List of semiconductor IP core vendors

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The following is a list of major vendors in the business of licensing IP cores.

Analog-to-Digital Converters

Broadband modem and error correction

Cryptography and Security

  • Inside Secure
  • Barco Silex
  • intoPIX
  • Malaysia Microelectronic Solutions Sdn Bhd
  • IntelliProp, Inc[1][2] - AES-ECB, AES-XTS
  • Secure-IC

Digital to Analog Converters

Analog Sensors

Memory Interfaces

DRAM controllers


High-Bandwidth Memory - HBM PHYs

Hybrid Memory Cube - HMC Controllers

Hybrid Memory Cube - HMC PHYs

Communication IP

Bluetooth SW Stack, Link Layer and PHY

  • ARM (through acquisition of Dicentric and Sunrise Micro Devices)
  • Orca Systems
  • Mindtree Technologies
  • CEVA

LTE Cat. M1 / NB1 (NB-IoT) PHY

  • Orca Systems

Ethernet PHY

V by One

  • Silicon Creations
  • Omniphy
  • Socionext - HV Series

General purpose microprocessors




  • BitSim AB - Bit-MIPI CSI-2 (serial camera interface)


  • Digital Blocks, Inc. - I3C Master/Slave Peripherals


I/O pad libraries

Network Processing

  • InnoRoute - Ethernet, VLAN, IPv4, IPv6, EFM Bonding
  • Digital Blocks, Inc. - UDP, IPv4, IPv6, TCP, RTP Hardware IP Verilog Packet Processors
  • Inside Secure - MACsec, IPsec, DTLS, SSL, TLS, sRTP, Multi-Protocol Security Engines

On-chip SRAMs

Peripheral Interconnect Controllers

  • Eureka Technology - PCI, AXI, AHB, SD, SDIO, eMMC
  • Digital Blocks, Inc. - AMBA AXI4, AXI3, AHB, APB


  • Digital Blocks, Inc. - I2C/SPI/DMA and 8255/8259/8279 Peripherals

Phase Locked Loops (PLLs)

Power Management

Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) controllers

Serial ATA (SATA) controllers

Standard cell libraries

Storage Controllers

  • Eureka Technology - SDRAM, DDR, NOR, NAND, eMMC
  • IntelliProp, Inc[10] - NAND, eMMC


  • PacketArc - 1Gbit/s and 10Gbit/s Ethernet switches
  • Flexibilis - 1Gbit/s Ethernet switches

Video processors and computer graphics

  • ARM (through acquisition of Falanx and Logipard)
  • Vivante Corporation (offers GPU IP solutions for applications in the mobile, consumer, automotive, embedded, real time/mission critical, and home entertainment markets.)
  • Tata Elxsi - HEVC/H.264
  • Barco Silex - JPEG, JPEG2000, VC-2, MPEG-2, Video Over IP
  • AllegroDVT - HEVC/H.264
  • Alma Technologies - H.264, JPEG, JPEG2000
  • AMPHION Semiconductor - HEVC/H.265, AVC/H.264, JPEG, JPEG2000
  • CEVA, Inc.
  • Chips&Media
  • Google (through acquisition of On2 Technologies)
  • Imagination Technologies
  • intoPIX - JPEG2000, TICO, ST2022, AVB
  • NGCodec, Inc.
  • Silicon Image Inc.
  • Socionext - HEVC/H.265, SEERIS 2.5D Graphics IP
  • Think Silicon Ltd — GPUs and Display Controllers for Wearables and IoT devices
  • videantis GmbH—Processor IP for computer vision and video coding
  • Digital Blocks, Inc. - TFT LCD Controller IP Verilog, 2D Graphics IP Verilog
  • BitSim AB - TFT LCD Controller IP VHDL, 2D Graphics and video IP VHDL
  • Hardent - VESA Display Stream Compression (DSC), DisplayPort 1.4 Forward Error Correction (FEC)


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