A MIPI CSI-2/MIPI D-PHY Solution for AI Edge Devices

A MIPI CSI-2/MIPI D-PHY Solution for AI Edge Devices
by Kalar Rajendiran on 11-15-2021 at 6:00 am

Tradeoffs Edge vs Cloud

In late September, the MIPI Alliance held their DevCon conference as a virtual event. There were several excellent presentations at the conference. One of those was titled “A MIPI CSI-2/MIPI D-PHY Solution for AI Edge Devices” by Ashraf Takla of Mixel. Looking at the daily volume of technology news about applications moving to… Read More


FD-SOI Offers Refreshing Performance and Flexibility for Mobile Applications

FD-SOI Offers Refreshing Performance and Flexibility for Mobile Applications
by Tom Simon on 02-25-2021 at 10:00 am

FD SOI Advantages

SoC designers often have to make a, “red pill or blue pill,” decision when it comes to selecting process technology. Usually, a choice has to be made between performance, power and area, with one being prioritized at the expense of the others. However, as is pointed out in a recent paper by Mixel and NXP, designers can have the best … Read More


MIPI DevCon 2016: Opened to non-MIPI Members!

MIPI DevCon 2016: Opened to non-MIPI Members!
by Eric Esteve on 08-08-2016 at 7:00 am

The MIPI Alliance was founded in 2003 by large IDM to standardize chip-to-chip interfaces in the wireless phone (mobile) segment. The various MIPI specifications (CSI, DSI, DigRF and many more) have been adopted by the application processor chip makers (usually large IDM or fabless, like Intel or Qualcomm initially and many … Read More


Don’t go to Mobile World Congress without “MIPI IP Forecast 2011-2016”!

Don’t go to Mobile World Congress without “MIPI IP Forecast 2011-2016”!
by Eric Esteve on 02-22-2012 at 9:48 am

And if, like me, you don’t go to MWC, that’s the right time to get your version of the MIPI IP survey, the 3[SUP]rd[/SUP] version since the first launch in 2010, because IPNEST will give you a good reason to buy it during MWC: you will get it at a lower price. That will apply now and during the event, but only from today, and up to the 3[SUP]rd[/SUP]… Read More


Semiconductor IP Innovation

Semiconductor IP Innovation
by Daniel Nenni on 12-14-2009 at 11:23 pm

By definition:
Invention is a new composition, device, or process.
Innovation is a new way of doing something or “new stuff that is made useful”.

Even better:

Invention is the conversion of cash into ideas.

Innovation is the conversion of ideas into cash.

In an industry bound by technical standards and the law of physics, innovation… Read More