The Week In Review: Design/IoT


Acquisitions Synopsys acquired all low power wireless IP assets of Silicon Vision. The Egyptian company, which provided Bluetooth Smart, ISM Radio, Zigbee Radio, and Z-wave IP, is now working exclusively with Synopsys. The acquisition expands Synopsys' portfolio of IP for the Internet of Things, which includes security IP recently obtained through the acquisition of Elliptic Technologies. ... » read more

The Week In Review: Design/IoT


Synopsys continued its expansion into security with the acquisition of security IP provider Elliptic Technologies. The Canadian company's focus was cryptography cores, security protocol accelerators and processors, Root of Trust embedded security IP modules, secure boot and cryptography middleware as well as content protection IP for integration into SoCs. NXP and Freescale shareholders appr... » read more