TSMC Honors ARM with Partner Award for Sixth Consecutive Year

September 22, 2015


When: Sept., 22, 2015

What: ARM has been honored with a TSMC Partner of the Year award for the sixth consecutive year in recognition of outstanding performance in the Processor IP category. This year marks the first time TSMC has honored a partner for its processor intellectual property (IP). ARM received the award at the 2015 TSMC Open Innovation Platform® Ecosystem Forum for its scalable, energy-efficient processor IP that is at the heart of world’s most advanced system-on-chip (SoC) designs.

Why: The TSMC and ARM® partnership has enabled customers to achieve volume SoC production in advanced silicon process nodes for mobile, enterprise and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. This year has seen a significant increase in the shipment of SoCs that utilize 64-bit capable ARMv8-A architecture and ARM Artisan® physical IP. The award judges assessed customer feedback, TSMC9000 compliance, general support, the number of tapeouts and the quantity of wafers shipped.

About ARM:

ARM is at the heart of the world's most advanced digital products. Our technology enables the development of new markets and transformation of industries and society, invisibly creating opportunity for a globally connected population. We design scalable, energy efficient-processors and related technologies to deliver intelligence wherever computing happens, ranging from sensors to servers, including smartphones, tablets, digital TVs, enterprise infrastructure and the Internet of Things.

Our innovative technology is licensed by ARM Partners who have shipped more than 65 billion System on Chip (SoCs) containing our intellectual property. Together with our Connected Community, we are breaking down barriers to innovation for developers, designers and engineers, ensuring a fast, reliable route to market for leading electronics companies. Learn more and join the conversation at http://community.arm.com.

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