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Elektra Awards 2019 Sponsorship

Shortlist announced for Elektra’s Design Tools and Development Software award sponsored by Swindon Silicon Systems With the Elektra Awards event just weeks away, the shortlist has been announced for the Design Tools and Development Software Award sponsored by Swindon...

The Future is Silicon at the Engineering Design Show 2019

Swindon Silicon Systems, a Sensata Technologies company, is once again exhibiting at the Engineering Design Show and will use this year’s event to highlight the benefits of Application Specific ICs (ASICs) and how embracing silicon gives a product a genuine technical...

Determining Functional Safety Levels for Automotive Applications

Even the most basic car available over the past three or four decades has contained a significant amount of technology to make it safer, more “intelligent” and more enjoyable to drive and this adoption of technology will only increase as the industry moves towards...

The Future is Silicon at Sensor + Test 2019

April 2019. Swindon Silicon Systems, a Sensata Technologies company, will use this year’s Sensor + Test exhibition to highlight the benefits of Application Specific ICs (ASICs) and how embracing silicon gives a product a genuine technical and commercial advantage....

Six Key Reasons to use an ASIC Silicon Solution

The Future is Silicon, Your Future is Swindon Companies are continually looking for innovative ways to differentiate their products from the crowd and to make them more competitive in both cost and performance. There is a proven way to achieve this and there are many...

ASIC or FPGA? Each solution has advantages and disadvantages

Both are used extensively in product designs and which path to take is a conundrum that designers are often faced with. It’s an important decision that can determine the products success or failure. It is only by examining each solution for each design with up to date information that a designer can make the appropriate selection.

The Global Adoption of TPMS and the ASIC within

Tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) have been widely deployed to address safety and environmental issues on all types of vehicles across the globe. Currently the European Union, the United States, South Korea and China have introduced TPMS legislation with Japan,...

Sensor and Test 2018

Swindon will launch’s its online IC Builder At the heart of intelligent sensing, Swindon Silicon Systems is a leader in high performance and low cost mixed signal ASICs and integrated MEMS sensor interface solutions for applications that include automotive, industrial...

UK chip company looks to future with confidence

40 years ago a team of engineers at Plessey Semiconductors decided it was time for a change. They headed off into the unknown and founded Swindon Silicon Systems, which stands out now as one of the few UK-based semiconductor companies still operating.Given the pace of...

Next Generation Battery Management Technology Partnership

Companies sign strategic design and development agreement for wireless chip-based solution Edinburgh, UK – April 4, 2017 – Dukosi, the battery management technology innovator, and Swindon Silicon Systems, a world leader in the design, test and supply of complex,...

ASIC Design Costs Down

Contrary to popular belief, the cost of a custom analogue or mixed-signal silicon design has fallen dramatically in recent years. This now allows even more companies to consider developing their own device, customised to their project requirements and usually...

Day in the Life – Senior ASIC Design Engineer

Maria Marescalco is a Senior Design Engineer at SWINDON Silicon Systems, one of the UK’s leading designers and suppliers of mixed signal ASIC and MEMS solutions. With a Masters Degree in Electronic Engineering from “Universita’ degli Studi di Catania” in Italy, Maria...

Three Women Inspired by Electronics

This article was published on Electronics Weekly and is an article investigating why microelectronics has always been a male dominated industry. 3 women engineers from SWINDON Silicon Systems are interviewed to help answer how does the industry motivate women to...

ASIC, SoC and SiP at the Heart of Intelligent Sensors

What can transform a basic sensor into an intelligent one? The majority of sensors convert a physical change into an electrical one. Understanding what this change means is a task for a higher level control system. What if the sensor can be made more sophisticated?...

SoC and SiPs are at the heart of intelligent sensing

Industry is improving productivity by using intelligent sensors. Where sensors were once simple analogue components with basic output, the best contemporary solutions feature mixed signal ASICs with front end signal processing, calibration for varying environmental...

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