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Background of Aplix IoT IC development

With our experience in working with various home and office appliance manufacturers, to be able to connect a wider range of products to the Internet, we have realized that there is a need for a simple and easy solution to connect these things.
Background of Aplix IoT IC development

Goal of Aplix IoT IC development

By developing an IC which can interface with a wide range of products, a small and universal module for IoT can be made.
Goal of Aplix IoT IC development

Merit of Aplix IoT IC

Merit of Aplix IoT IC

Connecting to the Internet by conventional methods...

Connecting to the Internet by conventional methods...

With a comprehensive interface in a Single-Chip, the interfaces with various products can be unified thus more products can be connected to the Internet while development costs can be drastically reduced at the same time.

With a comprehensive interface in a Single-Chip, the interfaces with various products can be unified thus more products can be connected to the Internet while development costs can be drastically reduced at the same time.

Interpret Any Kind of Signals

Interpret Any Kind of Signals

Prototype Development of Aplix IoT IC

Blue enclosure: APX6502
Green enclosure: APX7001D01

IoT IC Development Overview

Developing 2 different components

Developing 2 different components

Analog I/O Chip Design

In Phase 1, to reduce the development cost and time, a generic base chip with standard cells are used

standard cells: NPN and PNP transistors, resistors, condensers, generic digital logic (NAND, NOR, INV, DFF, XOR)
standard cells: NPN and PNP transistors, resistors, condensers, generic digital logic (NAND, NOR, INV, DFF, XOR)

Analog I/O Chip Overview

• BiCMOS 44pin QFN or 64pin QFP 0.5mm pitch
• Basic Functions:

– 3V Power Regulator
(Input Range 4-14V, can provide power to JM1 and A-CPU)
– 8 or 16ch comparator input (variable comparison voltage)
– 8 or 16ch level shifter (5V -> 3V convertor)
– 4ch LED driver (14V withstand open collector)
– 4ch analog switch (5v withstand)
– configuration register (set variables used above)

Analog I/O Logic Chip Overview

Overview

Application Processor with ARM Cortex-M0+ core
Low Leak Embedded Flash Process
Analog and Digital 2 silicon configuration
Analog I/O Logic Chip Overview

Analog I/O Logic Chip Specification

I/O Logic IC (A-CPU, Phase 1) Specification

I/O Logic IC (A-CPU, Phase 1) Specification

To bridge analog and digital, voltage and signal convertors which covers wide ranges are included.

To bridge analog and digital, voltage and signal convertors which covers wide ranges are included.

Why develop an IC now?

We believe that there is now a huge opportunity emerging to create a new market with an original IC.
We believe that there is now a huge opportunity emerging to create a new market with an original IC.

Aplix Strength

Aplix Strength

Development Team

Our team is made of analog and digital IC design and development engineers with hands-on experience in state-of-the-art semiconductor technology at major IC vendors.
Our team is made of analog and digital IC design and development engineers with hands-on experience in state-of-the-art semiconductor technology at major IC vendors.

Design Tools

All the tools and software need to cover the total design process
All the tools and software need to cover the total design process

IP Licences for Chip Design

Aplix has various licenses to cover the total IoT range

Aplix has various licenses to cover the total IoT range

Development Schedule

Development Schedule
Inquiry

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