Corigine Partners with Brite and Naneng

November 30, 2018 by Corigine

Shanghai, China—Nov 30, 2018--Brite Semiconductor (“Brite”), a world-leading ASIC design service and DDR controller/PHY IP provider headquartered in Shanghai, China, today announced collaboration with Naneng Microelectronics and Corigine Electronic Technology Co. LTD (“Corigine”) to integrate the USB3.0 physical layer device (PHY) and controller, and implement in SMIC's 40nm and 55nm process technology, to deliver a complete USB3.0 IP solution.

Guosheng Wu, CEO of Naneng Microelectronics said, “Collaboration between Naneng and Brite can effectively reduce risks and costs of SoC design by providing USB 3.0 PHY based on SMIC’s 40nm and 55nm process, supporting multi-channel applications and can fully comply with PIPE3 interface specification. We are looking forward to carrying out comprehensive and in-depth cooperation with Brite to provide customers with an overall solution for high-speed interface technology.”

Sheng Lu, CEO of Corigine said, “The Corigine USB controllers are based on a next generation architecture that enables a low power, memory-efficient and configurable design. Corigine will collaborate with Brite to bring industry-leading Corigine USB IP to SMIC’s ecosystem, providing SoC designers with a highly optimized, USB-IF certified IP option.”

“It is our pleasure to collaborate with Naneng Microelectronics and Corigine to provide USB3.0 complete IP solutions for our ASIC products,” Dr. John Zhuang, CEO of Brite said, “This solution can be applied to the SoC design of SMIC's 40nm and 55nm mature processes to help our customers overcome technical challenges, reduce costs, accelerate product R&D and shorten time to market.”


Brite Semiconductor is a world-leading ASIC design solution provider and DDR controller/PHY provider, targeting at ULSI ASIC/SoC chip design on SMIC advanced 55nm/40nm/28nm process technology and turn-Key solutions. Brite Semiconductor provides flexible one-stop services from RTL/Netlist to chip delivery, seamless, cost effective, and low-risk solutions to customers.

Brite Semiconductor was founded in 2008 by venture capital firms from China and abroad, and collaborated with Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) as strategic partners in 2010. With headquarter in Shanghai, Brite has two subsidiaries, Beijing Brite IP and Hefei Brite Technology, and also has offices in US, Europe, Japan and Taiwan to provide services to customers.


Naneng is located at TianFu Software Park, Chengdu, P.R.C. Naneng Microelectronics is a leading edge semiconductor IP design and IP service provider in China and oversea market. With proprietary circuit design technology and progressive development, Naneng has achieved intellectual property on the physical layer IP for application like PCIE, USB3.1/USB3.0/USB2.0, JESD204B, V-By-One, as well as the next generation of high speed serial interface IP.

Naneng’s efficient IP design team has average 10 years of industrial working experience and more than 30 successful mass production case in their career path. From 0.18um to 28nm technology node, Naneng has provided more than 10 types of different interface/auxiliary IP for various customers well-known enterprise, both domestic and overseas.


Corigine, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor and IP company that delivers intellectual property (IP) solutions for high-speed I/O as well as semiconductor products for connectivity, storage and machine learning applications targeted at cloud, automotive and smart city markets. Corigine's seasoned IP experts from top fabless semiconductor companies leverage an advanced architecture to deliver innovations for emerging applications for reduced power, area and memory utilization while ensuring maximum performance and configurability.

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