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SEMIFIVE Signs MOU with Atron Technologies to Collaborate on Semiconductor Design


SEMIFIVE, a leading design solution provider and pioneer of platform-based custom silicon solutions, has announced its agreement of MOU with China-based Atron Technologies, on May 23, 2024. Through this agreement, SEMIFIVE and Atron Technologies will collaborate on comprehensive semiconductor design and turnkey manufacturing, seeking potential customers in China and onsite technical support.

Atron Technologies, a company specializing in high-end ASIC design solutions and turnkey services, has extensive expertise in semiconductor designs for AI/HPC, Automotive, Networking, and AIoT. It also has experience in 2.5D/3D IC and Chiplet designs up to 5nm for HPC applications and serves a diverse customer base in China.

SEMIFIVE, a company specializing in SoC platform and ASIC design solutions, has been continuously expanding its global business with the establishment of a San Jose, USA office in March 2021 and a Shanghai, China office in August 2023. SEMIFIVE aims to serve the Chinese market as the premier Design Solution Partner (DSP) for Samsung Foundry SAFETM Ecosystem.

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Most recently, SEMIFIVE announced the 2nd mass production milestone of AI inference custom chip designed using its own 14nm AI SoC platform. The company also announced that the commercialization of NPU chip targeting HPC applications, using its 5nm HPC SoC platform, has started in the first half of 2024.

“We are pleased to work with SEMIFIVE which provides SoC platform and comprehensive ASIC design solutions,” said Norman Zhang, CEO of Atron Technologies, “We look forward to working with SEMIFIVE on joint assignments in China and collaborating on joint semiconductor designs to expand our business. We believe that, together with SEMIFIVE, we can provide a complete and reliable fast-time-to-market SoC solutions to customers worldwide.”

“The partnership between Atron Technologies and SEMIFIVE marks a critical juncture in the global expansion of innovations enabled by custom silicon,” said Brandon Cho, CEO and co-founder of SEMIFIVE. “Leveraging Atron Technologies’ deep experience at the very heart of digital innovation and SEMIFIVE’s proven SoC design platform, we will unlock significant value through the power of custom silicon.

Source: PRNewsWire

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