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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With such large capacity, a single Platform ASIC can contain the equivalent logic to several of the largest and most expensive FPGAs.
Pre-fabricating most of the layers simplifies the Platform ASIC design process.
Platform ASIC technology reduces up-front tooling costs, as fewer tools are required compared to a cell-based ASIC development.
Both our ASIC and RapidChip Platform ASIC customers will benefit from having a single SerDes that supports applications ranging from 155 Mb/s Sonet traffic to 3.
By providing a single SerDes core that supports a broad range of interfaces in a configurable manner for both ASIC and RapidChip Platform ASIC designs, LSI Logic is extending the flexibility of its RapidChip slices while also providing designers with the capability to support multiple standards with a single interface port.
LSI Logic's recent decision to withdraw their RapidChip platform ASIC product from the market prompted a reassessment of the market opportunity associated with our investments in the ASIC product line," said Gary Meyers, Synplicity's CEO and president.
Mentor Graphics (Nasdaq: MENT) today announced that it has joined the LSI RapidChip(R) Platform ASIC partner program with its Platform Express(TM) solution.
The LSI RapidChip Partner Program reduces time-to-revenue, design risk, and system costs by providing Platform ASIC designers with third-party development tools including intellectual property, design services, and design tools that combine quality and flexibility for the consumer, communication, storage and other markets.
LSI Logic serves its global OEM and channel customers with Platform ASICs, standard-cell ASICs, standard products, host bus adapters, RAID controllers and software.
LSI Logic serves its global OEM, channel and distribution customers with standard-cell ASICs, Platform ASICs, standard products, host bus adapters, RAID controllers and software.
LSI Logic serves its global OEM, channel and distribution customers with Platform ASICs, standard-cell ASICs, standard products, host bus adapters, RAID controllers and software.
The company's patented ViaMask fabric is a complete library for building platform ASICs or embedding single via layer configurable sections into a system on a chip (SoC).