SAN FRANCISOIntellectual property (IP) provider Virage Logic Corp. and foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) have extended their agreement to provide IP for system-on-chip (SoC) designs for mainstream and advanced process technologies, the companies said Tuesday (Sept. 30).
Under the expanded agreement, Virage Logic
(Fremont, Calif) will develop physical IP, such as embedded memories and logic libraries, for processes ranging from 180 nm to 40 nm.
"We value Virage Logic's extensive expertise and ability to work with our mutual customers to create specialized IP that meets their aggressive design requirements and narrow market windows," said ST Juang, TSMC's senior director of design infrastructure marketing, in a statement. "Together we will be able to offer differentiated IP."