SLL PARTNERS AND COLLABORATORS

And Other Companies Supported Devices

SLL Partners include the leading global manufacturers of
memory devices and reprogrammable chips (FPGA)

Memory and FPGA partners work with SLL for IP physical validation, and support the commercial use of SLL IP’s with other devices.

Partners also collaborate with SLL and our shared end-customers to develop and cross-promote innovative solutions employing SLL IP’s.

MEMORY VENDORS

Synaptic Laboratories Ltd (SLL) memory controllers and related IP’s are used commercially globally.

SLL’s memory controllers are physically validated on an ever increasing number of our memory partners’ memory devices.

SLL also collaborates with multiple vendors to validate our IP’s on upcoming devices prior to public release.

AP Memory is a fabless IC design and marketing company. AP Memory is a world leader in Pseudo-SRAM. AP Memory is also leading the world in AI memory solutions, particularly for 3D IC. Our headquarters is located in Hsinchu, Taiwan, with R&D centers in the US, China, Japan, and sales offices worldwide.  Armed with strong development capabilities, AP Memory provides customized/optimized memory solutions to a wide range of applications.

Everspin Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, is the worldwide leader in designing, manufacturing, and commercially shipping discrete and embedded Magnetoresistive RAM (MRAM) and Spin-transfer Torque MRAM (STT-MRAM) into markets and applications where data persistence and integrity, low latency, and security are paramount.  With over 120 Million MRAM and STT-MRAM products deployed in data center, cloud storage, energy, industrial, automotive, and transportation markets, Everspin has built the strongest and fastest growing foundation of MRAM users in the world. 

SLL is Everspin’s partner for memory controller and related technologies.

SLL’s xSPI MBMC IP v3.3.x is being ported to support:

Everspin’s xSPI Industrial STT-MRAM is a memory that uses the magnetism of electron spin to provide non-volatility without wear-out. STT-MRAM stores information in magnetic layers combined with high speed CMOS to deliver the speed of PSRAM with the non-volatility of Flash in a single unlimited-endurance device.

GigaDevice, founded in Silicon Valley in 2005, is a leading fabless supplier. Committed to building a complete ecosystem with three major product lines—Flash memory, MCU and sensor.

GigaDevice is among the companies that pioneered SPI NOR Flash memory and is currently ranked number three in the world in this market segment with accumulated shipments nearly 16 billion since its inception. 

SLL is GigaDevice’s partner for memory controller and related technologies.

SLL’s xSPI MBMC IP v3.3.x supports and is physically tested with:

Infineon Technologies AG is a German semiconductor manufacturer founded in 1999. Infineon has about 46,665 employees and is one of the ten largest semiconductor manufacturers worldwide It is market leader in automotive and power semiconductors. In fiscal year 2020, the company achieved sales of €8.6 billion. Infineon bought Cypress in April 2020.

SLL is an Infineon Associated Partner.  SLL provides memory controller and related technologies for Infineon’s memories.

SLL’s xSPI MBMC IP v3.3.x supports and is physically tested with:

ISSI is a technology leader that designs, develops, and markets high performance integrated circuits for the following key markets: (i) automotive, (ii) communications, (iii) digital consumer, and (iv) industrial and medical. Our primary products are high speed and low power SRAM and low and medium density DRAM. The Company also designs and markets NOR flash products and high performance analog and mixed signal integrated circuits.

Jeju Semiconductor (JSC) is a fabless memory company, servicing niche market segments.  JSC has entered the consumer market with its leading technology and strict quality assurance systems and through products such as STB, DTV, and IP Camera. JSC is now targeting 5G IoT market and expand our influence within the related fields.

SLL is JSC’s partner for memory controller and related technologies.

SLL’s xSPI MBMC IP v3.3.x supports and is physically tested with:

Macronix, a leading integrated device manufacturer in the Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) market, provides a full range of NOR Flash, NAND Flash, and ROM products. With its world-class R&D and manufacturing capability, Macronix continues to deliver high-quality, innovative and performance driven products to its customers in the consumer, communication, computing, industrial, automotive, networking and other segment markets.  Macronix was established in 1989 in the Science Park, Hsinchu, Taiwan. 

SLL collaborates closely with Macronix regarding memory controller and related technologies.

SLL’s xSPI MBMC IP v3.3.x supports and is physically tested with:

Micron is a world leader in innovative memory solutions that transform how the world uses information. For over 40 years, Micron has been instrumental to the world’s most significant technology advancements, delivering optimal memory and storage systems for a broad range of applications.  Through their global brands — Micron and Crucial — Micron offer the industry’s broadest portfolio.  Micron is the only company manufacturing today’s major memory and storage technologies: DRAM, NAND, and NOR technology.

SLL collaborates closely with Micron regarding memory controller and related technologies.  SLL is also a member of the Xccela Consortium that is managed by Micron and was co-founded by Micron, AP Memory, GigaDevice and Winbond.  

SLL’s xSPI MBMC IP v3.3.x supports and is physically tested with:

Winbond Electronics Corporation is a total memory solution provider. The Company provides customer-driven memory solutions backed by the expert capabilities of product design, R&D, manufacturing, and sales services.

Winbond’s product portfolio, consisting of Specialty DRAM, Mobile DRAM, Code Storage Flash, and TrustME® Secure Flash, is widely used by tier-1 customers in communication, consumer electronics, automotive and industrial, and computer peripheral markets.

Winbond is headquartered in Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP), and it has subsidiaries in the USA, Japan, Israel, China and Hong Kong, and Germany. Based on Taichung and new Kaohsiung 12-inch fabs in Taiwan, Winbond keeps pace to develop in-house technologies to provide high-quality memory IC products.

SLL is Winbond’s partner for memory controller and related technologies.

SLL’s xSPI MBMC IP v3.3.x supports and is physically tested with:

Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) vendors

SLL’s memory controllers are ported to, and physically validated on, an ever increasing number of FPGA vendors device families.

Intel Corporation, is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California. It is the world’s largest semiconductor chip manufacturer by revenue, and is the developer of the x86 series of microprocessors.  Intel also manufactures filed programmable gate arrays (FPGA), motherboard chipsets, network interface controllers and integrated circuits, flash memory, graphics chips, embedded processors and other devices related to communications and computing.

SLL is an Intel Partner Alliance member.

SLL IP is validated and used commercially on a wide range of Intel FPGA devices:  Intel MAX 10, Cyclone IV, Cyclone 10 LP, Cyclone 10 GX, Cyclone V, Cyclone V SoC, Arria 10, Arria 10 SoC and Stratix 10.

SLL also remotely supports and supplies xSPI memory domain expertise to Intel’s FAE and sales staff, and to their electronic components distributors FAE, and to their end customers, in all regions.

Visit SLL’s product portfolio page for Intel.

Microchip Technology Incorporated (Microsemi) is a leading provider of smart, connected and secure embedded control solutions. Its easy-to-use development tools and comprehensive product portfolio enable customers to create optimal designs, which reduce risk while lowering total system cost and time to market. The company’s solutions serve more than 120,000 customers across the industrial, automotive, consumer, aerospace and defense, communications and computing markets. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Microchip offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality. 

SLL is the official Microchip CompanionCore Partner for memory controllers and related IP’s.

SLL IP is validated and used commercially, for example on Microchip PolarFire FPGA’s.

SLL also remotely supports and supplies xSPI memory domain expertise to Microchip’s FAE and sales staff, and to their electronic components distributors FAE, and to their end customers, in all regions.

Xilinx is now part of AMD. AMD now has the industry’s broadest product portfolio and a highly complementary set of technologies, reaching customers in a diverse set of markets. Together, AMD and Xilinx leverage the right engine for the right workload to address the compute needs for our customers. Learn more about the new AMD here.

Xilinx is a supported FPGA vendor.

SLL IP is validated and used commercially on a wide range of Xilinx FPGA, including: Artix-7, Kintex-7, Virtex-7, Zynq 7000, Kintex Ultrascale+, Zynq Ultrascale+, Virtex Ultrascale+ (ideal for supporting ASIC design prototyping in FPGA).

SLL also remotely supports and supplies xSPI memory domain expertise to Xilinx’s FAE and sales staff, and to their electronic components distributors FAE, and to their end customers, in all regions.

Consortium Memberships

The Xccela Consortium is an industry association championed by Micron to promote the Xccela Bus as an open-standard digital interconnect and data communications bus suitable for volatile and nonvolatile memories as well as other types of integrated circuits (e.g. MCUs, SoCs, ADCs, etc.). The charter of the consortium is to define the Xccela Bus interface specifications and common command protocols for those devices that will reside and communicate on the Xccela Bus.

COMMERCIAL OFF THE SHELF BOARD VENDORS

SLL partners include leading development board makers:

  • They bundle SLL IP with their COTS boards that support xSPI memories.
  • This includes very low cost COTS boards with memories from SLL’s (up to 9) memory vendor partners.

SLL’s development board and memory partners work together with SLL to validate SLL IP on their hardware:

  • This includes boards with SLL’s IP validated working on Intel, Microchip and Xilinx FPGA devices.

ARIES Embedded, located in the Munich area, provides professional solutions in the area of Embedded Systems. With a dedicated team of experts we serve customers worldwide in various markets as Automation Technology, Industry, Medicine Technology, Farming and Space Applications.

Based on leading edge technology ARIES Embedded helps with innovative solutions, tailored to the specific requirements of the customer’s products. The services and building blocks offered cover the entire life cycle of an embedded device.

SLL is ARIES Embedded’s technology partner for memory controller IP.

  • ARIES Embedded distribute free trial copies of SLL’s memory controller IP with their reference designs.

Intel Corporation, is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California. It is the world’s largest semiconductor chip manufacturer by revenue, and is the developer of the x86 series of microprocessors.  Intel also manufactures filed programmable gate arrays (FPGA), motherboard chipsets, network interface controllers and integrated circuits, flash memory, graphics chips, embedded processors and other devices related to communications and computing.

SLL is an Intel Partner Alliance member.

A version of SLL memory controller IP is bundled and distributed globally by Intel in the Kit Collateral of the Intel Cyclone 10 LP Evaluation Kit.

SLL also remotely supports and supplies xSPI memory domain expertise to Intel’s FAE and sales staff, and to their electronic components distributors FAE, and to their end customers, in all regions.

Visit SLL’s product portfolio page for Intel.

Electronic Components Distributors

SLL partners with components distributors.  For example:

SLL also remotely supports and supplies xSPI memory domain expertise to FAE and sales staff of Arrow, Macnica, Altima and various other electronic components distributors, and to their end customers, in all regions.

Trenz Electronic GmbH operates as a provider of development services for the electronics industry since 1992. Trenz service includes design-in support as well as turnkey designs which typically covers all steps from product specification, hard- and software design up to prototyping and production. Trenz are particularly specialized in the design of high-speed data acquisition, high-accuracy measurement and embedded digital signal processing systems based on FPGA and CPU architectures.

Many of Trenz products is compatible with some widespread form factors. Trenz also provides SoM products for Automotive industry and high-end applications.

SLL is Trenz Electronic partner for memory controller IP and related IP

  • Trenz Electronic distribute free trial copies of SLL’s memory controller IP with their reference designs.

Trenz Electronic is the founder of the exciting open source CRUVI standard.

  • One CRUVI connector supports multiple popular connectors.
  • SLL is a named contributor to the CRUVI standard.
  • SLL and several memory vendors validate SLL’s memory controller IP with many memories mounted on low cost Trenz CRUVI memory boards.

University Partners

SLL also partners with or supplies IP to various universities. 
An example is:

FHNW Institut fuer Sensorik und Elektronik 

Partner with SLL

If you would like to partner with SLL around any of our innovative technologies, from any position within the supply and marketing chain, then please contact SLL at partners@synaptic-labs.com.

We welcome your enquiry!