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GF Triples FDXcelerator Partner Base in 1st Year
Posted date : Sep 13, 2017

As of September 2017, GlobalFoundries’ FDXcelerator program now counts 21 members. Its purpose is to extend the reach of the FD-SOI ecosystem,

Samsung Certifies Synopsys Custom Design Platform for 28nm FD-SOI
Posted date : Aug 4, 2017

Custom Compiler visually-assisted automation flow. (Courtesy: Synopsys) Synopsys' custom design platform has been certified by Samsung Electr

We’re Doing It! FD-SOI Ecosystem Shines in Tokyo (Day 1)
Posted date : Jul 3, 2017

The FD-SOI ecosystem is strong. This was made clear at the recent Tokyo SOI Workshop, organized by the SOI Consortium. The event was spread out o

$100M+ investment for FDX™ FD-SOI Chengdu design center of excellence
Posted date : Jul 3, 2017

(Source: Google Maps) GlobalFoundries  and the Chengdu municipality plan to build a world-class FD-SOI ecosystem including multiple design c

Body Biasing: It’s Not an Obligation, It’s an Opportunity. And Other Take-Aways from the FD-SOI Design Tutorial Day.
Posted date : May 28, 2017

Over a hundred chip designers packed the room for the SOI Consortium's recent FD-SOI Design Techniques Tutorial Day. Five professors and scientis

Upcoming SOI/FD-SOI Workshop in Tokyo – Great Line-Up, Registration Still Open
Posted date : May 20, 2017

Looking for insight into the state of SOI and FD-SOI in Japan? Want to find out who's doing IP and design support? Wondering about the major driv

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

New Advanced NV Memory IP for FDSOI – Attopsemi Joins GF’s FDXcelerator Program
Posted date : Mar 29, 2017

There’s a new memory IP specialist on board for the FDSOI ecosystem. Attopsemi Technology has joined GlobalFoundries’ FDXcelerator™ Partner

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