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 October 19 & 20, 2016

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Visiting the Table-Top

Exhibit Reception is FREE!



Exhibit Day & Time

Wednesday,  November 3

From  3:00 P.M.  To  8:00 P.M.


Selected Exhibiting Companies & Organizations . . .

















Interested in participating in this Tabletop Exhibit, please contact:

SoC@SoCconference.com   949-851-1714


Selected Demo Descriptions. . . .


  The Blue Pearl Software

The Blue Pearl Software suite includes design analysis, CDC checking, and timing constraint generation, management, and validation integrated into a single environment. Blue Pearl offers a static property checker that automatically checks HDL for compliance with user selected and user defined properties, including netlist checks and advanced property checks for CDC. Blue Pearl can also identify complex false and multi-cycle paths that occur due to complex control logic. Blue Pearl automatically writes SDC, and assertions for testing these paths with formal analysis tools. Features include constraint migration, merging and SDC comparison.

  Breker Verification Systems


CBreker Verification Systems solves the challenge of functional verification for complex system-on-a-chip (SoC) designs. Our Trek™ model-based test generation tool is proven in production at companies such as ST Microelectronics and nVidia. It enables design managers and verification engineers to realize measurable productivity gains, speed coverage closure and easily reuse verification knowledge.

  Connect Tech Inc.


Connect Tech delivers system-on-chip (SoC) carrier board solutions for embedded and industrial applications. Our products include single board computers supporting Intel’s next generation Atom, Tunnel Creek, custom carrier boards and FPGA solutions. Our team of highly-skilled engineers will work with you to implement a custom hardware and/or FPGA design solution to meet your exact needs. With our expertise across a wide range of bus architectures and form factors, and a reputation for delivering on time and on budget, Connect Tech is an ideal partner for your SoC development needs. For more information, please visit http://www.connecttech.com/soc.  Connect Tech Inc.
42 Arrow Road, Guelph,

ON Canada N1K 1S6

Telephone: 519.836.1291

North America: 800.426.8979
Fax: 519.836.4878

Web site: www.connecttech.com

Email: sales@connecttech.com

  Signum Systems Corp.

Signum Systems (based in Camarillo, CA) is a leading supplier of S/W and H/W development tools for the embedded market since 1979. Over the last three decades, Signum designed tools for all major 8-bit, 16-bit & 32-bit microcontrollers, including 8048, 8085, 8051, 80196, 80186, XScale, Z8, HPC, CR16/32, XC16x, TriCore; ARM7-9-11, MPcore, Cortex-M/R/A and all TI DSP, OMAP and DaVinci devices.  Signum JTAG and real-time trace emulators come with Chameleon Debugger ready for any multi-core, concurrent debugging of any ARM based SoC.  Signum has over 25,000 installations worldwide supported by a network of distributors in 30 countries.   


Bluespec is The Synthesizable Modeling Company™. With Bluespec, models and test benches can be synthesized along with legacy IP to employ emulation much earlier for modeling, verification and early software development. Bluespec makes emulation much easier, more affordable, and deployable from concept to volume silicon. With the only solutions built on atomic transactions, proven technology for managing and simplifying large-scale hardware concurrency, Bluespec provides the only general-purpose, high-level synthesis toolset for any use model (models, testbenches, production IP) and design type (datapath, control, interconnect). More information can be found on www.bluespec.com or by calling (781) 250-2200.

  Duolog Technologies Ltd.

Duolog is widely recognised as the world’s leading IP integration company. Duolog’s Socrates platform incorporates applications for IP packaging/standardization, register management, IP interconnect and hierarchy manipulation, and I/O layer management. Socrates’ unique rules-based connection synthesis provides orders of magnitude productivity improvements over manual, scripted or pure IP-XACT based flows.   

  ChipStart LLC

ChipStart is a semiconductor intellectual property and silicon solution company based in Palo Alto, California. ChipStart provides sales, marketing, and support engagement solutions for companies that commerce third party semiconductor intellectual property, high quality pre-verified subsystem solutions, analog/mixed-signal silicon solutions, and supporting design services for ASIC and fabless semiconductor companies. ChipStart solutions are used as critical components of communications, consumer and computer products including switches, routers, modems, cellular phones, set-top boxes, HDTVs, DVD players and PCs. For more information, see www.chip-start.com.  

  Invarian, Inc.

Invarian develops sign-off analysis solution for analog, digital, and mixed designs from block to SoC level. Synergetic approach to analysis and simulation produces physically correct results that match post-production measurements. Concurrent analysis for power, temperature, timing, and effective voltages in real physical environment helps to get the most complete and accurate analysis data because all analysis engines work in concert and provide feedback to each other. After two years of development, Invarian delivered robust product that helps customers to identify hidden design issues not detectable by any chain of standalone tools. Our solution reduces risk, improves predictability, and lowers respin cost of design process.  

  Sidense Corp

Sidense Corp. provides secure, very dense and reliable non-volatile, one-time programmable (OTP) memory IP for use in standard-logic CMOS processes with no additional masks or process steps required.  With over 70 patents granted or pending, Sidense OTP provides field-programmable alternative solutions to Flash, mask ROM and eFuse in many OTP and MTP applications. Based on their innovative one-transistor Split-Channel 1T-Fuse™ architecture, Sidense OTP is embedded in over 100 customer designs, available from 180nm down to 40nm and scalable to 28nm and below.  The IP is offered at and has been adopted by many top-tier semiconductor foundries and selected IDMs.  Customers use Sidense OTP in various applications, including Digital Video, LCD Drivers and Controllers, Precision Analog Trimming, and PC Peripheral Microcontrollers. www.sidense.com, Phone: 613 287 0292.  

  GigOptix, Inc.

GigOptix is a leading supplier of high performance electronic and electro-optic components that enable next generation 40G and 100G fiber-optic telecommunications and data-communications networks. The Company offers a broad portfolio of high speed electronic devices including polymer electro-optic modulators, modulator drivers, laser drivers and receiver amplifiers for telecom, datacom, Infiniband and consumer optical systems, covering serial and parallel communication technologies from 1G to 100G. GigOptix also offers the widest range of mixed-signal and RF ASIC solutions in the market including Standard Cell, Hybrid and Structured ASICs targeting the Consumer, Industrial, Defense & Avionics industries. For more information, please visit http://www.GigOptix.com


PLDA is a leading provider of semiconductor intellectual property (IP) specialized in high-speed interconnect protocols and technologies.  PLDA focuses on high-end IP solutions for the USB and PCI protocol standards and their evolutions (SuperSpeed USB, PCI Express, PCI-X). We offer comprehensive intellectual property (IP) solutions to a global market; our solution includes semiconductor design IP (controllers and bridges) for ASIC, structured ASIC, and FPGA, hardware design platforms, low-level software, customization services, and dedicated technical support. You will see the PLDA's SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) in demonstration. This demo shows a USB3.0 Mass Storage Device running on a FPGA platform.

  X-FAB Semiconductor Foundries AG

As a specialty foundry for so-called “More than Moore” technologies, X-FAB creates a clear alternative to typical foundry services by combining solid, specialized expertise in advanced analog and mixed-signal process technologies with excellent service, a high level of responsiveness and first-class technical support. It manufactures wafers for automotive, industrial, consumer, medical, and other applications on advanced modular CMOS and BiCMOS processes with technologies ranging from 1.0 to 0.18 µm, and special BCD, SOI and MEMS long-lifetime processes. 

  ZeroWatt Technologies 

ZeroWatt Technologies provides the industry’s lowest power Analog-to-Digital Converters using a breakthrough compression based technique. We deliver major benefits in battery-constrained, high density applications serving the medical, wireless, and defense sectors.

  Magma® Design Automation Inc.


Magma's electronic design automation (EDA) software is used to create complex, high-performance integrated circuits (ICs) for cellular telephones, electronic games, WiFi, MP3 players, DVD/digital video, networking, automotive electronics and other electronic applications. Magma products for IC implementation, analog/mixed-signal design, analysis, physical verification, circuit simulation and characterization are recognized as embodying the best in semiconductor technology, providing the world's top chip companies the "Fastest Path to Silicon."™ Magma maintains headquarters in San Jose, Calif., and offices throughout North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and India. Magma's stock trades on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol LAVA. Visit Magma Design Automation on the Web at www.magma-da.com. Magma and Talus are registered trademarks and Quartz and "Fastest Path to Silicon" are trademarks, of Magma Design Automation Inc. All other product and company names are trademarks and registered trademarks of their respective companies.

  Aldec Corporation



Aldec, Inc. offers SystemVerilog OVM/VMM/UVM methodology support and hardware-assisted verification. Register to attend technical presentations on Advanced Verification Methodologies, Assertion-based Verification, SystemVerilog, HDL Design Rule Checking, Unified Code and Functional Coverage, Hardware Emulation (SCE-MI) and DO-254 Compliance validation. Aldec products, the choice of 30,000 plus engineers, include Active-HDL, Riviera-PRO, ALINT, HES and DO-254 Compliance Tool Set.

  Cavium Networks


Cavium Networks is a leading provider of highly integrated semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for networking, communications and the digital home. Cavium Networks offers a broad portfolio of integrated, software-compatible processors ranging in performance from 100 Mbps to 40 Gbps that enable secure, intelligent functionality in enterprise, data-center, broadband/consumer and access and service provider equipment. Cavium Networks processors are supported by ecosystem partners that provide operating systems, tool support, reference designs and other services. Cavium Network’s principal offices are in Mountain View, CA with design team locations in California, Massachusetts, India and Taiwan. For more information, please visit: http://www.caviumnetworks.com.
  IC Manage

IC Manage Global Design Platform. IC Manage Global Design Platform (ICM GDP) is a next-generation design data management system that efficiently manages, locates and assembles components and delivers reuse across the enterprise. It is the first hardware/firmware/software design data management solution to offer a multidiscipline design assembly, derivative management, real-time worldwide design content delivery, and now enterprise-wide and secure multi-company collaborative design project management environment.

MoSys, Inc.




MoSys, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOSY) is a leading provider of serial chip-to-chip communications solutions that deliver unparalleled bandwidth performance for next generation networking systems and advanced system-on-chip (SoC) designs. MoSys' Bandwidth Engine(TM) family of ICs combines the company's patented 1T-SRAM(R) high-density memory technology with its high-speed 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps) SerDes interface (I/O) technology. A key element of Bandwidth Engine technology is the GigaChip(TM) Interface, an open, CEI-11 compatible interface developed to enable highly efficient serial chip-to-chip communications. MoSys' IP portfolio includes SerDes IP and DDR3 PHYs that support data rates from 1 - 11 Gbps across a variety of standards. In addition, MoSys offers its flagship, patented 1T-SRAM and 1T-Flash(R) memory cores, which provide a combination of high-density, low power consumption, high-speed and low cost advantages for high-performance networking, computing, storage and consumer, graphics applications. MoSys IP is production-proven and has shipped in more than 325 million devices. MoSys is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. More information is available on MoSys' website at http://www.mosys.com. MoSys, 1T-SRAM and 1T-Flash are registered trademarks of MoSys, Inc. The MoSys logo and Bandwidth Engine are trademarks of MoSys, Inc. All other marks mentioned herein are the intellectual property of their respective owners.

Mindspeed Technologies


Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. designs, develops and sells semiconductor solutions for communications applications in the wireline and wireless network infrastructure, which includes today's separate but interrelated and converging enterprise, broadband access, metropolitan and wide area networks. Our products are classified into three focused product families: communications convergence processing, high-performance analog and wide area networking communications. Our products are sold to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for use in a variety of network infrastructure equipment, including voice and media gateways, high-speed routers, switches, access multiplexers, cross-connect systems, add-drop multiplexers, digital loop carrier equipment, IP private branch exchanges (PBXs), optical modules, broadcast video systems and wireless base station equipment.

Total Phase 

Total Phase manufactures user-friendly, powerful, and affordable USB, I2C, SPI, and CAN development tools for embedded systems engineers. Total Phase tools combine best-of-breed features such as Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X support, a royalty-free API, free software updates, and free lifetime support. Please visit us at http://www.totalphase.com.

Target Compiler Technologies


Target Compiler Technologies (www.retarget.com) is the leading provider of EDA tools for the design, programming, and verification of application specific processor cores (ASIPs). ASIPs provide an alternative to the two most common implementation choices (software running on general purpose embedded processors or algorithms implemented as fixed function RTL). With ASIPs, IP designers can create designs that perfectly match design requirements for both efficiency and flexibility. Target's IP Designer tool-suite includes unique, patented, retargetable C-compiler technology that produces code of comparable efficiency to hand-optimized assembly code. Also included is automated RTL generation especially tuned to low-power requirements. Fast instruction-set simulation, insightful debug tools, and comprehensive verification tools round out the offering.  IP Designer has been applied by customers worldwide for diverse application domains, including GSM, WCDMA and HSDPA handsets, VoIP, audio coding, automotive infotainment, ADSL and VDSL modems, wireless LAN, hearing instruments, mobile image processing, video processing, and various control and interfacing applications. Target is a spin-off of IMEC, is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium, with North American operations in Boulder, Colorado.




Packaging and Component Specialists, Inc. was founded in September 1991 as a manufacturer's representative firm specializing in representing principals whose products are used in the electronic packaging areas.  Various lines have been added through the years and we now offer a complete line of products from key manufacturers, all of whom are leaders in their fields. PCS actively covers the area of Southern California from Santa Barbara in the north to the Mexican border, and from the Pacific Ocean to the Arizona and Nevada state lines. We also cover the Las Vegas area of Nevada. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, High Connection Density, Inc. (HCD) is a premier source of high frequency and high current, form factor optimized solutions through advanced electronic packaging and connection technologies. HCD offers high performance solutions for a variety of markets, including the server, communications, semiconductor test, medical, and automotive markets. Working closely with our engineers customers can take advantage of flexible, easily modifiable connector and module options for applications requiring high frequency, high current, and small form factor electronics. HCD's manufacturing facilities in Sunnyvale and Taiwan are complemented by several second source relationships.

Southern California Venture Network (SCVN) 

The Mission of the Southern California Venture Network (SCVN) is to increase the entrepreneurial velocity of both start-up and emerging growth companies by encouraging entrepreneurs to take advantage of our network of skilled professionals, high-level business contacts, and on occasion funding sources to help navigate the many road blocks that often prevent early stage and late stage entrepreneurial companies from reaching their full potential in a timely manner.

University of California, Irvine. 

UC Irvine


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Chip Design Magazine






Extension Media is a publisher of over 20 business-to-business magazines, resource catalogs, newsletters and web sites that address high-technology industry platforms and emerging technologies such as chip design, embedded systems, software and infrastructure, intellectual property, architectures, operating systems and industry standards. Extension Media publications serve several markets including Electronics, Software/IT and Mobile/Wireless.  Extension Media information products provide engineers, embedded developers, software developers, IT professionals and design professionals with in-depth product, technology and solutions oriented information.

California State University, Fullerton



California State University, Fullerton is a high-quality, comprehensive four-year public university that offers superior teaching and prepares students to be leaders in business and industry, science, education, community service, the arts, politics, and many other fields. Part of a 23-campus California State University System that views learning as a powerful force for growth and change, Cal State Fullerton offers over 100 degree programs (graduate and undergraduate) in eight colleges, as well as a number of certificate programs. The university is located in a region known for its economic vitality, cultural diversity, multitude of leisure activities and attractions, and ideal climate.   The College of Engineering and Computer Science at Cal State Fullerton offers bachelor's and master's degrees in Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering, as well as a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering and an online master's degree in Software Engineering.

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