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About Intrinsity

Intrinsity was a private fabless semiconductor company (fka EVSX) that was acquired by Apple in April 2010. Intrinsity supplies tools and services that aim to provide highly efficient semiconductor logic design. The goal of Intrinsity's technology is to enable high performance microprocessors with fewer transistors and hence lower power consumption. Intrinsity's technology is believed to play a pivotal role in speeding up ARM-based chip designs such as those used in Apple's iPhone OS devices. The company's fast chip for mobile devices was developed with Samsung. Speculation in the chip industry suggests that Intrinsity's chip also played a key role in Apple's iPad.Intrinsity's business description is as follows: Intrinsity, Inc. is a design technology company that provides the designs, tools, technologies, and expertise so its customers can efficiently and predictably produce high performance, low-power and cost-effective products. Intrinsitys proprietary Fast14 technology is used to create FastCore embedded cores, which provide not only circuit speeds of up to and beyond 3 GHz, but also the means to trade-off speed, power and area to achieve the optimal solution to customer design targets. Fast14 technology includes a combination of process specific libraries, a specification language and a set of tools that help automate the design flow.

Headquarters Location

11612 Bee Caves Road Building II Suite 200

Austin, Texas, 78738,

United States


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Expert Collections containing Intrinsity

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Intrinsity Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Intrinsity founded?

    Intrinsity was founded in 1997.

  • Where is Intrinsity's headquarters?

    Intrinsity's headquarters is located at 11612 Bee Caves Road, Austin.

  • What is Intrinsity's latest funding round?

    Intrinsity's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Intrinsity raise?

    Intrinsity raised a total of $87M.

  • Who are the investors of Intrinsity?

    Investors of Intrinsity include Apple, Adams Capital Management, Altitude Capital Partners, Goldman Sachs, The Hillman Company and 3 more.

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