On-Site Silicon Consulting Services

Obsidian Technology offers short and medium term on-site services to the fabless silicon and system development industry. We are able to offer a very wide range of experience. Staff available on-site in daily or weekly assignment intervals. Pricing from $90/hour to $145/hour, depending on type of work.

Silicon Design Experience

  • Analog / Mixed Signal design
  • PLL, ADC, DAC
  • Logic/HDL design
  • Complex DSP Systems design
  • SERDES
  • Power circuits
  • Behavioral modelling
  • Memory
  • Logic libraries
  • Design porting
  • Full chip design from concept

EDA Design Tool Experience

  • Cadence
  • Mentor Graphics / Tanner
  • Matlab / Simulink
  • HSpice
  • Synopsys

Software

  • C, C++, Python, Perl, Tcl etc
  • EDA data processing
  • Protocol and policy layer development
  • PDK development and modifications
  • AMS modelling
  • Spice modelling
  • ARM, MSP430, MPU experience

Silicon Marketing

  • Device architecture development
  • Marketing collateral
  • Technical documentation
  • Training Materials

Silicon Layout

  • Mentor, Cadence, Tanner
  • Analog & Digital
  • RF
  • $90/hour rate

 

Test / Characterization Board Development

  • Develop board specification / concept
  • Mixed signal schematic design
  • PCB layout
  • Software / firmware development
  • Lab debugging
  • User manual