reveal design details

    In many cases, black-box analysis isn't enough to reveal the design details needed to understand competitor's designs. For organizations looking to get the most from their Intellectual Property (IP), circuit extraction can provide valuable evidence of use that often cannot be found by other means.

    For circuit design groups, having access to competitor's design data can provide the 'so that's how they do it' insight – ramping up learning curves for new market entrants, and staying abreast of the competition for established market players.

    Comprehensive Library

    Our library contains 20,000+ reference reports and dates back to the 1970’s. Our reports cover ICs found throughout the Semiconductor market including leading memory, logic, mixed signal and RF/wireless devices, with in-depth integrated circuit (IC) analysis using state-of-the-art reverse engineering techniques to expert system-level analysis.

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    What Can Our Experts Do For You?

    Our in-house circuit experts are uniquely positioned to support complex projects including:

    • Integrated Circuit Level Reverse Engineering
    • Package Level
    • PCB Level
    • Circuit Level FIB Signal Probing (ASIC Signal Tracing)

    From leading-edge laboratory equipment to propriety on data extraction and analysis software, we can meet the most demanding IC analysis requirements. With decades of experience covering the full range of technical analysis capabilities, we understand the entire picture from IC structural design to system design.

    Tools & Techniques

    We recognize the tremendous strategic value of having the right information, at the right time. TechInsights has made a significant investment in tools and techniques to accelerate our own analysis efforts and to better understand device functionality and structure. We are pleased to make these capabilities available to our design analysis clients with CircuitVisionTM reports:

    • View annotated layout and schematics
    • Fully reconstructed metallization with associated signal names
    • Annotation of all active devices – gates, transistors, passives
    • Signal tracing through layout or schematics
    • Powerful EDA interface
    • Search, index, and trace signals; study circuit hierarchy; and analyze layout through schematics or multi-layer metallization
    Our experts are able to recreate the hierarchy in a way that mirrors a developers designs. Our client said it was remarkable that when they got to the discovery stage of their litigation, how similar TechInsights report was to the organization of the design files themselves. This combined with our navigation tool, helps out clients reduce ramp up time, and allows them to short track their analysis.

TechInsights originated in 1989 as Semiconductor Insights. Now, 25+ years later, we are owned by private equity – AXIO Data Group – and are headquartered in Ottawa, Canada with state of the art labs, an expansive research portfolio and over 180 employees worldwide.