Large Multi-National Mil/Aero Company Custom Camera Signal Processing Device

Large Multi-National Mil/Aero Company Custom Camera Signal Processing Device Project Challenges – The group within the company was designing a next generation image processing technology with very high data rates with gigapixel per second throughput – Data input requirement was to be from (16) 2 Gbit/s SerDes channels using a custom protocol – Data output […]

End of Life Redesign for Home Backup Power System

End of Life Redesign for Home Backup Power System The customer was using a PLC (Power Line Control) chip in their system for communication between the Solar Panels, Inverter, Control Panel and Lithium Ion Batteries in the backup system. The supplier ceased production in that process node and the customer had a limited supply of […]

MEMs Joystick

Consumer Electronics Company – MEMs Joystick The customer was looking to deliver a joystick for use on hand-held devices, including smartphones, game handheld controllers and other similar applications. The requirement was for ultra-low power, small size and integrated with the drive electronics on the same substrate. iSine designed a MEMs-based pointing device as additional masks […]

LED Lighting Supplier

LED Lighting Supplier The customer supplies LED lighting products to the industrial and commercial markets and was looking for innovative solutions to meet high reliability requirements. Their current solution was to have separate modules for the LED driver from the LED board. This allows for swapping out the drivers when they fail (they are the […]

Video Processing ASIC

Video Processing ASIC The customer was a startup with a design for a graphics processor that needed no external memory. The technology was targeted to applications that required a small footprint – bezels in laptops, chromebooks and similar devices. The customer design team wrote the RTL and performed synthesis but did not have physical design […]

ASIC Design Services

ASIC Design Services Challenges ASIC design services were crucial for a small aerospace company that lacked the capacity and expertise for the backend design of a high-current proportional integral differential (PID) control chip intended for space applications. The company, facing limitations in both bandwidth and experience, sought assistance for the design process. Opting for the […]

ASIC Design Services

ASIC Design Services ASIC design services were crucial for a MEMS startup that faced delays in the design and layout of an analog-to-digital signal converter (ADC) for consumer electronics. The company designs and delivers MEMs based microphones. An iSine engineer was dedicated full-time and weekends on-site, utilizing Cadence Virtuoso Module Generator software for layout. The […]

HDMI Video Processor

HDMI Video Processor A video processing startup required a robust solution for wirelessly transmitting high-density HDMI signals at high speeds, minimizing signal loss. To address this challenge, iSine developed a mixed-signal ASIC featuring a custom 20-channel Serializer/Deserializer (SerDes) for high-speed communication. The chosen semiconductor fabrication process played a crucial role in optimizing both performance and […]

Medical Device Manufacturer, Surgical Division

Medical Device Manufacturer, Surgical Division The customer, a medical device manufacturer with a surgical division, acquired a business in the early 2000s that specialized in women’s health ablation products. Over the subsequent 10 years post-acquisition and 15 years since the product’s introduction, the surgical instrument emerged as a significant profit generator, claiming the top position […]

Analog-to-Digital Converter

Analog-to-Digital Converter This digital communications company worked on the design of an 80 MSPS analog-to-digital converter (ADC) for two years. Unfortunately, the initial design did not meet specifications, as the device suffered from poor layout, bad device matching, and limited accuracy to 8 bits due to noise issues. iSine engineers took charge of the project, […]