Energy Processing Unit (EPU)

ICE-Cold Energy Processing for Hot Chips

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

Explore ICE-G1
Network-on-Chip (NoC)

Over 4 Billion
Chips Served

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

Explore Sonics NoCs
Sonics Development Tools

One Tool
Integrates All

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

Explore SonicsStudio

Welcome Special Guest Blogger Don Dingee!

Start Your Power Savings Journey Today!

Read Don’s EPU Configuration Trial Experience.

Visit with Us in Austin at DAC!

Sonics is scheduling customer meetings at this year's conference to discuss EPU and NoC updates

Sign up to see us now!
Home Hero EPU Icon

Energy Processing Unit (EPU)

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

Get empowered to save more energy

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-G1 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-G1 reaches beyond EDA optimizations to exploit 80% savings only available at the architecture level.

Why Go Beyond EDA?
Best Practices for Power Management in SoCs Today

Interview with a Power Management Architect Dynamic Power Management has become a ‘must-have’ in Systems-on-a-Chip (SoC) design today because of tightening power budgets and rising transistor counts. These increases...

Read Full Blog Post

San Jose, Calif. – May 23, 2017 – Sonics, Inc., the world’s foremost supplier of on-chip network (NoC) and power management technologies and services, today announced that Vayyar Imaging...

Read Full Release

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.

Why Choose Sonics?

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.

Find Power Answers