XtremeEDA engineers bring hundreds of years of combined semiconductor development experience and expertise — spanning the processor, wireless, networking, telecommunications, aviation/avionics, automotive, medical, consumer electronics, and many other sectors.
We offer considerable flexibility in client engagement models, including: front-end development staff augmentation, to partial or total outsourced development of digital subsystems and/or design/verification IPs, to full turn-key ASIC/SoC or FPGA chip development in cooperation with our strategic partners.
Digital Microarchitecture, Design, & Implementation (RTL)
XtremeEDA engineers have deep experience and expertise across the entire digital design process:
- Microarchitecture Definition & Specification
- Verilog, SystemVerilog, & VHDL RTL Coding
- Synthesis, Static-Timing Analysis (STA)
- Clock-Domain Crossing, Power Analysis/Estimation
- Power Domains, UPF Definition
- Clock-tree, Array/Memory Insertion
- Logic Equivalence / Model-checking
Digital Design Verification (DV)
Digital Design Verification (DV) represents the core expertise for XtremeEDA engineers. Our engineers have deep experience utilizing the latest DV technologies used by clients:
- SystemVerilog/UVM, OVM, AVM, VMM, Specman/e, SystemC, C/C++, Perl, Python
- Architectures: ARM, RISC-V, x86, Tensilica, MIPS, POWER, SPARC
- I/O Protocols: AMBA, PCIe, Ethernet/GbE, DDR, USB, SATA, SerDes, FibreChannel, UART, I2C, SPI, GPIO
- Wireless/Telecom: Wireless Ethernet (802.11), WiMax, 3G/4G/5G, ATM
- Graphics/MultiMedia, HDMI, DTV, Security/Encryption
- Coverage Driven Verification (CDV), Low-Power Verification & UPF
- Test-driven development (TDD), Extreme Programming (XP), Scrum and other Agile methods
Analog Modeling & Mixed Signal Verification (AMS)
- Real-value modeling (RVM) of analog circuit designs
- Verilog-A/AMS with Wreal
- SystemVerilog real-number modeling (RNM)
- UVM-based mixed-signal verification
Sondrel is known for delivering quality highly complex IC designs to fabless and systems companies worldwide. Our designs have appeared in hundreds of leading-edge products including those of the market leaders in mobile phones, cameras, security systems, AR/VR systems, network switches and routers, and many more.
Operating from our design centres in UK, France, Morocco, China and India, our clients engage with us from concept through to production silicon, or use individually tailored specialist services. Our success is based on delivering on our clients' requirements using our knowledge of how to get the most out of silicon and get it to market reliably, on time and at the right price.
Whether it’s a rework of an existing design, or a totally new product, our clients associate Sondrel with excellence, creativity, and flair.
After 12 years effort starting from scratch, Andes Technology Corporation is now a leading embedded processor intellectual property supplier in the world. We devote ourselves in developing high-performance/low-power 32/64 bit processors and their associated SoC platforms to serve the rapidly growing embedded system applications worldwide.
As the features of electronic devices are becoming more and more versatile, customers demand new generations of SoC solutions for better scalability, flexibility, performance, cost and power saving. However, the diversity of emerging consumer market has driven sophisticated design requirement that incurs vital difficulty for traditional component providers to offer cost-effective solution in time.
The innovative configurable platform solution allows Andes' customers to construct unique system architecture and hardware/software partitioning to gain best optimization in all aspects. With possession of technologies in the areas of processor, system architecture, operating system, software toolchains development, and SoC VLSI implementation, Andes can work closely with customers to shorten their time-to-market with quality design.
Andes' instruction set architecture：AndeStar™ ISA
Andes' embedded processors：AndesCore™ CPUs
Andes' hardware developing platform：AndeShape™ Platform
Andes' software developing platform and toolchains：AndeSight™ IDE
Andes' software supporting system：AndeSoft™ SW Stacks
Looking into electronic system market with heavy competition, when you plan to build an embedded application system with 32-bit processor based SoC, you really shall choose Andes with its high-performance/low-power 32-bit processors and associated SoC developing platforms to help your team confidently deliver right product to win competition.
Founded in 1999, Avery Design Systems, Inc. enables system and SOC design teams to achieve dramatic functional verification productivity improvements through the use of
Formal analysis applications for RTL and gate-level X verification;
Robust Verification IP for PCI Express, USB, AMBA, UFS, MIPI, DDR/LPDDR, HBM, HMC, ONFI/Toggle, NVM Express, SCSI Express, SATA Express, eMMC, SD/SDIO, Unipro, CSI/DSI, Soundwire, and CAN FD standards.
asicNorth was established in January 2000 with one purpose in mind: deliver the highest quality design services possible. In an industry that can be quite volatile at times, it is important to have a design partner that you can depend upon to deliver the skills you need when you need them. A project can only be successful if there are:
Top quality skills on the team
Communication with the customer
Attention to detail
Focus on the schedule
Today, asicNorth is enabling high-tech industry leaders and startups alike with a combination of digital, analog, and mixed-signal design capabilities. Driven to produce successful results, asicNorth is Making Chips Happen™.
Kapik Integration is a provider of premium mixed-signal design services and IP. They use a team of experts spanning a broad multi-disciplinary background to deliver highly innovative and robust solutions to their customers. Their highly evolved verification flow combined with tight customer interaction has resulted in a consistent string of first silicon success. With their strategic back-end development partnerships, Kapik Integration is able to deliver solutions from the .gds level to full turnkey chip delivery. Kapik is a privatly held corporation based out of Toronto, Canada.
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS) provides products and services that accelerate innovation in the global electronics market. As a leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor intellectual property (IP), Synopsys' comprehensive, integrated portfolio of system-level, IP, implementation, verification, manufacturing, optical and field-programmable gate array (FPGA) solutions help address the key challenges designers face such as power and yield management, system-to-silicon verification and time-to-results. These technology-leading solutions help give Synopsys customers a competitive edge in quickly bringing the best products to market while reducing costs and schedule risk. For more than 25 years, Synopsys has been at the heart of accelerating electronics innovation with engineers around the world having used Synopsys technology to successfully design and create billions of chips and systems. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has approximately 90 offices located throughout North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and India.
Cadence Design Systems helps engineers pick up the development tempo. A leader in the market for electronic design automation (EDA) software, Cadence sells and leases software and hardware products used to design integrated circuits (ICs), printed circuit boards (PCBs), and other electronic systems. Semiconductor and electronics systems manufacturers use its products to build components for wireless devices, networking equipment, and other applications. The company also provides maintenance and support, and offers design and methodology consulting services. Customers have included Pegatron, Silicon Labs, and Texas Instruments. Cadence gets more than half of its sales from customers outside the US.
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. Established in 1981, the company reported revenues in the last fiscal year of nearly $1,090 million. Corporate headquarters are located at 8005 S.W. Boeckman Road, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-7777.