Edition 9, Jan. 2017     (for previous editions, click here)

President and CEO, Taher Madraswala, delivered the closing keynote address at the REUSE 2016 Semiconductor IP Tradeshow & Conference on December 1 in Mountain View, CA. Mr. Madraswala will discuss the third-party IP ecosystem and its critical role in the growth of the semiconductor industry. 

ARM and Open Silicon Join Forces to Fight the IoT Edge Wars!
I spent the last several days doing a deep dive into the world of IoT security and what I've learned has scared the pants off me. Various analysts predict that there will be over 30 billion connected IoT devices by the year 2020 growing from 9.9 million in 2013. A quick audit of my home identified over 40 connected devices including everything from iPhones, laptops, and smart TVs to security cameras and motion detectors. My security system alone had 10 individually addressable devices. With approximately 124 million households in the United States, if we say 20% of them are as connected as I am that means roughly 1 billion IoT devices today. Pick your favorite multiplier but at the rate we are moving 30 billion sounds low by 2020. All of this connectivity sounds good right? What could possibly go wrong?.  ...Read on...
Open-Silicon to Participate in a Panel Discussion About Custom SoC Solutions for IoT at ARM TechCon... Read on...
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Open-Silicon Showcased its High Bandwidth Chip-to-Chip and Chip-to-Memory Interface IP Solutions and Presented a Paper on "HBM2 IP Subsystem Solution for High Bandwidth Memory Applications" at REUSE 2016, Mountain View, CA, Dec. 1, 2016...Click here for details...
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