Samsung styrker foundry økosystemet
Samsung lægger op til en markant styrkelse af firrmaets support af foundry-kunder med etableringen af det såkaldte SAFE økosystem-program (in english).Samsung Electronics has announced its continued commitment to first-pass silicon success for its foundry customers’ chip designs by launching the Samsung Advanced Foundry Ecosystem (SAFE) program.
The SAFE program ensures deep collaboration between the Samsung Foundry, ecosystem partners, and customers to deliver competitive and robust System on Chip (SoC) designs based on certified key design components including Process Design Kit (PDK), reference flows with Design Methodologies(DM), Intellectual Property (IP), and ASIC design support.
- We are very excited to provide the comprehensive, collaborative, and qualified Samsung Advanced Foundry Ecosystem to our customers to enable faster and more reliable SoC design success, saysJong Shik Yoon, executive vice president of Foundry Technology Development at Samsung Electronics.
- Together with our SAFETM partners, Samsung Foundry will provide certified design enablement solutions to existing strategic customers as well as innovative, new start-up customers. We welcome all current and future Ecosystem partners to join the new SAFETM program.
The SAFETM program is based on three pillars :
• EDA/DM : Provides extensively tested PDKs and reference flows (with design methodologies) that are backed by Samsung Foundry’s certification.
• IP : Provides a full set of silicon qualified, application specific IP offerings from the early stage of process technology development. Customers can view a full list of IP solutions offered through SAFETM by accessing Samsung Foundry’s B2B site, CONNECT, https://www.samsungfoundry.com.
• Design Services : Connects mid- to small-sized companies with qualified ASIC design services and support. Using design service partners of SAFETM, customers will benefit from easy access to process technology information, competitive price conditions, and committed resources for their SoC design success.