Wireless medical sensor chip with machine learning
Ensilica has created a customisable single-chip medical sensor ASIC platform to speed the development of wearable medical / fitness vital-sign monitoring products.
Ka band satellite transceivers for European space agency
EnSilica has announced it is developing a single-chip Ka band satellite transceiver IC for the European Space Agency. The mmWave IC will form a key component of next-generation, low-cost hybrid automotive communication terminals – enabling vehicles to always be connected.
Solving the equity dilemma and funding the intangible economy
Alternative SME credit specialist Caple has supported d EnSilica, a leading bespoke chip design and supply firm, with a £3.7m fully unsecured loan. This will enable EnSilica to continue its expansion into high-growth sectors including automotive, space and the Internet of Things (IoT). EnSilica funds the design and supply of silicon chips for customers and then takes a share of the revenues once the chip design is proven. G...
EnSilica wins Queen's Award for International Trade
EnSilica has won the Queen's Award for International Trade. This latest and most prestigious award for EnSilica reflects the dynamic growth that the company has achieved over the last three years. Ian Lankshear, Managing Director and co-founder commented, "We are honoured to receive this recognition for everyone's hard work in turning EnSilica into major force in the British electronics Industry."
EnSilica becomes Arm approved design partner
EnSilica has announced that it has become an Arm Approved Design Partner. The company is experienced in developing digital and mixed signal SoCs and has been integrating third party IP into designs since EnSilica was founded in 2001.
EnSilica extends its automotive design and supply services
EnSilica has announced that it is extending its full service of chip design through to volume supply to meet the increasing requirements from the automotive market. To support this, the company has signed a Representative Agreement with Lojixx Technologies, who have many years of experience in the automotive market with market knowledge.
Imaging co-processor accelerates development of self-drive cars
A key innovation that will help the rapid development of autonomous cars has been announced by EnSilica. Its eSi-ADAS RADAR Imaging Co-processor will accelerate the commercialisation of autonomous vehicles by solving the current problem of RADAR data overload and resolution by handling this in a dedicated co-processor to enable tracking of potentially hundreds of objects to be made in real time.
Multi-year licensing agreement for EnSilica’s low power processor
Provider of semiconductor solutions and IP, EnSilica and Solomon Systech, a provider of touch and display ICs and system solutions, have entered into a multi-year licensing agreement for EnSilica’s range of highly configurable, high performance, and low power eSi-RISC processor IP.
IoT reference platform improves next-gen wearables
EnSilica and sureCore have announced that EnSilica has developed sureCore’s new, ultra-low power IoT reference platform targeted principally at the development of the next generation of wearable consumer and medical applications. With proven expertise in low power SoC design for battery powered applications, EnSilica’s experienced silicon team is able to deliver a complete, turn-key service covering complex digital and analog/RF ...
Design centre for RF applications established near Oxford
Independent provider of semiconductor solutions and IP, EnSilica has further expanded its network of specialist design centres with the establishment of a facility near Oxford (UK) focusing on RF and low power sensing applications. The RF and low power sensing design centre will be headed up by Alan Wong, formerly the IC Design Director at Frontier Microsystems.
Multi-project wafer customers provided with configurable IP solutions
EnSilica has teamed with BaySand, to provide customers of BaySand’s newly launched ASIC UltraShuttle-65 Multi-Project Wafer (MPW) with a range of IP solutions that can be configured to their specific application requirements. The IPs will comprise EnSilica’s eSi-RISC processor cores, eSi-Connect processor peripherals, eSi-Crypto encryption and eSi-Comms communications IP solutions as well hardware accelerators.
EnSilica & Micrium port µC/OS-III RTOS to eSi-RISC processor cores
EnSilica have partnered to successfully port Micrium’s µC/OS-III RTOS to EnSilica’s family of eSi-RISC processor cores. Micrium’s µC/OS-III is available on eSi-RISC with immediate effect. In addition, Micrium’s range of communication software, including its USB host/USB device and TCP/IP networking protocol stack, has been ported to EnSilica’s eSi-RISC.
Cryptographic IP enables Car2x applications
EnSilica has launched the eSi-ECDSA cryptographic IP designed to help meet the high security communication and latency requirements of automotive Car2Car and Car2Infrastructure (Car2x) applications that form part of today’s emerging Intelligent Transport Systems.
Kalman Filter acceleration IP core suits ADAS
EnSilica has launched a Kalman Filter acceleration IP core for use in situational awareness radar sensors for ADAS, such as electronic stability control systems, pre-crash impact mitigation, blind spot detection, lane departure detection and self-parking.
Combination of eSi-RISC & ThreadX suited to IoT applications
EnSilica and Express Logic have collaborated to port Express Logic’s popular ThreadX RTOS to EnSilica’s eSi-RISC family of silicon-proven, highly configurable embedded processor cores. ThreadX ease-of-use is facilitated by its intuitive, highly functional API and advanced, instant-on RTOS features.
Processor targets WiFi, LTE Cat-0 & other IoT standards
Targeting applications requiring a high level of processing per MHz and low power consumption in a small footprint, the the eSI-32X0MP scalable, asymmetric multicore processor has been released by EnSilica. The processor, which expands the company’s eSi-RISC family, is suitable for WiFi, LTE Cat-0 and other IoT standards as well as scalable sensor, Gbit security protocol and solid state disk levelling algorithm processing.
Processor core targets IoT sensing nodes
A processor core targeted at IoT sensing nodes and always-on applications has been released by EnSilica. The eSi-3260, which extends the company’s eSi-RISC family, combines advanced DSP functionality with a small footprint and a low power consumption.
Ensilica And Kili Technology Collaboration Delivers FIPS-Compliant Secure Processor IC
EnSilica has announced that it has successfully collaborated with Kili Technology Corporation of Canada on the development of the Kili 3.1 FIPS 140-2 Level 3 (Federal Information Processing Standard) compliant secure processor IC. The Kili 3.1 secure processor IC is designed to meet the stringent requirements of payment, authentication and identity applications and production devices are available now.
EnSilica partners with Cross Border Technologies to accelerate sales growth in key European and Asian markets
EnSilica has announced that it has partnered with Cross Border Technologies to accelerate the sales of both its IC design services and system IP solutions in key European and Asian markets, particularly Germany, France, Japan and Korea.
EnSilica and Altera deliver successful RRH design
EnSilica announces they have recently completed a major project with a Tier1 mobile communications company, to deliver a world-class Remote Radio Head (RRH) solution based on the Altera’s High End Stratix FPGA technology.