The Fastest Route to Custom SoCs

Whether you are a seasoned silicon developer or a product designer at a manufacturing company (OEM) and ‘just want a chip’ to replace your existing discrete components, you can take advantage of the simplest, fastest, lowest-risk route to the world’s most proven IP. It’s never been easier for developers to create Arm-based system on chips SoCs.

Get Access to Arm IP

What Are Custom SoCs

Custom SoCs typically integrate a processor along with analog functionality to create a unique integrated chip that is smaller, lower cost and lower power than discrete alternatives. They offer increased functionality and differentiation, and are a powerful way to protect your design, as they are much harder to clone than printed circuit boards (PCBs).


The Benefits of Custom SoCs:

  • Cost savings
  • Increased functionality
  • Product differentiation
  • Idea protection
  • Improved reliability

Arm Offers the Simplest Route to Custom SoC Design – No Matter Your Experience

DesignStart Infographic

Arm Offers More than a CPU

Arm offers custom SoC assistance services to help companies who are new to custom SoCs (and simply ‘just want a chip’) or who need to supplement their in-house skills. Arm helps companies access the full spectrum of design services through Arm Approved design service partners worldwide – whether complete turn-key designs, where finished, packaged, tested chips are supplied; or whether supplemental services, to complete a customer’s own design team.

Access the tools, support and expertise you need through the Arm ecosystem

  • Reduce time-to-market
  • Lower your development risk
  • Optimize your design
  • Utilize the most proven route to silicon
Learn More

Arm Offers a Comprehensive IoT Solution

Custom SoCs play an essential part in the growth of The Internet of Things (IoT). IoT solutions are much more than creating a chip, however; security, power efficiency, standard-based communications and scalability are essential.

Arm technology is used across the IoT whether being connected using Arm Cordio radio IP, powered by Arm Cortex processors, or secured with Arm TrustZone technology. The Arm Mbed IoT Device Platform enables the creation, connection and management of IoT devices at scale.