Friday, January 30, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google Reports Increased Profit
Facebook Introduces Place Tips in News Feed
AMD Cuts Prices Of Radeon Graphics Card To Cash On GTX 970 Memory Furor
HyperX Sets DDR4 Overclocking Record
Intel 5th Generation vPro Processors Released
Mobile Provider TracFone to Pay $40 Million to Settle FTC Charges
Intel Releases New 20nm SSDs For Data Centers
Microsoft Brings Office To iOS and Android Devices
Active Discussions
Writing Audio files on DVDs ?
Need major help with Gigabeat
New match-3 puzzle game launch now!
Rimage 2000i
Sound card for my Laptop
hello
full screen wide screen
Hi
 Home > News > Digital Cameras > Samsung...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, October 28, 2011
Samsung and Cadence Production of 32nm HD Digital Camera SoC for Ambarella


Samsung and Cadence announced today the initial production of Ambarella's 32-nanometer (nm) HD digital camera system-on-chip (SoC) at ARM TechCon 2011.

This SoC, in production at the S1-Line at Samsung's Giheung facility, was built using 32nm gate-first High-k Metal Gate (HKMG) process technology from Samsung Electronics' foundry business, Samsung Foundry, a complete Cadence digital design flow including the Encounter and Incisive platforms and ARM Cortex processor and Artisan physical IP. The new Ambarella A7L SoC promises to bring new levels of performance and power savings to digital lifestyle HD camera applications.

"Impressively, Samsung Foundry's process technology, combined with the Cadence digital flow, enabled us to hit our aggressive performance targets while achieving 95 percent power savings during power shutoff mode and 60 percent average power savings over operation and sleep modes," said Chan Lee, vice president of VLSI, Ambarella, Inc.

The Ambarella A7L SoC design included several million logic gates and scores of Ambarella's custom proprietary high speed mixed signal blocks. Ambarella also utilized Samsung Foundry's full turn-key offering, including manufacturing, test and packaging, to accelerate time to market and simplify the supply chain.

The Ambarella A7L design took advantage of the complete digital flow from Cadence for IP integration and validation. Engineers were able to meet and exceed their aggressive performance and power design objectives using key capabilities such as intelligent power shutoff and sleep modes. The integrated design flow included the Encounter Digital Implementation System, featuring the NanoRoute Router for 32nm digital routing, Encounter RTL Compiler, Encounter Timing System, Encounter Power System, and Incisive Enterprise Simulator, covering all elements of design, verification and implementation.

In advance of this project Samsung Foundry assisted in porting all necessary Ambarella IP to its production-ready 32nm HKMG process technology to ensure that the Ambarella proprietary IP was pre-verified in the new node. Samsung Foundry also provided silicon-proven ARM Artisan optimized logic and memory IP in support of the overall IP needed for this project.


Previous
Next
Samsung Galaxy Note Hits European Market        All News        Google Offers More Local Deals Personalized to Your Interests
Panasonic Introduces Compact LUMIX GX1 And LUMIX 3D1 Digital Cameras     Digital Cameras News      Canon Introduces The EOS-1D X Digital SLR Camera

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung Reports Weak Q4 Results
Apple Takes Top Spot in China's Smartphone Market
Samsung Advances Smart eMBMS Solution with Improved Video
Samsung Engineers Develop Wearable Sensor for Stroke Detection
Samsung and Apple Together Consumed 17 Percent of Total Semiconductor Demand in 2014
Samsung Drops Qualcomm 810 Processors in next Galaxy S Due To Overheating: report
Samsung Led The Smartphone Market in 2014, TrendForce Reports
Galaxy S6 Expected to Have Displays On Both Edges
Samsung Starts Mass Production Of 8-Gigabit Graphics DRAM
Samsung, Blackberry Deny Deal Report
Samsung Made A Bid For BlackBerry: report
Samsung Finally Releases Budget Tizen Z1 Smartphone In India

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .