EnSilica and Micrium partner to port µC/OS-III RTOS to eSi-RISC processor cores

Wokingham, UK – 6th June 2016. EnSilica, a leading independent provider of semiconductor solutions and IP, and Micrium, the premier real-time operating system (RTOS) provider for embedded systems and the Internet of Things (IoT), have partnered to successfully port Micrium’s µC/OS-III® RTOS to EnSilica’s family of eSi-RISC processor cores.


EnSilica launches eSi-ECDSA cryptographic IP for standards-compliant automotive Car2x communications

Wokingham, UK – Monday 9th May 2016. EnSilica, a leading independent provider of semiconductor solutions and IP, has launched the eSi-ECDSA cryptographic IP designed to help meet the high security communication and latency requirements of automotive Car2Car and Car2Infrastructure (Car2x) applications that form part of today’s emerging Intelligent Transport Systems.


Increasing Demand and Continued Growth Puts EnSilica on Recruitment Path for Engineers; Makes Senior Level Appointments

Increasing demand and continued growth puts EnSilica on recruitment path for engineers; Makes senior level appointments. Mark Hodgkins is appointed as Executive Chairman and David Doyle as Sales Director. EnSilica plans to recruit in excess of 12 additional engineering staff in the UK and 20 in India to support the continued increasing demand for ASIC and FPGA development


EnSilica article in Mentor Graphic’s ‘Verification Horizons’, March 2016

Reusable Verification Framework

Verification HorizonsIn the latest edition, EnSilica’s verification consultant, Gunther Clasen describes a reusable verification framework that allows interface connections to be written only once and used in both block and system-level testbenches.

The full article can be read here


About Verifications Horizons

The Verification Horizons publication expands upon verification topics to provide concepts, values, methodologies and examples to assist with the understanding of what these advanced functional verification technologies can do and how to most effectively apply them.



Meet EnSilica at Embedded World 2016, Nuremberg 23-25th Feb 2016

Come and meet EnSilica at Embedded World 2016 , Hall 4, Stand No. 4-546

Embedded World 2016EnSilica will be demonstrating their eSi IoT SoC development board based around the Altera MAX10 FPGA and the eSi-RISC low-power processor IP. It provides a highly flexible IoT development platform which can be cost optimized and integrated into a System in Package (SiP) or System on Chip (SoC).

iot-demo-board-fullThe IoT board includes the following features:

  • Altera MAX10 FPGA
  • Bluetooth Smart and NFC connectivity
  • GPS with built in antenna
  • 9-axis motion, temperature, humidity , light sensors
  • Buzzer and digital microphone
  • Capacitive touch button

The company will also be demonstrating its portfolio of IP solutions, including eSi-RISC, a highly configurable 16/32 bit embedded processor, alongside IP for communications, processor peripherals and encryption.

EnSilica founded in 2001 has a strong track record of success in delivering ASIC and FPGA based solution to semiconductor companies and OEMs worldwide. The company is headquartered in the UK and has offices in India and the USA.  Specialist in low-power ASIC design and complex FPGA-based embedded systems. EnSilica provide full turnkey ASIC development and supply of mixed signal and digital ASIC from 180nm to 28nm for mobile, IoT, smart sensing and industrial applications.

About Embedded World 2016

From 23 – 25 February 2016 at the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre the focus will be again on all things embedded systems: the embedded community comes together here in annual rotation at the embedded world Exhibition & Conference. As a leading international world fair with the focus exclusively on embedded technologies, it reflects the trends in the sector; around 900 exhibitors are presenting state-of-the-art covering all aspects of embedded systems.