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New Ultra-Low Power Technology Platform for IoT and Wearable Device Applications from TSMC

New Ultra-Low Power Technology Platform for IoT and Wearable Device Applications from TSMC

TSMC today announced the foundry segment's first and most comprehensive ultra-low power technology platform aimed at a wide range of applications for the rapidly evolving Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable device markets that require a wide spectrum of technologies to best serve these diverse applications. [More]
ATopTech Optimizes Physical Implementation Tools to Support TSMC 16nm FinFET Plus Designs

ATopTech Optimizes Physical Implementation Tools to Support TSMC 16nm FinFET Plus Designs

ATopTech, a leader in next generation physical design solutions, continued their ongoing collaboration with TSMC by further optimizing ATopTech physical implementation tools to support advanced designs in TSMC 16nm FinFET Plus (16FF+) V0.9 Design Rule Manual and SPICE model. [More]
ANSYS’ RedHawk and Totem Products Receive Certification for TSMC 16-nm FinFET+Technology

ANSYS’ RedHawk and Totem Products Receive Certification for TSMC 16-nm FinFET+Technology

ANSYS announced today that its RedHawk™ and Totem™ products are certified for TSMC 16-nanometer (nm) FinFET+ (N16FF+), a second-generation FinFET technology delivering power, performance and area advantages over the previous generation. [More]
TSMC Certifies Cadence Digital and Custom/Analog Tools for 16FF+ Process

TSMC Certifies Cadence Digital and Custom/Analog Tools for 16FF+ Process

Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced that its digital and custom/analog tools have achieved V0.9 Design Rule Manual (DRM) and SPICE certification from TSMC for its 16FF+ process, enabling systems and semiconductor companies to take advantage of the 15 percent speed improvement with the same total power compared to 16nm FinFET, or 30 percent total power reduction at the same speed compared to 16nm FinFET. [More]
Toshiba Introduces Extremely Low-Power 2.4 GHz VCO using 28nm CMOS Technology

Toshiba Introduces Extremely Low-Power 2.4 GHz VCO using 28nm CMOS Technology

Toshiba Corporation today announced that it has developed an extremely low-power 2.4 GHz Voltage Controlled Oscillator (VCO) for low-power wireless systems, such as Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE). [More]
Cadence Introduces Broad Portfolio of IP for TSMC’s 16nm FinFET Plus Process

Cadence Introduces Broad Portfolio of IP for TSMC’s 16nm FinFET Plus Process

Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced a broad portfolio of intellectual property (IP) for TSMC’s 16nm FinFET Plus (16FF+) process. [More]
TSMC Certifies Mentor Graphics’ AFS Mega, Eldo Platforms for 16nm FinFET+ Processes

TSMC Certifies Mentor Graphics’ AFS Mega, Eldo Platforms for 16nm FinFET+ Processes

Mentor Graphics Corp. today announced that the Analog FastSPICE (AFS™) Platform including AFS Mega and Eldo® have been certified for 16nm FinFET+ V0.9 process technology through TSMC's SPICE Simulation Tool Certification Program, and on-going certification of V1.0 is on track to be completed by November, 2014. [More]
Research on Nanowire-Based TFETs May Help Reduce Power Consumption of Electronics

Research on Nanowire-Based TFETs May Help Reduce Power Consumption of Electronics

TSMC today announced that its collaboration with HiSilicon Technologies Co, Ltd. has successfully produced the foundry segment's first fully functional ARM-based networking processor withFinFET technology. [More]
European Project Aims to Develop New Electronic Systems with Ultra-Low Energy Consumption

European Project Aims to Develop New Electronic Systems with Ultra-Low Energy Consumption

The European project E2SWITCH is aiming to develop new electronic systems with ultra-low energy consumption. The nine partners, universities, research institutes and companies, are committed to making these ‘circuits of tomorrow’ more energy efficient. [More]
TSMC Certifies Comprehensive List of Synopsys Digital Design Tools for 16-nm FinFET+ Processes

TSMC Certifies Comprehensive List of Synopsys Digital Design Tools for 16-nm FinFET+ Processes

Synopsys, Inc., a global leader providing software, IP and services used to accelerate innovation in chips and electronic systems, today announced that TSMC has certified a comprehensive list of Synopsys' custom and digital design tools for their 16-nm FinFET+ processes. [More]