Edition 2, April 2015
'No Software Runs Without Hardware' -
Open-Silicon president Taher Madraswala speaks to EE Times

MILPITAS, Calif. - 
Industry's heavy bias toward software isn't just driven by deals like the $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp by Facebook. The naked truth is that chip vendors [themselves] are spending more resources on the research and development of software, rather than the low-margin hardware business. Many semiconductor companies do so because software development pays them higher margins, said Madraswala.
Now, Madraswala believes that the growing trend of more chip vendors' outsourcing hardware designs will be a tailwind for his business. But is he being too optimistic? Read on...


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About Open-Silicon
Open-Silicon transforms ideas into system-optimized ASIC solutions within the time-to-market parameters desired by customers. The company enhances the value of customers' products by innovating at every stage of design - architecture, logic, physical, system and software - and then continues to partner to deliver fully tested silicon and platforms. Open-Silicon applies an open business model that enables the company to uniquely choose best-in-industry IP, design methodologies, tools, software, packaging, manufacturing and test capabilities. The company has partnered with over 150 companies ranging from large semiconductor and systems manufacturers to high-profile start-ups, and has successfully completed 300 designs and shipped nearly a hundred million ASICs to date. To know more visit: www.open-silicon.com


Open-Silicon in the news during Q1 2015

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