Chiplets: the path to IoT diversity
Find out how chiplets will unlock a host of new, low-cost IoT products
Learn the key technical and commercial considerations for chiplets
Discover how to unlock more applications with smaller semiconductor portfolios
Today’s semiconductor industry stretches beyond conventional silicon devices into reference designs with production-ready software, mobile applications and cloud services – all areas where we excel.
Over many years, we have generated disruptive technologies and IP for the global silicon leaders while also achieving notable breakthroughs of our own.
We were the first to integrate a 2.4GHz radio on a CMOS process, leading to the world’s first single-chip Bluetooth device and the spin-out of Bluetooth giant Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR plc, since acquired by Qualcomm).
The world’s first fully digital radio
Pizzicato – the world’s first fully digital radio transceiver – is the future of radio design, with massive implications for 5G networks and the Internet of Things (IoT). Operating almost entirely in the digital domain and consisting of just an integrated circuit (IC) and an antenna, Pizzicato is capable of supporting any radio protocol within its RF band, which can span many GHz.
This provides enhanced flexibility, the ability to design on the smallest silicon process nodes, the removal of mixed signal challenges and cognitive use of the radio spectrum.
Custom silicon IP
When appropriate off-the-shelf silicon IP is not available, we develop it for our clients. Developments can scale to deliver ingredient IP, such as hardware accelerators for ultra-low-power consumption, all the way up to entire SoCs (system on chip) – all without the overhead of ongoing royalties.
Sapphyre – our proprietary modular and fully-customisable digital signal processing (DSP) core – can be easily optimised for specific applications, increasing performance against cost and significantly reducing power consumption.
BlueStack(TM) is our independent dual-mode Bluetooth upper stack, available as source code for a one-time fee.
Thanks to our expertise in Bluetooth and product development, our clients can take control of their roadmaps and commercial terms to create market-leading products that are truly differentiated.
Arm Approved Design Partner
As an Arm Approved Design Partner, we join a global network of design service companies carefully selected by Arm. Our deep expertise across IP, silicon and product development helps ambitious companies leverage Arm IP to create the products and services that transform their markets.
With an independent approach and diverse market experience, we support a broad range of clients, from tier one semiconductor companies to world-leading brands. Our particular strengths in chip strategies, bespoke system architectures and design and development ensure the optimal technical and commercial solution.
How we work
Our multidisciplinary expertise, combined with an independent, unbiased approach, enables us to exploit insights from diverse markets.
This enables us to evaluate radical new ideas prior to launch, develop concepts to verify new IP and overcome technical hurdles to secure orders and reach volume manufacture.
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Tech, tools & facilities
Satimo Stargate 64
無響無線・アンテナ試験を行う電波暗室 ”Satimo Stargate 64”は、ヨーロッパでも数少ない施設です。6m立法の空間で、無線デバイスからの電波伝播を自動で三次元測定・視覚化することができ、ウェアラブル技術のテストを人体模型または実際の被験者に対して行うことができます。スマートインプラント（埋め込みテレメトリをなど）、投薬デバイス、ウェアラブルなどの製品開発において、実際にRF性能を確認し最適化することができます。
The Digital Greenhouse is our purpose-built AI research facility, specifically designed to discover, develop and test machine learning approaches in a fast, secure environment. The facility features an NVIDIA DGX-1 Deep Learning Supercomputer, a bank of machine learning computers, petabyte local storage and many teraflops of dedicated compute power.
Dedicated to client workshops and collaborative working, it’s an inspiring and flexible space that adapts to facilitate ideation sessions, problem-solving workshops and design strategy meetings. This is where our project teams and our clients generate concepts, identify new markets for existing technology and develop new business models.
We can help you achieve the seemingly impossible
Cambridge Consultants adds new IP to Audio Weaver, pushes audio boundaries, brings decades of integrated systems expertise
- エレクトロニクス＆ ASIC
In this whitepaper, we explore why chiplets offer a path towards increased IoT diversity, bringing benefits to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and semiconductor companies alike.
- AI & Analytics
- Connectivity & IoT
- Electronics & ASICs
- Product realisation
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