All cores have permanent licenses with maintenance that is renewed yearly for 20% of the core licensing price.  The first year of maintenance is included with the licensing price.

There are no per-chip or per-project royalties, your company can use the core on as many chips as desired.

The full license agreement is available to qualified customers.

The license process is as follows:

  • Potential customer contacts
  • Qualified customer receives a Non-Disclosure Agreement.
  • Once NDA is signed, customer receives: Datasheets, Simulation Models and a Licensing Agreement for review.
  • Any questions are answered in person, via phone or e-mail.
  • Customer pays the license price via check or bank-to-bank wire.
  • Customer receives source code when the check clears or the wire is received.
  • Maintenance starts immediately for one year.
  • Any updates to the core, performance or features, are sent to customer.
  • At the one year anniversary, customer is contacted to renew the maintenance for 20% of the license price.