Seoul taps Arm’s “flexible access” package
South Korean authorities has signed a multi-12 months arrangement with the UK’s Arm that it hopes will help the emergence of a lot more Korean semiconductor startups, in a place dominated by Samsung Electronics.
The offer, signed currently by Arm and the Korean Ministry of SMEs and Startups (MSS) aims to kick-start out Program-on-Chip (SoC) innovation. It comes just after Arm silicon companions transported a record 6.four billion Arm-based mostly chips in the past quarter of 2019 the third record for device shipments in the past two years
The place will be relying on’s Arm SoC design portfolio by way of its “Arm Flexible Access” supplying: an technique to licensing its semiconductor technology that Arm launched in July 2019. (Flexible Obtain end users can initiate assignments before they license IP and pay only for what they use at creation.)