Application-Specific Integrated Circuit


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application-specific integrated circuit

[‚ap·lə‚kā·shən spi¦sif·ik ‚int·i‚grād·əd ′sər·kət]
(electronics)
An integrated circuit that is designed for a particular application by integrating standard cells from a library, making possible short design times and rapid production cycles. Abbreviated ASIC.

Application-Specific Integrated Circuit

(hardware)
(ASIC) An integrated circuit designed to perform a particular function by defining the interconnection of a set of basic circuit building blocks drawn from a library provided by the circuit manufacturer.
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This gives it a major advantage over, for instance, application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) since ASIC vendors find it difficult to meet frequent upgrade demands from medical imaging modality vendors.
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E[acute accent]ChipX, formerly known as Chip Express, is a leading manufacturer of late-stage programmable application-specific integrated circuits, or Structured ASICs.
Based in Dresden, Germany, ZMD AG successfully specializes in the design, manufacture and marketing of high-performance, mixed analog-digital application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) and application-specific standard products (ASSPs) with low power consumption.
Founded in 1961, ZMD provides expert design, manufacturing and marketing of high-performance, mixed-signal application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) and application-specific standard products (ASSPs).
ULPI allows chip and system designers to connect a Hi-Speed USB transceiver to USB core logic embedded in application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) and systems-on-chip (SoCs).
She spent a total of 23 years at IBM with accomplishments including the launch of the IBM application-specific integrated circuits (ASIC) business in 1993 and the launch of the networking business in 1998.
AMI Semiconductor (AMIS) designs, manufactures, markets and sells application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs).

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