Business Wire

Samsung Introduces Advanced Automotive Foundry Solutions Tailored to EMEA Market at Samsung Foundry Forum 2019 Munich

Share

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today unveiled an expanded portfolio of cutting-edge foundry solutions at its Samsung Foundry Forum (SFF) 2019 Munich.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191010005312/en/

SFF 2019 Munich_ES Jung keynote speech (Photo: Business Wire)

SFF 2019 Munich_ES Jung keynote speech (Photo: Business Wire)

Samsung attracted more than 200 industry experts from fabless companies and foundry partners, and 16 partner booths displayed advanced foundry technology trends, a significant increase in both numbers compared to last year, representing a more solid customer base of Samsung Foundry as well as greater collaboration in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).

Since the EMEA semiconductor market is in demand across a wide range of applications including automotive, consumer, network, and internet-of things (IoT), Samsung introduced various specialty technologies, such as FD-SOI, radio frequency (RF), and embedded memory along with comprehensive portfolio of foundry process nodes.

Samsung Electronics showcased its state-of-the-art foundry platforms that bring together essential technical elements for new-age applications, including 5G, IoT, automotive, and high performance computing (HPC), while expanding its design solution partners to improve global customers' access to Samsung's foundry solutions.

"It is a great honor to host our global foundry forum with increasing number of attendees every year. The forum has helped us work closely with our customers and strengthen Samsung's foundry ecosystem," said Dr. ES Jung, president and head of foundry business at Samsung Electronics, in the keynote speech. "We will strive to get more customer' trust and be the best partner possible to prepare for the future with."

Given the robustness of the European automotive industry, the foundry platform for automotive semiconductor market is drawing considerable attention, and is expected to rapidly grow to address the increasing demand in the autonomous and electric vehicle market.

Samsung is currently producing several automotive semiconductor products such as driving assistant and infotainment systems, mainly based on its 28-nanometer (nm) FD-SOI and 14nm process nodes. In order to respond to increasing customer inquiries, Samsung plans to expand its automotive process nodes to 8nm in near future.

Samsung is also focusing on functional safety and component reliability, which are critically important in the automotive industry, since any failure could cause serious consequences of accident or injury.

Samsung has already proven its ability to design IPs to meet the required automotive standard, and received the ISO 26262 certification for functional safety in automotive components from TÜV Rheinland. Complying with reliability standard AEC-Q100 and IATF 16969 quality management system, it is also preparing for automotive semiconductor production.

Meanwhile, in cooperation with ecosystem partners, Samsung will host its first SAFETM (Samsung Advanced Foundry Ecosystem) Forum on Oct 17 in San Jose, to introduce Samsung's IP, Electronic Design Automation (EDA), and packaging solutions in detail for foundry partners.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, network systems, and memory, system LSI, foundry and LED solutions. For the latest news, please visit the Samsung Newsroom at http://news.samsung.com. 

Contact information

Ujeong Jahnke
Samsung Semiconductor Europe GmbH
Tel. +49(0)6196-66-3300
Email: ujeong.j@samsung.com

About Business Wire

For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.

Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Ingenic Semiconductor Integrates Allegro DVT Encoding IP into Next-Generation Smart-Video System-On-Chip Solutions3.7.2020 13:46:00 EESTPress release

Allegro DVT, the leading provider of video semiconductor IP solutions, today announced that Ingenic Semiconductor, one of the leading system-on-chip companies in China has integrated the AL-E150 high-performance video encoding IP into its latest generation of Smart Video products. The Smart Video product family from Ingenic Semiconductor features highly integrated Video Processor system-on-chip (SoC) solutions targeted at various video applications such as consumer and professional video surveillance and battery-operated cameras. One of Ingenic latest video processors, includes Allegro DVT’s AL-E150 H.264/HEVC/JPEG encoder to handle compression of multiple video channels at resolutions up to 5Mpixels. This chip is now shipping in mass-volume. Brad Liu, VP of Smart Video BU, Ingenic commented, “With the AL-E150, Allegro DVT is able to offer a multi-format and feature-rich encoder IP which perfectly meets our requirements and represents the best trade-off between silicon area, high-video

Imaweb-IDF Group Completes Its Acquisition of Serinfer3.7.2020 12:16:00 EESTPress release

Imaweb/IDF Group (“The Group”), one of the largest developers of customer relationship management (“CRM”) solutions and dealership management systems (“DMS”) for the automotive industry in Europe, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Serinfer Servicios Informáticos S.L. (“Serinfer”), the computer software segment of the Alvariño Group, a Spanish developer, distributor and supplier of DMS for automobile dealers. The Group is backed by Providence Strategic Growth (“PSG”), the growth equity affiliate of premier asset management firm Providence Equity Partners (“Providence”). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200703005051/en/ Serinfer develops a range of sophisticated products to address the evolving needs of automobile dealers. Its flagship offering is SERAUTO, a complete DMS solution that works modularly and can also be integrated to the existing technology of any dealership or workshop. SERAUT

Taiwan’s COVID-19 response win applause, friendship from around the world3.7.2020 11:52:00 EESTPress release

Once considered the most vulnerable to the COVID-19 outbreak because it’s so close to China, Taiwan has turned out to be a model for the world’s fight against the pandemic, thanks to quick decisions and early measures by its government, and to the high standard of the island nation’s public health system and its people. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200703005042/en/ The management of Grand Hotel in Taipei asks its guests to help form Zero on the building’s facade to celebrate no new COVID-19 cases for the sixth day in a row on May 1, 2020. (Hsu Chao-chang, CNA) According to real-time data released on Worldometer (https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/), a website tracking global COVID-19 figures, as of June 30, Taiwan, with only 447 cases, ranked 155th among 215 countries in terms of the number of infections. Only three entities with fewer cases have a larger population than Taiwan’s, which currently sta

Northern Data announces new Block.one backed customer3.7.2020 09:27:00 EESTPress release

Northern Data AG (XETRA: NB2, ISIN: DE000A0SMU87), one of the world's largest providers of high-performance computing (HPC) solutions, continues to enjoy a very successful 2020 with the signing of 180 MW of capacity with a new customer. Northern Data's most recent customer is a Bitcoin mining operation backed by Blockchain Powerhouse Block.one with an initial 180 MW volume and an upsize option to 300 MW, which the company signed today and which shall go live in early 2021. Brendan Blumer, CEO of Block.one, says: "Block.one's focus on leveraging EOSIO to bring increased scalability and transparency to the greater blockchain industry led us to Northern Data and their strategic market positioning and strong leadership. We're excited to be collaborating with them to introduce unprecedented Bitcoin mining solutions, powered by EOSIO." Aroosh Thillainathan, CEO of Northern Data AG adds, "We are pleased that Block.one is convinced of our services and that we have won the company as another bl

ViiV Healthcare Announces US FDA Approval for Rukobia (fostemsavir), a First-in-Class Treatment for HIV in Adults With Few Treatment Options Available2.7.2020 23:39:00 EESTPress release

ViiV Healthcare, the global specialist HIV company majority owned by GSK, with Pfizer Inc. and Shionogi Limited as shareholders, today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Rukobia (fostemsavir), 600 mg extended-release tablets. Rukobia is a novel attachment inhibitor for the treatment of HIV-1 infection indicated for use in combination with other antiretroviral (ARV) therapies in heavily treatment-experienced (HTE) adults with multidrug-resistant HIV-1 infection, who are failing their current ARV regimen due to resistance, intolerance or safety considerations. Significant advances over the past few decades have dramatically improved HIV treatment and for many, HIV is considered a manageable life-long condition. However, HTE adults – which account for approximately 6% of adults living with HIV who are on treatment – have little to no options left due to resistance, tolerability or safety considerations.1 HTE adults are at risk of progressing to AIDS and

Vertex Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering2.7.2020 23:31:00 EESTPress release

Vertex, Inc., a leading provider of tax technology and services, today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined. Vertex intends to list its common stock on the NASDAQ Global Market under the ticker symbol “VERX.” Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and Morgan Stanley are acting as joint lead book-running managers and as representatives of the underwriters for the proposed offering. BofA Securities, Citigroup and Jefferies are also acting as book-running managers and JMP Securities, Stifel, William Blair and CastleOak Securities, L.P. are acting as co-managers for the proposed offering. The proposed offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to these securities may be obtaine

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom