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 (무반향 라디오 및 안테나 테스트 챔버)
Satimo Stargate 64는 유럽의 몇 안되는 무반향(anechoic) 라디오 안테나 시험 챔버 중 하나입니다. 이 6m 길이의 무반향 챔버에서는 무선 장치 작동에 대한 3D 자동 측정 및 시각화가 가능하며, 인체 모형 또는 실제 살아 있는 시험 대상을 통해 신체 착용 기술을 테스트할 수 있습니다. 이 덕분에 캠브리지 컨설턴트는 스마트 임플란트 (삽입형 원격측정장치 포함), 휴대용 약물 전달 기기 및 웨어러블 기기가 실제 사용 환경 내에서 갖는 RF 성능을 이해하고 최적화할 수 있습니다.
EMC test chamber
Our fully-shielded ETS-Lindgren anechoic test chamber is suitable for a wide range of EMC and RF testing, which is essential for new devices. It allows us to test for unwanted radiation and susceptibility to interference at an early stage with the results fed directly into product design, rather than later on when changes will be expensive to implement.
디지털 그린하우스는 빠르고 안정적인 환경에서 머신 러닝 방법을 발견, 개발 및 시험하기위한 목적으로 특수 설계된 AI 연구 시설입니다. 디지털 그린하우스는 NVIDIA의 DGX-1 딥러닝 슈퍼 컴퓨터와 머신 러닝 컴퓨터, 페타바이트 규모의 로컬 스토리지, 그리고 다수의 테라플롭 전산 처리 역량을 갖추고 있습니다.
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
News & insights
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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
캠브리지 컨설턴트가 ARM 공인 디자인 파트너사(Arm Approved Design Partner)로 선정되었다. ARM 공인 디자인 파트너 네트워크는 글로벌 반도체 IP 선두 기업ARM이 인정하는 엄선된 글로벌 디자인 서비스 기업의 글로벌 네트워크로서, 캠브리지 컨설턴트가 그 대열에 합류하게 되었다.
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