DVFS

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First IP product to implement DVFS.

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EPU Partnership for Temperature-Compensated 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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World's most trusted NoCs. Highest speed. Lowest power. Production-hardened.

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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.

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Greater Savings for Power Experts

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

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Jump-start Your Power Savings

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

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Step Up to Higher Power Savings

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

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UPF Versioning Nightmare Solved

Unified Power Format (UPF) has been an ever evolving standard started as a technical committee by the Accellera organization in 2006, producing the first revision of the UPF specification,...

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SONICS AND MOORTEC PARTNER TO PROVIDE TEMPERATURE...

New Power Management Solution Integrates Sonics’ Energy Processing Units with Moortec’s Temperature Sensors to Improve Energy Efficiency ARM TechCon, Santa Clara, Calif. – October 25, 2017 – Sonics, Inc.,...

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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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