taped out

taped out

The completion of the design of a chip. The next stage is to put it into production. The term comes from the early days when designs were transferred to the fabricator via magnetic tape.
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ARM taped out the first TSMC 16FFC test chip incorporating Cortex-A73 POP IP in early May 2016.
To date, CMU has designed an embedded processor and taped out several other blocks to test its technology against traditional standard-cell implementations.
With more than 230 product designs taped out to its 0.
The RF receiver design is the first complete silicon-based RFIC successfully designed and taped out using the entire Analog Office design flow from schematic capture, simulation, analysis, layout, extraction, and complete DRC and LVS verification.
We recently taped out a multi-million gate, 130-nanometer ASIC running at 300 MHz.
We have successfully taped out all of our 130 nanometer ASICs using CeltIC and have not observed any SI problems in silicon.
Faraday recently taped out several test chips manufactured on UMC's 90-nanometer process using design solutions supplied by Magma Design Automation Inc.
today announced that Canon has taped out their first two designs with the Monterey(R) System-Driven Physical Design(TM) (SDPD) solution.
We have successfully taped out numerous DSP chips with it, including our flagship C64x," said Sanjive Agarwala, research and development manager at TI.
Magma's customers, many of which have truly accomplished names within the semiconductor industry, have taped out designs as large as 20 million gates and as fast as 1 Ghz using some of the most advanced deep submicron process geometries.
Nasdaq:LAVA), a provider of chip design solutions, announced that the design services team of EE-Solutions of Taiwan has successfully taped out a 1.
Since that time, AMI Semiconductor has successfully taped out two ASICs using the Synplify ASIC software, with more designs in the pipeline.