[sdiy] Expo in one chip?

Neil Johnson neil.johnson71 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 23:22:40 CET 2018


> On January 3, 2018 2:51:37 AM PST, Neil Johnson <neil.johnson71 at gmail.com>
>> Doug Curtis is dead.  Ron's dead.  These chips were designed by the
>> old guard, and they're heading to retirement, and universities aren't
>> teaching the old analogue chip design ways anymore (everyone wants to
>> design high speed digital silicon or GHz RF).
>> Uli isn't interested in development, only copying (too costly).  Mary
>> at CEM is just selling her husband's legacy.  Not sure about Alfa.
>> SSI is the one place where I hold out hope since they brought together
>> the old guys and some cash.
>> But building synths is a tiny market, really tiny.

Dave wrote:
> Didnt Dave Rossum announce some renewed ic effort?

Yes - Sound Semiconductor (SSI):


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