Top 20 Semiconductor Technology Solution Companies - 2019

With the evolution of silicon chips, the world has witnessed a rise in computational power. This, in turn, is driving the growth of technologies such as AI, VR, 5G, and IoT that find their application in smart cities, drone development, autonomous cars, and next-generation wireless networks. Semiconductor market holds tremendous value and a myriad of solution providers are pooling in with their unique offerings to cater to the market requirements.

Understanding the changing times, CIOReview has compiled a list of 20 most promising semiconductor technology solution providers for the year 2019 to guide organizations associated with the semiconductor sector in harnessing the computational power with innovative technology solutions to tackle today’s challenges and increase revenue potential. Moreover, this edition will update them with the latest industry trends.

In the wake of these technology transitions, we are glad to feature companies like Singapore-based UTAC on our annual list of most promising semiconductor technology solution providers. UTAC customers are part of the semiconductor supply chain, which for the most part, is geared toward the automotive sector with applications in CMOS sensors, security cameras, and vehicle parking assistance to name a few. Besides, our cover company Texas Instruments [NasdaqGS: TXN], develops analog integrated circuits (ICs) and embedded processors that find myriad of applications from connected cars and smart homes to self-monitoring health devices and automated factories.

With several innovative technological capabilities and success stories, the featured companies are continually proving their mettle in the field of the semiconductor. We hope this issue of the CIOReview helps you build the partnership needed to foster organizational growth and create better revenue streams.

We present to you CIOReview’s “20 Most Promising Semiconductor Technology Solution Providers - 2019.”

Top Semiconductor Technology Solution Companies

Achronix Semiconductor Corporation is a privately held, fabless semiconductor corporation based in Santa Clara, California which offers high-performance FPGA and embedded FPGA (eFPGA) solutions pushing the boundaries of the high-performance FPGA market. Among its many innovations, the company developed the industry's only silicon-proven embedded FPGA technology and, with the introduction of Speedster22i family in 2013, was the first to deliver high-density FPGAs with an embedded system-level IP. More recently, Achronix announced the availability of Speedcore custom blocks, which massively improve performance, power and area, while enabling functionality that has never before been possible in standalone FPGAs

Advantest Corporation is a manufacturer of automatic test equipment for the semiconductor industry, and a manufacturer of measuring instruments used in the design, production and maintenance of electronic systems including fiber optic and wireless communications equipment and digital consumer products. It produces semiconductor testing devices and electronic measuring instruments large-scale integration (LSI) test systems, memory test systems, dynamic test handlers, network analyzers, electronic meters, optical testing devices, and signal sources. Most of Advantest's operations center around its semiconductor production equipment, including its extensive line of specialized ATE gear, as well as electron-beam lithography equipment

TI is a leading global semiconductor solution provider, designing and manufacturing analog and digital ICs. Founded in 1930 as an oil and gas exploration company, TI has time and again re-engineered its processes and embraced new technologies in accordance with ever-changing market requirements. In addition to analog technologies, digital signal processing (DSP), and microcontroller (MCU) semiconductors, TI now provides semiconductor solutions for embedded processors, education technology, digital light processing (DLP), and more. From robots to refrigerator and drones to door locks, TI designs, manufactures, tests, and sells semiconductors—the key ingredient in everything that consumers experience every day

UTAC is a semiconductor testing and packaging expert in the automotive industry, around the sensor technologies meant for EVs and other mobility applications. UTAC practices special process flows that have proven to create robust, reliable products, which can work in difficult environments. UTAC has an in-house innovation and automation team to ensure that it stays ahead of its competition, to keep up their “parts per billion” cases of ultra-low defect levels

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Founded as a Silicon Valley start-up in 1969, the AMD story starts with masses of staff specialized in providing state-of-the-art semiconductor components. AMD has evolved into a worldwide enterprise of 10,000 individuals from these humble origins, capturing many significant sectors along with creating a unique and innovative route. Furthermore, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) is an American corporate semiconductor corporation located in Santa Clara, California that creates business and customer software processors and associated techniques. The primary components of AMD involve microprocessors, motherboard chipsets, embedded processors and server graphics processors, workstations, private computers, and integrated system software

Amkor Technology, Inc

Amkor Technology, Inc

Amkor Technology, Inc. is an outsourced packaging and testing services provider for semiconductors. Established in 1968, Amkor has become a significant manufacturing partner for more than 250 of the world's leading semiconductor businesses, factories, and OEMs in the field of electronics. In packaging, semiconductor wafers are diced into distinct chips, die bonding, wire bonding, and chip encapsulation in protective plastic. The test methods used by Amkor check current, feature, timing, and voltage. Amkor supplies a number of facilities including package design and growth, wafer inspection and package testing, wafer bumping and redistribution, installation and final examination

Analog Devices

Analog Devices

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), also recognized as Analog, is an American corporate semiconductor enterprise with headquarters in Norwood, Massachusetts, specializing in data translation, signal processing, and power control technology. Analog Devices produces integrated circuits (ICs) used throughout power equipment for electronic, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing (DSP). ADI combines deep domain expertise, state-of-the-art technology, and the most ingenious problem solvers to address the trickiest technical problems across a variety of industries. From independent transit and manufacturing automation to healthcare and communications, ADI provides embedded high-performance circuits, computers, software, and solutions to better understand, evaluate, translate, communicate, safe, and control digital and physical environments

Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO)

Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO)

Broadcom Inc. is an American designer, developer, producer, and major provider of a wide spectrum of software applications for semiconductors and infrastructure. Broadcom harbors broad aspirations for effect on broadband communications of its semiconductors: it expects them to power every aspect of the future wired and mobile high-speed networks. Digital set-top boxes, cable modems, computers, and network devices for households and offices are the key apps for their integrated circuits (ICs). Broadcom also produces semiconductors, and mobile functions, for airline access, DSL and wireless communications appliances

Cadence Design Systems

Cadence Design Systems

Cadence is an enterprise providing the knowledge and equipment, IP and hardware needed for the full development chain of electronics, from chip construction to chip packaging to panels and devices. Cadence enables the creation of quality products by electronic systems and semiconductor corporations that revolutionize the way humans live, work, and play. Their products are used in the sections of portable, consumer, cloud, automotive, aviation, IoT, retail, and other markets. Cadence's Intelligent System Design method directs everything in an ideal direction, from the product line-up to the clients' skills and facilities and the alliances which are created with other sector rulers

Infineon Technologies

Infineon Technologies

Infineon Technologies creates value for clients, staff, and shareholders through creativity and engagement processes. Infineon Technologies understands how semiconductors boost contemporary innovation efficiency and allow alternatives that form today's and tomorrow's life. Infineon Technologies focuses on the three main problems confronting contemporary culture: Energy Efficiency, Mobility and Security, and provides semiconductors and device alternatives for automotive and industrial equipment, as well as chip card devices and safety sectors. Products from Infineon stand out for their reliability, performance excellence, and creative and top-of - the-chart analog and mixed-signal technology, RF and energy, and also embedded monitoring solutions

Intel Corporation

Intel Corporation

Based in Santa Clara, California, Silicon Valley, Intel Corporation is an American enterprise and technology company. It is the second biggest and one of the most appreciated suppliers of semiconductor chips in the world. Intel provides computer processors such as Apple, Lenovo, HP, and Dell to hardware system suppliers. Intel also produces motherboard chipsets, network interface devices and integrated circuits, flash storage, chips for graphics, integrated processors and other interaction and computing-related hardware. Intel was an early manufacturer of memory chips for SRAM and DRAM, representing most of its company up to 1981

Lam Research

Lam Research

Lam Research Corporation is an American company engaged in the development, production, advertising, and operation of the machinery used in the production of integrated circuits. Its devices are used primarily in front-end wafer processing, involving measures to produce the active parts of semiconductor devices (transistors, capacitors) and their wiring (interconnects). As the global supplier of creative technology and efficiency alternatives to the semiconductor industry, Lam Research is devoted to the achievement of our clients. Lam Research integrates superior systems engineering, technology management, a powerful value-based culture, and a steadfast dedication to client achievement in accelerating innovation to facilitate clients to mold the future

Maxim Integrated

Maxim Integrated

Maxim Integrated develops analog and mixed-signal high-performance electronic systems for vehicles, smartphones, wearables, hearables, gaming systems, machines, cloud, and more. Since the day Maxim Integrated first opened their doors 35 years ago, they have enticed and nourished some of the finest technologists, problem solvers, and team players in the industry. Maxim Integrated empowers creativity in architecture and overcomes the toughest difficulties in engineering, further allowing clients to develop alternatives that define and form the future manufacturing environment. Furthermore, Innovative, high-performance analog and mixed-signal merits and techniques produced by Maxim Integrated create devices larger and faster, safer, and more efficient

MediaTek

MediaTek

MediaTek is a worldwide semiconductor fabless corporation enabling more than 1.5 billion consumer products per year. MediaTek is the industry leader in chipset development for Voice Assistant Devices (VAD), Android phones, tablets, and DVD players for Optical and Blu-ray. They create chips that involve less attributing individuals to their systems and more relating their equipment to what counts. Connecting to the items that form the lives of customers renders them smarter, healthier, and better in their daily lives. MediaTek encourages people to extend their horizons and attain their objectives more readily by allowing technology products that assist better link individuals to the society around them

Microchip Technology

Microchip Technology

Microchip Technology Inc. is a supplier of semiconductors for microcontroller, analog, FPGA, storage and power management. Its simple-to-use design instruments and extensive consumer portfolio allow clients to produce ideal models that decrease danger while reducing overall system costs and market time. Microchip, headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, provides excellent technical support as well as reliable delivery and performance. Moreover, Microchip's objective in today's extremely competitive business circumstances is to deliver the finest equipment, quality, and help to decrease danger and streamline market time

Micron Technologies

Micron Technologies

Micron Technology, Inc. is an American manufacturer of processor memory and data storage along with dynamic random access memory, flash storage, and flash drives for USB. Located in Boise, Idaho, the commercial products of Micron Technology are being distributed under the Crucial and Ballistix brands. Micron Technology has been pivotal in the most important technological advances in the industrial environment for over 40 years, providing ideal memory and storage devices for a wide spectrum of apps. Micron Technology produces extensive client cooperation, help, and performance across the lifecycle of the item and around the globe

Nvidia

Nvidia

In 1999, NVIDIA's GPU invention ignited development in the PC gaming sector, reshaped modern computer graphics, and transformed parallel computing. Fuelled by the insatiable lack of decent 3D graphics and the gaming market's huge scale, NVIDIA has transformed the GPU into a computer brain at the interesting junction of virtual reality, high-performance technology, and artificial intelligence. The dynamics of Moore's law have been valid for three decades, but the scaling of CPU performance has slowed down, and GPU computing defines a new regulation that is overloaded. NVIDIA is now more and more recognized as the "computational business for AI"

ON Semiconductor

ON Semiconductor

ON Semiconductor is a service organization for Fortune 500 semiconductors. Products include energy and signal management, logic, discrete and custom systems for apps such as automotive, electronics, technology, consumer, manufacturing, LED lighting, medical, military/aerospace, and energy. Products from the company assist technicians in overcoming their distinctive development problems in automotive, communications, technology, consumer, manufacturing, medical, and aerospace applications. ON Semiconductor runs a flexible, secure, world-class production chain and performance program, as well as a network of manufacturing centers, marketing departments and development stations in key markets across North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific

Skyworks Solutions

Skyworks Solutions

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is strengthening the revolution in wireless networking. Within the aerospace, aviation, broadband, cellular facilities, linked home, manufacturing, medical, army, smartphone, tablet and wearable industries, our extremely advanced analog semiconductors connect individuals, locations, and stuff. The range of the enterprise consists of transmitters, attenuators, circulators, demodulators, sensors, diodes, directional couplers, front-end modules, hybrids, RF subsystems facilities, isolators, lighting and screen equipment, blenders, modulators, optocouplers, optoisolators, phase shifters, PLLs / synthesizers / VCOs, energy separators / combiners, energy management systems and transmitters

Xilinx, Inc.

Xilinx, Inc.

Xilinx is FPGA originator, configurable SoCs, and ACAP innovator. Their highly flexible programmable silicon, powered by a suite of sophisticated technology and instruments, drives fast development over an extensive array of quarters and techniques-from consumers to vehicles to the cloud. With its adaptable, smart computing, Xilinx provides the most dynamic processing technology throughout the innovative development sector. The worldwide team of Xilinx is increasing, searching for a courageous, cooperative, and innovative development to create the adaptable, smart environment. Xilinx offers a wide variety of FPGAs, complicated CPLDs, development instruments, intellectual assets, and reference drawings