Open-Silicon to Discuss IP/SOC Ecosystems at SMIC Technology Symposium

Oct 07, 2010, 09:12 ET from Open-Silicon, Inc.

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Open-Silicon, Inc., a leading SoC design and semiconductor manufacturing company, announced today that its CEO, Dr. Naveed Sherwani, will participate in a panel at the Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) 2010 Technology Symposium.  Dr. Sherwani, along with five other industry leaders, will discuss the IP/SOC ecosystem for today's complex designs and advanced technology.  The theme of the symposium is "Partnership for Success."


SMIC Panel, "IP/SOC Ecosystem for Today's Complex Designs and Advanced Technology"


Friday, October 8, 2010, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. PST


Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA



Wen Huang, Vice President, Corporate Marketing, SMIC


Mahesh Tirupattur, Executive Vice President, Analog Bits

Dr. Dipesh Patel, Vice President, Engineering, ARM

Brian Gardner, Group Director, Cadence

Dr. Naveed Sherwani, Co-Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer, Open-Silicon, Inc.

Navraj Nandra, Senior Director, Marketing, Synopsys

Dr. Wayne Dai, Chairman & CEO, VeriSilicon

Panel Abstract:

The panel, "IP/SOC Ecosystems for Today's Complex Designs and Advanced Technology," will address licensed IP from IP vendors versus design service parties, and the pros and cons for each model; IP interoperability versus migration and how customers can benefit from the interoperability between foundries during the migration from current technology to advanced technology; the tradeoff in IP platforms versus subsystems and the choices customers are faced with; the IP forecast down the road and the role of EDA, design services and foundries, as well as the hurdles for advanced technologies; and IP identification and protection and the standards and implementations associated with these.

About Open-Silicon, Inc.

Open-Silicon, Inc. is a leading semiconductor company focused on SoC realization for traditional ASIC, develop-to-spec, and derivative ICs. Open-Silicon's OpenModel brings together Open-Silicon's engineering technology and high-quality manufacturing services with one of the broadest partner ecosystems for IC development, spanning IC design, open market IP integration, wafer fabrication, and assembly/test services. Open-Silicon received the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) award for Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company in 2008 and 2009. For more information, visit Open-Silicon's website at or call 408-240-5700.

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