Meet the Sponsors
Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a FORTUNE 500® company, is a global leader and innovator in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. Broadcom® products seamlessly deliver voice, video, data and multimedia connectivity in the home, office and mobile environments. With the industry's broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art system-on-a-chip and embedded software solutions, Broadcom is changing the world by connecting everything®. For more information, go to broadcom.com.
IBM semiconductor technologies are designed to raise the bar on performance, power efficiency,
integration and reliability for products that are becoming increasingly intelligent, interconnected
and instrumented. Seize emerging opportunities and start building these smarter products today. IBM is
ready to help at every level, with: sustained process technology leadership enhanced by collaborative innovation, a comprehensive suite of custom silicon solutions, and advanced semiconductor technology for the mobile internet — and beyond.
For more information visit ibm.com
Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. Mentor’s technology portfolio includes the following brands: Calibre® – the market share leader for IC physical verification; Questa®, technology leadership in verification productivity & methodology standards; Tessent® silicon test and yield analysis solutions that address the challenges of SoC manufacturing test, debug, and yield ramp; Veloce® unique in-class emulation/acceleration platforms for SoC and embedded system verification. Established in 1981, the company reported revenues in the last fiscal year of about $1,015 million. Corporate headquarters are located in Wilsonville, Oregon USA.
For more information visit www.mentor.com.
SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) is a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, from research and development, product design and manufacturing to branding and distribution for OEM and retail channels. Since 1988, SanDisk's innovations in flash memory and storage system technologies have provided customers with new and transformational digital experiences. SanDisk's diverse product portfolio includes flash memory cards and embedded solutions used in smart phones, tablets, digital cameras, camcorders, digital media players and other consumer electronic devices, as well as USB flash drives and solid-state drives (SSD) for the computing market. SanDisk's products are used by consumers and enterprise customers around the world.
SanDisk is a Silicon Valley-based S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, with more than half its sales outside the United States. For more information, visit sandisk.com.
TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, manufacturing integrated circuits with geometries ranging from 1.0 to 0.11-micron. TowerJazz offers the widest range of specialty wafer process technologies including SiGe, BiCMOS, Mixed-Signal and RFCMOS, CIS, Power Management (BCD), and Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) as well as MEMS capabilities, and provides world-class design enablement tools. TowerJazz maintains two manufacturing facilities in Israel, one in the U.S., and one in Japan. Please visit www.towerjazz.com.
TSMC is the world's largest dedicated semiconductor foundry, providing the industry's leading process technology and the foundry industry's largest portfolio of process-proven libraries, IP, design tools and reference flows. The company's total managed capacity in 2006 exceeded seven million (8-inch equivalent) wafers, including capacity from two advanced 12-inch GigaFabs, four eight-inch fabs, one six-inch fab, as well as TSMC's wholly owned subsidiaries, WaferTech and TSMC (Shanghai), and it's joint venture fab, SSMC. TSMC is the first foundry to provide 65nm production capabilities. It's corporate headquarters are in Hsinchu, Taiwan.
Visit tsmc.com for more information.