Silicon Artist's PROTOxPress service helps reduce
project risk by allowing you to validate your design in silicon
before paying for a full mask set. By using multi-project wafer
technology from industry leading suppliers, Silicon Artist
can quickly produce your IC prototypes. Customers may purchase up
to 2,000 of these prototype parts, in the package of their choice,
for a fraction of the cost of a full-mask-set prototype wafer run.
Silicon Artist also offers a full range of custom prototyping
services through the PROTOxPress program.
As market pressures, mask costs and cycle times for advanced IC
technologies continue to increase, the financial and time-to-market
imperative of "right the first time" becomes a matter of survival.
In many cases, a low cost, fast turnaround path to prototype units
may be the only way to guarantee successful production.
Silicon Artist addresses this need with its PROTOxPress
service. PROTOxPress allows you to provide engineering samples
to your customers (and your engineering team) at the earliest possible
time. You no longer need to deal with the performance uncertainties
of an FPGA-based prototype. Before placing a volume order, you get
your design, in your package, validated in your system.
You also reduce the risk associated with re-spins due to design
and/or IP integration issues. At 28nm, those risks can be substantial;
the cost of PROTOxPress validation before release to production
can be half of the cost of a full production re-spin. PROTOxPress
allows you to "silicon verify" all of your IP before production
Features & Benefits
* PROTOxPress is designed to minimize the time, effort and
manpower required for prototypes
* Using multi-project wafer technology, Silicon Artist drives
down the cost of your prototype units
* We also can provide a comprehensive range of engineering services
that reduces your team's time and effort required to migrate approved
prototypes to full production manufacturing
The steps that occur in every PROTOxPress engagement include:
* Validation of the design's manufacturability
* Enhancement/remediation of design manufacturability
In short, Silicon Artist provides everything you need for
a fast and reliable rapid prototyping engagement using the most
advanced multi-project wafer technology.
Silicon Artist is currently accepting PROTOxPress engagements.
Silicon Artist supports a wide variety of package
vendors and package types for PROTOxPress devices as well
as bare die and back lapped die for customer assembly. Individual
orders of between 40 and 2000 prototypes are welcomed.