Architectural / Definition

FirstPass has demonstrated expertise in leading development from concept through to production. We understand the relationship between specification and implementation, and know how to partition designs and make trade-offs necessary for performance, risk mitigation and functional flexibility. We are very well versed in technology capability analysis and selection.

Technology Selection


FirstPass is very well versed in technology capability analysis and selection. We have developed a strong level of experience working with a wide range of ASIC foundries and FPGA suppliers.

  • ASIC foundries
    • TSMC
    • IBM
    • Honeywell SSEC
    • LSI
    • Atmel
    • MOSIS
    • Motorola
    • UMC
    • Chartered
    • Global Foundy
    • UTMC/Aeroflex
    • Vitesse
  • FPGA suppliers
    • Xilinx
    • Altera
    • Actel
    • Atmel
    • Lattice