Saturday, July 21, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Twitter Partner on New Data Project
Foxconn Breaks Ground in In Wisconsin Plant, Looks at AI and Beyond Apple
Western Digital and Toshiba Begin Sampling 96-layer QLC NAND
Cloud Services Keep Boosting Microsoft's Revenue
Comcast Won't Pursuit Fox assets, Focuses on Sky Offer
EU to Probe Qualcomm Over Pricing Case
Google's Project Fuchsia Could Be The Successor of Android Successor to Android
TSMC Cuts Sales, Spending Outlook
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Digital Cameras > Samsung...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, October 28, 2011
Samsung and Cadence Production of 32nm HD Digital Camera SoC for Ambarella


Samsung and Cadence announced today the initial production of Ambarella's 32-nanometer (nm) HD digital camera system-on-chip (SoC) at ARM TechCon 2011.

This SoC, in production at the S1-Line at Samsung's Giheung facility, was built using 32nm gate-first High-k Metal Gate (HKMG) process technology from Samsung Electronics' foundry business, Samsung Foundry, a complete Cadence digital design flow including the Encounter and Incisive platforms and ARM Cortex processor and Artisan physical IP. The new Ambarella A7L SoC promises to bring new levels of performance and power savings to digital lifestyle HD camera applications.

"Impressively, Samsung Foundry's process technology, combined with the Cadence digital flow, enabled us to hit our aggressive performance targets while achieving 95 percent power savings during power shutoff mode and 60 percent average power savings over operation and sleep modes," said Chan Lee, vice president of VLSI, Ambarella, Inc.

The Ambarella A7L SoC design included several million logic gates and scores of Ambarella's custom proprietary high speed mixed signal blocks. Ambarella also utilized Samsung Foundry's full turn-key offering, including manufacturing, test and packaging, to accelerate time to market and simplify the supply chain.

The Ambarella A7L design took advantage of the complete digital flow from Cadence for IP integration and validation. Engineers were able to meet and exceed their aggressive performance and power design objectives using key capabilities such as intelligent power shutoff and sleep modes. The integrated design flow included the Encounter Digital Implementation System, featuring the NanoRoute Router for 32nm digital routing, Encounter RTL Compiler, Encounter Timing System, Encounter Power System, and Incisive Enterprise Simulator, covering all elements of design, verification and implementation.

In advance of this project Samsung Foundry assisted in porting all necessary Ambarella IP to its production-ready 32nm HKMG process technology to ensure that the Ambarella proprietary IP was pre-verified in the new node. Samsung Foundry also provided silicon-proven ARM Artisan optimized logic and memory IP in support of the overall IP needed for this project.


Previous
Next
Samsung Galaxy Note Hits European Market        All News        Google Offers More Local Deals Personalized to Your Interests
Panasonic Introduces Compact LUMIX GX1 And LUMIX 3D1 Digital Cameras     Digital Cameras News      Canon Introduces The EOS-1D X Digital SLR Camera

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung's Foldable Phone Coming Next Year, WSJ Claims
Samsung Adds Deezer's HiFi Lossless Audio to Select Soundbar Models
Samsung Announces First 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM for 5G and AI-powered Mobile Applications
Samsung Starts Mass Production of Fifth-generation V-NAND
Samsung Wins at Two Top Global AI Machine Reading Comprehension Challenges
Galaxy S9 and OLED Sales Could Not Keep Samsung's Pace of Growth
Samsung and Arm Collaborate on New 3GHz Cortex-A76 Chips Made at 7nm
Samsung The Frame TVs Start from $2,000
Apple, Samsung Reach Settlement Over Patent Disputes
Samsung Keeps The Lead in the Semiconductor Market, followed by Intel and SK Hynix
Samsung ISOCELL Plus Technology Brings Enhanced Color Accuracy and Sharpness to Mobile Photos
Samsung Patents Bezel-less, Notch-free Smartphone Design

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .