|The SMIC Design Services Alliances Program is a collaborative effort between SMIC and well-qualified design houses to assist customers in developing their products quickly and effectively on SMIC's advanced process technology. These alliances can provide turnkey solutions and a series of services from RTL to packaged test chips; this includes RTL coding, synthesis, DFT, formal verification, floor planning, place and route, Static Timing Analysis (STA), post-layout simulation, physical verification and design sign-off. All these services are designed to help customers reduce time to market, speed up time to mass production, accelerate product development cycles, lower overall cost and minimize risk.
Current alliance members include:
Brite Semiconductor Brite Semiconductor, headquartered in Shanghai, China, is a leading provider of silicon design and production services for companies developing complex and high-volume ASIC/SoC products. Brite Semiconductor provides solutions for SoC design at 90nm/65nm/40nm and more advanced CMOS processes. Brite utilizes Open Model™ to provide flexible, direct, and cost-effective designs that reduce a chip’s time to market. Focused on the customer’s needs, Brite’s comprehensive customer support supplements turnkey spec-parts solutions, third party manufacturing services, product OEM solutions and all other design service solutions. Brite’s unique MAX technology lowers costs and maximizes yields for advanced 45/40nm designs. With a proven track record of first time silicon success and the experience of over 200 tape-outs, Brite ensures minimum risk in both front-end and back-end physical design, as well as test engineering, packaging and assembly, wafer fabrication and production support, in order to be customers’ ideal all-inclusive ASIC partner.
VeriSiliconFounded in 2002, VeriSilicon Holdings Co., Ltd. is a fast-growing IC design foundry providing custom silicon solutions and SoC (system-on-a-chip) turnkey services. VeriSilicon’s technology solutions combine licensable ZSP® digital signal processing cores, a value-added mixed-signal IP portfolio and other leading IP into a SoC platform that extends below 65nm process technology. These platforms benefit a wide range of consumer electronics devices such as mobile internet devices and cellular phones, set-top boxes, home gateway devices, HDTVs and Blu-ray players. VeriSilicon provides a full line of design and manufacturing services in cooperation with its partners in the foundry, assembly and test sectors in the US and Asia. These services are tailored to individual customer requirements and range from initial SoC specifications and application software, RTL and back-end design implementation to silicon samples and volume production.