You are invited to participate in a short survey on IP Integration and its impact on Chip and System on a chip (SoC) design. 

We would greatly appreciate it if you could provide us some feedback on this important topic. The survey will only take about 3 minutes to complete. Please answer all questions so we have a comprehensive data set.  

All respondents will be entered into a prize drawing to win a $500 Amazon Gift Card, and all will receive an Executive Summary of the report.

This survey is being hosted by Chip Design, Embedded Systems Engineering and Embedded Intel® Solutions. 

Your assistance is greatly appreciated. Thank you –  Vince Ridley, Group Publisher

* 1. Do you currently use IP, whether purchased from third parties or developed in-house?

* 2. If you answered “yes” to question 1, please continue with question 2 and the survey. If you answered “no” please return to Chip Design to participate in future surveys.

Which markets do your company's product serve? (Check all that apply)

* 3. What category of IP do you use? (Check all that apply)

* 4. What type of IP do you use? (Check all that apply)

* 5. What kind of Interface controller & PHY IP core do you use? Or plan to use? (Check all that apply)

* 7. Do you contract with ASIC/design services companies, and if so, what kind? (Check all that apply)

* 8. What Process node? (Check all that apply)

* 9. What foundries do you use? (or IDM) (Check all that apply)

* 10. Out of the following IP integration activites, select the top 3 items where you spend the most time now and the top 3 items you expect to be spending your time in the future?

  Now Future
IP Selection
IP Verification 
IP Intergration 
Architectrual Verification 
RTL Verification 
Place & Route
Power Analysis
Mask Generation
Die Verification and Manufacturing Release

* 11. Which 3rd party IP Vendor do you use? (Check all that apply)

* 12. Of the IP Vendors whose IP have you used or licensed - how would you rate your level of satisfaction (1 being the highest, 10 being the lowest)

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
ARM 
CAST
CEVA
Cadence
Imagination Technologies (MIPS)
Mentor 
Synopsys
True Circuits

* 13. Please indicate the importance of each of these major IP Integration Design issues.

  Extremely Important Very Important  Important  Somewhat Important  Less Important  Not Important
Quality of Documentation 
Meets design requirements
Verification Tools availability
Post sales support
Reusability in other designs
Pricing
Vendor standing in the market

* 14. How much do you think your company is spending annually in IP?

* 15. Will your use of 3rd party IP increase in 2016?

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