Year: 2017 Blog Posts

Cutting costs by 80% with custom silicon

Oil and Gas Industry: custom silicon delivers a better smart valve while cutting costs by 80% Recently, S3 Semiconductors worked with a highly respected supplier...

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How to calculate whether custom ASICs could save you money when designing IIoT devices

We’ve previously looked at the technical benefits of using custom integrated circuits when you’re designing, manufacturing and supporting devices destined for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)....

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Why custom integrated chips are ideal for the IIoT

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is all about making manufacturing, asset management and other areas of industry more efficient by optimising operations and maintaining...

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Making Moore’s law work for you

The world’s seemingly insatiable demand for ever-thinner mobile phones and ever-faster computers is driving a relentless reduction in silicon feature size. While this trend toward...

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Adapting and Anticipating the Future

I’m very proud to be part of a truly great, world-class team taking S3 Semiconductors into its next chapter. Over the years, S3 Group has...

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The Economics of Custom Semiconductors

Traditionally cost-prohibitive, recent market developments have made custom chips an option for even low- and medium-volume OEMs. These days, custom mixed-signal SoCs (system on chips)...

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The Future of the Semiconductor Market

As the semiconductor industry is consolidated each year through mergers and acquisitions, the remaining vendors are growing larger and larger, and few companies remain capable...

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Sensor signal processing at the Industrial IoT edge node

The Internet of things is focused on the ability to be able to connect to the physical world through various types of sensors and actuators...

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A view into the world of building chips: Design Automation Conference (DAC), June 2017

S3semi exhibited this year at the Design Automation Conference in Austin, Texas. This has historically been a conference focused on the latest developments in how...

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Where are the semiconductor companies? Sensors & Test Show, Nuremberg, May 2017

S3 Semiconductors was at the Sensors and Test show held at the Messe Nuremberg, in May. As such we have included here some interesting observations...

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