Coreworks® S.A. is a leading provider of Semiconductor Intellectual Property (SIP) for multi-standard multimedia such as DTV, IPTV, portable audio players, and mobile internet devices. Our products have been implemented in a wide variety of technologies, for more than 30 customers worldwide.
Our products include digital audio encoders and decoders such as Dolby Digital, Advanced Audio Coding (AAC and AAC+), MPEG1/2 Layers 1/2, digital audio interfaces such as SPDIF/AES-EBU, TDM, I2S, and asynchronous sample rate converters.
Coreworks' products rely on the SideWorks™ patent pending technology for automatically creating pre-silicon configurable and post-silicon reconfigurable hardware accelerators. Our solutions achieve three to five times more efficiency in terms of silicon area and power consumption, compared to the competition.
Coreworks was founded in 2001 by two professors of the Technical University of Lisbon (IST) doing research on Reconfigurable Computing at the Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering R&D (INESC-ID). The company received an A-series investment round from Espírito Santo Ventures in 2006, and three R&D grants from the Portuguese government. Its complex technology is still undergoing developments.
Coreworks, S.A. features services in the following categories:
- IC Solutions
- FPGA / Structured ASIC
- IP Modules & Subsystems
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