With an eye on the markets for wearables and the internet of things (IoT), digital signal processing specialist IP company CEVA has bought RivieraWaves, a France-based supplier of WiFi and Bluetooth cores, in a deal worth an expected $19m.
Chinese foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) is to get a helping hand to develop a production-class 28nm process from Qualcomm Technologies.
As well as starting up a version for the European market, the Accellera Systems Initiative is taking DVCon to India in the early autumn.
STMicroelectronics is using the OpenPDK standard from Si2 to speed up the production and delivery of process design kits (PDKs) and asks for wider adoption by foundries.
With the aim of accelerating the development of applications and algorithms that harness sensor fusion, startup Sensor Platforms has released as open source its Open Sensor Platform (OSP).
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Online portals enable ASIC designers to explore IP and delivery options, enabling lower-cost markets such as IoT
Samsung, Synopsys and ARM have been working together to create a finFET design ecosystem.
Synopsys is porting its IP to a series of virtual prototyping kits in a plan to cut the amount of time that it takes to integrate new high-speed interfaces such as USB 3.0
At DAC 2014, some 30 per cent of exhibitors are IP suppliers, offering design services or both, demonstrating how system-level design is about building on what has gone before.
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