CEO Interview: Taher Madraswala of Open-Silicon

CEO Interview: Taher Madraswala of Open-Silicon
by Daniel Nenni on 10-31-2016 at 7:00 am

Image RemovedTaher Madraswala started his career at Intel designing microprocessors and later overseeing ASIC development before joining Open-Silicon at its inception. During his 25 year semiconductor career Taher has experienced more than 300 tapeouts across a wide variety of applications.

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3 Steps To Choosing The Right IoT Vendor

3 Steps To Choosing The Right IoT Vendor
by Padraig Scully on 10-30-2016 at 8:00 pm

There are thousands of contrasting IoT vendors in the market today. A strong push from hardware companies, communication providers, independent software vendors, system integrators, startups and IoT cloud platforms (of which there are360+ competing providers in this market alone) has resulted in a complex and confusing … Read More


Top 5 Highlights from the 2016 TSMC Open Innovation Platform Forum

Top 5 Highlights from the 2016 TSMC Open Innovation Platform Forum
by Tom Dillinger on 09-26-2016 at 7:00 am

Recently, TSMC conducted their annual Open Innovation Platform forum meeting in San Jose. Although TSMC typically eschews a theme for the forum, David Keller, EVT TSMC North America, used a phrase in his opening remarks that served as a foundation for the rest of the meeting – “celebrate the way we collaborate”.
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Fit-for-purpose IoT ASICs are about more than cost

Fit-for-purpose IoT ASICs are about more than cost
by Don Dingee on 04-06-2016 at 4:00 pm

We’ve been saying for a while that it looks like there is a resurgence in design starts for ASICs targeting the IoT. A recent webinar featuring speakers from ARM and Open Silicon (and moderated by Daniel Nenni) affirms this trend, and provides some insight on how these designs may differ from typical microcontrollers.

One of my first… Read More


Internet of Things 2015 Year End Review (3): IoT Opportunities and Risks Insights from Patents

Internet of Things 2015 Year End Review (3): IoT Opportunities and Risks Insights from Patents

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Even though the IoT is getting a huge attention recently the concept of interconnected billions of devices is not new and has been under development for over 10 years. Thus, there are a large number of related patented technologies that can be exploited for developing new products/services,… Read More