Sonics to conduct ‘Energy Processing Units for Power-Sensitive Chip Designs’ Seminar in Israel on Tuesday, November 8th

San Jose, Calif. – October 07, 2016  Sonics, Inc., the world’s foremost supplier of on-chip network (NoC) technologies and services, today announced that it has developed the IP industry’s first Energy Processing Unit (EPU) based on the company’s ICE-Grain (Instant Control of Energy) Power Architecture originally introduced in 2015. Sonics’ ICE-G1 product is a complete EPU enabling rapid design of system-on-chip (SoC) power architecture and implementation and verification of the resulting power management subsystem. ICE-G1 reduces chip power consumption up to 90 percent for both expert and first-time users.

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Do Chip Designers Worry About the Impact of Power Consumption on Sustainability Sonics and Semico Team Up for Power Management Best Practices Survey

San Jose, Calif. – October 3, 2016  Sonics, Inc. and Semico Research Corporation have launched the On-Chip Power Management Best Practices survey. The purpose of this industry survey is to understand how chip designers are managing power consumption and contrast that with expected future best practices. The companies will publish results of the survey on their web sites in the fall of 2016.

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Starblaze Integrates Enterprise Solid State Drive Controller Chip Using SonicsGN

San Jose, Calif. – August 23, 2016  Sonics, Inc., the world’s foremost supplier of on-chip network (NoC) and power management technologies and services, today announced that Starblaze Technology has completed a new solid state drive (SSD) controller chip using SonicsGN to integrate more than 60 cores. Starblaze was founded in January, 2015 and offers world-class chip design capabilities from its research and development centers in Beijing, Shanghai, and Chengdu, China. The company selected SonicsGN as the NoC for this enterprise SSD controller chip design due to its advanced performance features, intuitive development environment, and support for standard EDA design flows. Starblaze completed tape out of this SSD controller chip in April, 2016 and is targeting it for volume production in TSMC’s 28HPC process technology later this year.

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Sonics Develops Industry’s First Energy Processing Unit Based on the ICE-Grain Power Architecture

“Energy Processing for Power-Sensitive SoCs”

Seminar Series Highlights Real-World Power Savings Using New ICE-G1 EPU

Milpitas, Calif. – May 2, 2016  Sonics, Inc., the world’s foremost supplier of on-chip network (NoC) technologies and services, today announced that it has developed the IP industry’s first Energy Processing Unit (EPU) based on the company’s ICE-Grain (Instant Control of Energy) Power Architecture originally introduced in 2015. Sonics’ ICE-G1 product is a complete EPU enabling rapid design of system-on-chip (SoC) power architecture and implementation and verification of the resulting power management subsystem. Sonics also announced the “Energy Processing for Power-Sensitive SoCs” seminar series which highlights power savings results from real-world customer use cases.

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Sonics signs first customer for ICE-Grain Power Architecture and closes 2015 with five new SonicsGN NoC licenses

Milpitas, Calif. – January 12, 2016  Sonics, Inc., the world’s foremost supplier of on-chip network (NoC) technologies and services, today announced that it has signed an agreement with the first customer for the company’s ICE-Grain Power Architecture that was introduced in May 2015. The customer, a global player in the consumer electronics and semiconductor industries, will incorporate Sonics’ hardware-based power management and control technology into a high-volume mobile application. In the fourth quarter of 2015, Sonics also added five new licensees of SonicsGN for use by customers integrating heterogeneous IP on systems-on-chip (SoC).

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