TITLE

Silicon-on-insulator key to power trade-off in future chips, says ARM

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Richard
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Electronics Weekly;11/8/2006, Issue 2264, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that ARM Ltd. has acquired SoI company Soisic SA. According to CTO Mike Muller, the acquisition of Soisic adds a new capability to the company's physical IP portfolio, offering the potential for significantly better optimization of performance and power consumption. Soisic, which has offices in Grenobles, France, and California, develops standard cell libraries, embedded SRAM memory compilers and I/Os in SoI technologies.
ACCESSION #
23245814

 

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