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First IP product to implement DVFS.

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Energy Processing Unit (EPU)

ICE-Cold Energy Processing for Hot Chips

World's first energy processing unit (EPU). Lightning fast. Autonomous. Easy.

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Network-on-Chip (NoC)

Over 4 Billion
Chips Served

World's most trusted NoCs. Highest speed. Lowest power. Production-hardened.

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Sonics Development Tools

One Tool
Integrates All

Highly flexible NoC and EPU development environment. Explore. Integrate. Validate.

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Energy Processing Unit (EPU)

EPUs are hardware subsystems that save up to 90% of chip power. Smaller domains. Distributed control. Minimum energy.

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Network-on-Chip (NoC)

The integration fabric behind a world of system on a chip (SoC). Multi-core. Multi-channel. Multi-GHz.

Tackle chip integration
Greater Savings for Power Experts

Sonics' ICE-Grain Family enables expert power management engineers to extract more savings from chips.

Why EPUs for experts?
Jump-start Your Power Savings

Sonics' EPU Studio facilitates saving energy like a power expert even for first-time users.

Why EPUs for first-timers?
Step Up to Higher Power Savings

Sonics' ICE-Grain Family reaches beyond EDA optimizations to exploit 80% savings only available at the architecture level.

Why Go Beyond EDA?
DVFS is Dead, Long Live Holistic DVFS

An industry survey some three years ago indicated only about one-quarter of all chip designers were using dynamic voltage and frequency scaling (DVFS). It’s likely most of those people...

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Sonics Inc Press Releases

Newest ICE-Grain Family Member Expands Fully Autonomous Hardware Power Control to Include DVFS and Body Bias San Jose, Calif. – June 26, 2017 – Sonics, Inc., the world’s foremost...

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About Sonics

Our name says it all–Systems On ICs. We’re laser focused on innovation in semiconductor IP for system-on-chip design. We have an unwavering, 20-year commitment to our customers’ SoC design success. Talk to our customers and you will find that their experiences working with Sonics and its technology solutions are second to none. We walk the talk and deliver results through collaborative customer relationships. Failure is not part of our lexicon. We deliver chips that work better in less time. Period.

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You Have Questions; We Have Answers

Find answers to the most commonly asked on-chip power management and EPU questions. Sonics’ EPU FAQ is organized into four categories to help you quickly understand the power landscape, ICE-G1 product and technology, and EPU business basics.

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