India's Wipro licenses MIPS for SoC design News & Analysis 2/8/2005 Post a comment Wipro Technologies, the software services arm of India's Wipro Ltd., said it has licensed MIPS Technologies' 32 and 64-bit processor synthesizable cores to support joint customers with end-to-end system-on-a-chip (SoC) design services.
ASSPs laufen ASICs langfristig den Rang ab News & Analysis 2/1/2005 Post a comment Kürzere Entwicklungszeiten und niedrigere Kosten bei Dienstleistungen rund um System-on-Chip-Integrationen gehören zu den Hauptvorteilen von strukturierten ASIC-Designs. Dennoch sieht das Marktforschungsunternehmen iSuppli Japan langfristig nicht ASICs, sondern ASSPs auf der Siegerstraße.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.