The goal is to build a visible, working IP ecosystem to support SOI adoption.
This spring, the SOI Industry Consortium launched its Ready for SOI Technology program, a global initiative to broaden access to energy efficient SOI technology for the electronics industry. This is an important step towards the formation of a complete ecosystem enabling designers to take full advantage of SOI.
A core project team from ARM, Cadence and IBM collaborated within the consortium to lay the foundation for an IP portal on the ChipEstimate.com website. Synopsys and Boeing also contributed key IP to the launch, with an invitation extended to other developers to add to the growing SOI IP ecosystem. Others have quickly followed suite.
Initial program activities include:
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