Floored: Sensors Expo 2015

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  8. Fabless friendly – Rogue Valley Micro supports companies designing for emerging silicon

Going fabless and shipping IP to Asia can be a dangerous proposition, as the amount of copycatted devices in the Far East is well documented. Furthermore, the business models and economies of scale necessary to operate a successful merchant foundry make temporarily shutting down a plant for manufacturing upgrades an extremely costly investment, which subsequently leaves that are looking to innovate with new materials or silicon wafer dimensions with very few options. Full Article