ASIC design, software development and PCB design for a safety critical industrial controller with an on-chip high current switch. Designed to meet IEC61508 SIL 3. The end customer was an OEM with no internal electronics or software design team.
Running from a high accuracy 64KHz on-chip oscillator
Ultra low-power requirements
High voltage protection and short and open circuit monitoring
High current switch
180 nm BCD
Full-Scan, MBIST and Boundary-Scan
Synopsys: DC, Primetime Formality
Cadence: Incisive, Innovus and analog design flow
Mentor : Tessent, Calibre nmDRC/LVS,
Altera: FPGA prototype
Altium designer for design and layout
EnSilica is a leading fabless design house focused on custom ASIC design and supply for OEMs and system houses, and IC design services for companies with their own design teams. The company has world-class expertise in supplying custom analog, mixed signal and digital IC’s to its international customers in the automotive, industrial, healthcare and consumer markets. The company also offers a broad portfolio of core IP covering cryptography, Radar and communications systems. EnSilica has a track record in delivering high quality solutions to demanding industry standards.