property (IP) provider specializing in the field of nonvolatile memory (NVM) technology.
As an IP provider, NSCore provides a complete package of licenses, design parameters, macro databases and foundry proven yield and reliability data. The customers can benefit from nonvolatile memory functions in their own products with lowest cost and shortest development turnaround time.
For more information about Attopsemi, please visit http://www.nscore.com/ for more details.
oTHE Technology Inc.oTHE Technology Inc. was founded on August of 2008 located in HsinChu City, Taiwan. oTHE is the only one vendor of the Cloud Keyboard Security (CKS) solution in the world. Cloud Keyboard Security is the proactive solution for anti-keylogger, anti-phishing and anti-pharmming.
For more information about oTHE Technology Inc., please visit http://www.othe.com.tw
Performance-IPPerformance-IP was created to design IP which improves the system level performance of our customers designs, giving them a performance advantage over their competition. Similar to the transparent operation of a Level1 cache, our products improve performance and increase energy efficiency in a benign fashion. Performance-IP's products are driving our customers designs to the highest possible performance at the lowest possible power levels.
With over 20+ years of experience in the IP marketplace, Performance-IP has the knowledge and expertise to deliver the highest quality IP components for your designs.
For more information on Performance-IP please visit http://www.performance-ip.com/
Secure-ICWorking alongside the top scientists in the field, Secure-IC delivers an advanced analysis platform and a broad range of IP cores to help you achieve the highest levels of security on any embedded system. We prevent the hack of any secure element, reverse engineering of any embedded system, theft of intellectual property and are a partner for maximizing digital trust.
For more information about Advanced Sensor Integrations, please visit http://www.secure-ic.com
SecureRF CorporationSecureRF® Corporation develops and licenses quantum-resistant public key security tools for low-resource processors powering the Internet of Things (IoT). The company’s authentication and data protection solutions are highly efficient when compared to techniques like ECC and RSA. SecureRF delivers ultra-low-energy, fast, and small footprint solutions ideally suited for 32-bit, 16-bit, and even 8-bit devices like the ARM Cortex M0/M3 and RISC-V processors.
SecureRF security solutions address wireless sensors, passive, battery‐assisted, and active NFC, Bluetooth, and RFID tags as well as embedded platforms including FPGAs, microcontrollers, and ASICs. Software Development Kits, RTL, and tools are available for a wide range of environments. The company also offers Veridify®, a comprehensive, cloud-based solution providing real-time connectivity via smart apps that make products and supply chains smart, secure, and visible.
For more information, contact us at info@SecureRF.com or visit www.SecureRF.com.
Sidense Corp.Sidense Corp. provides very dense, highly reliable and secure non-volatile one-time programmable (OTP) Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) IP for use in standard-logic CMOS processes. The Company, with over 120 patents granted or pending, licenses OTP memory IP based on its innovative one-transistor 1T-Fuse™ bit cell, which does not require extra masks or process steps to manufacture. Sidense 1T-OTP macros provide a better field-programmable, reliable and cost-effective solution than flash, mask ROM, eFuse and other embedded and off-chip NVM technologies for many code storage, encryption key, analog trimming and device configuration uses.
Over 150 companies, including many of the top fabless semiconductor manufacturers and IDMs, have adopted Sidense 1T-OTP as their NVM solution for more than 500 designs. Customers are realizing outstanding savings in solution cost and power consumption along with better security and reliability for applications ranging from mobile and consumer devices to high-temperature, high-reliability automotive and industrial electronics. The IP is offered at and supported by all top-tier semiconductor foundries and selected IDMs. Sidense is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada with sales offices worldwide. For more information, please visit www.sidense.com.
SonicsSonics, Inc. (Milpitas, Calif.) is the global leader in trusted on-chip network (NoC) technologies used by the industry's top semiconductor and electronics product companies. Sonics was the first company to develop and commercialize NoCs, accelerating volume production of complex systems-on-chip (SoC) that contain multiple processor cores. Our comprehensive NoC portfolio delivers the communication performance required by today's most advanced consumer digital, communications and information technology devices. Sonics' NoCs are integral to the success of SoC design platforms that innovators such as Broadcom®, Intel®, Marvell®, MediaTek, and Microchip® rely on to meet their most demanding SoC integration and time-to-market requirements. Sonics' holds more than 138 patent properties supporting products created by a global customer list that have shipped more than two billion SoCs. For more information, visit sonicsinc.com, and follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/sonicsinc.
For more information about Sunplus, please visit http://sonicsinc.com/
Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd.Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd. (TAIEX: 2401, LSE: SUPD), established in 1990, is a leading provider of multimedia SoC solutions to home entertainment platforms for DVD players, Set-Top-Boxes, LCD TVs and Digital TVs and upcoming high definition home entertainment products such as BD players, HD Set-Top-Boxes and Full-HD Digital TVs. Sunplus multimedia ICs and system solutions enable customers to build digital home entertainment products with superior quality and performance.
Sunplus IP Product Center is a team that specializes in high-speed I/O IP, high performance data conversion IP (ADC/DAC/AFE), and analog IP development for a broad range of applications, such as consumer, portable, and connected devices. We have a solid track record of delivering high-quality and optimized IP solutions that are in mass production.
For more information about Sunplus, please visit http://www.sunplus.com/
SynopsysSynopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) is a world leader in electronic design automation (EDA) software for semiconductor design. The company delivers technology-leading semiconductor design and verification platforms and IC manufacturing software products to the global electronics market, enabling the development and production of complex systems-on-chips (SoCs). Synopsys also provides intellectual property and design services to simplify the design process and accelerate time-to-market for its customers. Synopsys is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has more than 60 offices located throughout North America, Europe, Japan and Asia.
For more information about Synopsys, please visit http://www.synopsys.com
TSMCTSMC is the world's largest semiconductor foundry, and has built its reputation by offering advanced wafer production processes and unparalleled manufacturing efficiency. From the beginning, TSMC has consistently offered the foundry industry's leading technologies to its customers. Andes Technology will utilize TSMC’s advanced process through qualified design service companies to provide high performance CPU hardcore to ASIC or COT (customer own tools) customers.
For more information about TSMC, please visit http://www.tsmc.com
UltraSoCUltraSoC is a pioneering technology start-up based in Cambridge, UK. Alongside a world-class engineering team and proven commercial and leadership groups, the company also possesses highly differentiated intellectual property that is already making a game-changing impact on the electronics industry.
Our partners include leading industry players such as LeCroy, Cadence and CEVA; our financial backers include well-known investors such as Atlante Tech, Enso Ventures, Octopus Ventures and Oxford Capital.
Our products are semiconductor IP: functional blocks that can be added to any SoC, and allow the device to “self-monitor” its own operation at the hardware level. These capabilities can be used to add security or performance monitoring capabilities to the chip: but just as importantly, they address one of the most pressing problems in the electronics industry today – the need to debug the complex software code that is an intrinsic part of every device.
We give the engineering team a holistic view “inside” these complex SoCs and help to get designs working quickly and reliably. We also make it easier to integrate the device into end products, and enable analytics, forensics and optimization features that keep working even after the product has been shipped to the end customer.
For more information about UltraSoC, please visit http://www.ultrasoc.com
UMCUMC is a world-leading semiconductor foundry, specialized in the contract manufacturing of customer designed ICs for high performance semiconductor applications. UMC delivers cutting-edge foundry technologies, that enables sophisticated IP designs to include 0.13um, 90nm, 65nm, and beyond, together with mixed signal/RFCMOS technology. Andes Technology has provided UMC process based hardcore IP since 2007, and will continue to grow as a part of UMC's IP alliance program. Qualified AndesCore™ CPU cores will be listed in UMC's IP catalogue, available online.
For more information about UMC, please visit http://www.umc.com
Vivante CorporationVivante Corporation is one of the leading global GPU IP solutions providers that specializes in smaller – faster – cooler 3D graphics, compute, and dynamic composition UI technologies for the mobile, home entertainment, and embedded markets. Founded in 2004 to architect and develop low power graphics solutions to fit the most space constrained die area designs, Vivante has transformed itself into a leading supplier of performance per area and mW solutions built around technology innovation, engineering excellence, and customer-focused dedication. Vivante cores offer robust support in a unified driver architecture for industry-standard application programming interfaces like OpenGL® ES 3.0/2.0/1.1, desktop OpenGL®, OpenCL®, OpenVG®, Microsoft® DirectX® 11, Google Renderscript/Fitlerscript™ and more.
For more information about Vivante, please visit http://www.vivantecorp.com