Update: Synopsys Expands DesignWare IP Portfolio with Acquisition of Sidense Corporation (Oct. 17, 2017)
August 14, 2006, Ottawa, ON: Sidense Corporation, a two year old firm specializing in Memory Semiconductor Intellectual Property Cores is on a hiring spree and plans to double the number of engineers on staff at their Canadian design center.
Xerxes Wania, ceo of Sidense wants to increase the engineering team to 25 individuals within the next six months. "Ottawa has a deep pool of engineering talent especially in the semiconductor space so to meet demand it makes sense for us to grow the operation there", he said.
Founded in 2004, Sidense is focused on developing Memory Semiconductor Intellectual Property cores for customers that use the Sidense technology in various electronic devices including flat panel displays, wireless networks, PDAs and cell phones. The company is working on the latest memory designs in 65 and 90 nanometer geometries.
Word about the company's advanced technology has spread quickly in the industry and Sidense is seeing interest and orders from a number of customers and potential customers. It is this customer demand that is driving the firm's hiring spree.
"We haven't promoted the company at all but word is out and we are getting strong interest in our products from a range of customers. Since our engineering team is working on the latest memory designs in 65 and 90 nanometer geometries, this will excite engineers looking to make a change." Mr. Wania said.
Sidense Corp., focuses on developing Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) intellectual property (IP) cores to be embedded onto standard logic digital CMOS Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) and custom Integrated Circuits (ICs). Sidense's 1T-FuseTM technology is most suitable for feature sizes of 130nm and smaller. Potential applications include electrical fuse, FLASH and MASK programmable ROM replacement, code storage, RFID, Unique ID, encryption, key storage and in Digital Rights Management. They currently have offices in Mississauga and Ottawa, Canada and sales offices in San Francisco, CA and Tokyo, Japan. Visit the website http://www.sidense.com.