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Communications Semiconductor Market Share 2018
Provides market share data for more than 20 categories of communications semiconductors, including Ethernet products, broadband interface chips, embedded processors, server processors and FPGAs.
A Guide to Processors for Deep Learning
Covers processors and IP cores for accelerating deep learning, neural networks, and vision processing for AI training and inference in data centers, autonomous vehicles, and client devices.
Communications Semiconductor Market Forecast 2017–2022
Provides five-year revenue forecasts for more than a dozen categories of communications semiconductors including network processors, Ethernet components, PON and VDSL transceivers, network search engines, and optical-transport ICs.
A Guide to Multicore Processors
Covers 32- and 64-bit embedded processors with four or more CPU cores that are used for wires and wireless communications, storage, security, and other applications.
A Guide to Ethernet Switch and PHY Chips
Covers data-center switch chips for 10G, 25G, 40G, 50G, and 100G Ethernet. Also includes physical-layer (PHY) chips for 10GBase-T and 100G Ethernet.
A Guide to Processors for IoT and Wearables
Covers processors and connectivity chips for IoT clients and wearable devices, focusing primarily on single-chip solutions with integrated radios.
A Guide to Embedded Processors
Covers 32- and 64-bit embedded processors with one to four CPU cores that are used for networking, automotive, consumer devices, industrial control, medical imaging, and more.
A Guide to CPU Cores and Processor IP
Covers intellectual property (IP) cores that can be used in system-on-a-chip (SoC) and ASIC designs, including CPU, GPU, and NoC.
A Guide to Processors for Wireless Base Stations
This new report covers wireless base-station processors that integrate CPUs and DSPs for Layer 1–3 processing on a single chip. Designed primarily for small cells, residential femto cells, and macro cells, these processors cut cost and power by replacing multiple chips.
A Guide to Virtualized Network Processing
Covers packet processing for SDN and NFV, including high-end networking processors (NPUs) for switch/router designs as well as intelligent NICs (or smart NICs) for endpoints (servers).
Mobile Semiconductor Market Share Forecast 2015-2020
Forecasts market size and vendor share for application processors, cellular baseband, Wi-Fi combos, GPS, NFC, and other chips for mobile devices.
A Guide to Processors for Advanced Automotive
Covers processors for in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), and autonomous driving as well as IP for vision processing and neural networks.
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May 20, 2019

EUV Processes Reach Mass Production
After many years of research, semiconductor foundries finally in 1Q19 brought extreme-ultraviolet (EUV) lithography to production, as Samsung and TSMC delivered 7nm wafers using that technology.
Lattice Lessens Power With SensAI
Lattice offers SensAI RTL for its low-power Ice40 and ECP5 FPGAs that enable them to perform image recognition using neural networks while consuming as little as 10mW.
Ambarella Expands Vision to ADAS
Using its experience in video processing, Ambarella has developed the new CV2-series chips for advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) that employ custom logic for machine learning and image processing.

May 13, 2019

Tesla Rolls Its Own Self-Driving Chip
By building a custom ASIC that delivers up to 74 trillion operations per second (TOPS) of neural-network acceleration, Tesla set a new high-performance mark for autonomous-driving processors.
Intel Warms Up Coffee Lake
A broad line of 9th Generation processors exhibits only minor improvements over previous Coffee Lake parts. A leaked PC roadmap relies mainly on 14nm chips through 2020.
Huawei Ascends in AI Accelerators
Huawei is shipping the first deep-learning accelerators based on its in-house Ascend 310 chip. These Atlas modules target smart cameras and edge compute with up to 64 TOPS of peak performance.

May 6, 2019

Fabu Aims to Deliver ADAS Processors
The autonomous-vehicle-technology startup is preparing to tape out a Level 3 ADAS processor that integrates a 5.5-TOPS inference engine. It targets cameras, lidar, and radar sensors.
AMD Accelerates Ryzen Embedded
The new dual-core Ryzen Embedded R1000 processors, now sampling, improve CPU throughput, graphics performance, and Ethernet connectivity at the same power as the current V1000 models.
Editorial: Apple Shuffles 5G Landscape
Qualcomm won a major victory by settling its long-running legal feud with Apple and forcing Intel out of the modem market. But Apple may have the last laugh.

April 29, 2019

Marvell Brings 400GbE to Enterprises
Marvell’s new Prestera CX 8500 family upgrades the company’s Ethernet switching portfolio with 400Gbps Ethernet and PAM4-based network interfaces, scaling from 2.0Tbps to 12.8Tbps.
Qualcomm Advances Into AI Chips
Taking another run at the lucrative data-center market, Qualcomm disclosed plans to offer the Cloud AI 100, an AI-inference accelerator for servers, and claimed industry-leading performance per watt.
Cortus FPS69V Uses 64-Bit RISC-V
Cortus has added five new CPUs to its RISC-V lineup, ranging from the tiny APS1V to its first multicore and 64-bit designs. All except the FPS69V are already in production.
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