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ARM Steps Up! And More Good News From Consortium’s FD-SOI Symposium in Silicon Valley
Posted date : Apr 28, 2017

ARM is stepping up its effort to support the FD-SOI ecosystem. “Yes, we're back,” confirmed Ron Moore, VP of ARM's physical design group. Thi

Must Read! EETimes Covers NXP’s First FD-SOI Chips and FD-SOI Symposium
Posted date : Apr 26, 2017

EETimes Editor Rick Merritt has posted an excellent piece entitled NXP Shows First FD-SOI Chips. He attended the SOI Consortium's recent FD-SOI S

Quick Preview of (Great!) FD-SOI Design Tutorial Day (14 April ’17, Silicon Valley)
Posted date : Mar 30, 2017

Would you like to better understand FDSOI-based chip design? If you're in Silicon Valley, you're in luck. On April 14th, the SOI Consortium is or

NXP’s new i.MX 7ULP On 28nm FD-SOI – Yes! Industry’s Lowest Power General Purpose Applications Processor (part 1)
Posted date : Mar 24, 2017

They're calling it, “The most advanced, lowest power-consuming GPU-enabled MPU on the market.” It's NXP's new i.MX 7ULP general-purpose proce

Part 2: NXP’s new i.MX 7ULP – More on Why It’s On 28nm FD-SOI
Posted date : Mar 24, 2017

i.MX 7ULP (Courtesy: NXP) As you learned in Part 1 of this article, NXP is calling its new i.MX 7ULP general-purpose processor, “The mo

Big Win for FD-SOI: Sony GPS in Huami/Xiaomi Smartwatch (EETimes)
Posted date : Oct 26, 2016

Sony’s 28nm FD-SOI GPS rolling out in the Xiaomi Amazfit smartwatch is “…a big win for Sony” and “…an even bigger win for FD-SOI’s

12nm FD-SOI on the Roadmap for H1/2019 Customer Tape-out! Says GloFo (While Giving 22FDX Ecosys a Great Boost)
Posted date : Sep 15, 2016

12nm FD-SOI has now officially joined the GlobalFoundries’ roadmap, targeting intelligent, connected systems and beating 14/16nm FinFET on perf

GF’s 12nm FD-SOI With Back Bias Beats 10nm FinFET Performance (EETimes)
Posted date : Sep 15, 2016

With back bias,12nm FD-SOI beats 10nm FinFET on performance. This excellent news comes in by way of Peter Clarke of EETimes Europe (read the whol