Sunday, March 26, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
LG's Mobile Payment Service Coming Soon
Samsung Backs Away From Restructuring Plan, Gears Up For Galaxy S8 Release
Microsoft Delivers Telemetry-free Windows 10 To China
Samsung Plans To Release New Curved TVs
ASUS STRIX GD30 Gaming Desktop Released
New Alcatel A30 and Moto G5 Plus Available On Amazon
CIA Used Sophisticated Hack Techniques To Apple Devices: WikiLeaks
Samsung Adds 4G LTE Capability to Gear S3 Classic
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 > General Computing > TSMC An...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, March 25, 2013
TSMC And Imagination To Optimise 16nm FinFET Design Flows


TSMC and Imagination will work closely to develop highly optimised reference design flows and silicon implementations using Imagination's PowerVR Series6 GPUs combined with TSMC's process technologies, including 16-nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology.

TSMC and Imagination will work closely to develop highly optimised reference design flows and silicon implementations using Imagination's PowerVR Series6 GPUs combined with TSMC's process technologies, including 16-nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology. Imagination and TSMC R&D teams also plan to work together to create fully characterised reference system designs, utilizing high bandwidth memory standards and TSMC's 3D IC technology capability to demonstrate new levels of system performance and capabilities while retaining all the essential characteristics of power, silicon area and small package footprint demanded by high volume mobile SoCs.

To address these challenges, Imagination and TSMC are investigating how the characteristics of the latest processes, such as 16FinFET, influence the design of high performance IP-based SoCs.

Says Hossein Yassaie, CEO of Imagination: "Many of our licensees rely on TSMC to provide them with leading edge low power, high performance silicon foundry capabilities. Through advanced projects initiated under this partnership, Imagination and TSMC are working together to showcase how SoCs will transform the future of mobile and embedded products. We are delighted to announce our strengthening relationship with TSMC, and look forward to seeing the fruits of these projects benefiting our many mutual customers."

"Just as memory drove silicon processes in the '80s and '90s, and CPUs drove processes further in the late '90s and '00s, high performance mobile GPUs for graphics and compute applications are one of the major drivers for our most advanced process technologies," said Dr. Cliff Hou, TSMC Vice President, R&D. "We're pleased to be working with Imagination, an established leader in mobile and embedded GPU IP, to understand how best to use PowerVR GPUs to work with us to optimize future generations of our most advanced process technologies, and advanced system design techniques."

Graphics processors are gaining importance in mobile devices, and Apple and Nvidia are creating mobile chips that can render high-definition games and video.



Imagination's PowerVR graphics cores are used in Apple's mobile devices, Samsung's eight-core Exynos Octa 5 chip, Intel-based tablets and other products.

Neither Imagination nor TSMC said when the Series6 chips with 3D transistors would become available.

Intel was the first implement 3D transistors in CPUs when it started making chips using the 22-nanometer process in 2011. GlobalFoundries is expected to implement FinFET in its manufacturing process starting in 2014.


Previous
Next
ASUS Intros Ultra-Slim SDRW-08U5S-U External DVD Writer        All News        Apple Buys WiFiSlam
Windows Blue Build Leak Shows Interface Tweaks, Windows Blue Servers and Blue Windows RT Build     General Computing News      Apple Buys WiFiSlam

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
TSMC May Build 3nm Chip Foundry In The U.S.
TSMC Receives HPC Chip Orders From Nvidia, Qualcomm
Imagination Details New iPhone's Graphics - Meet The Furian 8XT Architecture
Foxconn, TSMC To Bid Together For Toshiba's Memory Business , Says Paper
TSMC Outlines Its 5nm Road Map
TSMC, Samsung Take Different Approaches For 7nm
VR-capable Imagination Series8XE GPU is Targeted At Low-end Smartphones
TSMC, Mentor Graphics To Enable Design and Verification Tools for New InFO Technology Variants
TSMC To Build New Fab for 3nm
ARM Physical IP for TSMC 7nm Process Technology Now Available
TSMC And IBM Detail Their 7nm Progress At 2016 IEDM
Imagination And DENSO Are Teaming Up On Automotive

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .