March 4, 2010 -- The growing complexity of SOC designs compounded by the resource crunch faced by design teams has resulted in the establishment of a robust ecosystem of IP providers. Even large, established semiconductor and system design houses seek to leverage this ecosystem while seeking to reduce design cost and time to market. With validation and software development becoming a prominent bottleneck in a project, progressive IP providers such as Arasan Chip Systems offer a Total IP Solution to address these demands. In this article we explore the evolving SoC design model and propose a Total IP Solution approach as the next logical step for IP product companies.
By Somnath Viswanath. (Somnath Viswanath is Product Marketing Manager, Arasan Chip Systems, Inc.)
This brief introduction has been excerpted from the original copyrighted article.