Design Services

Mixed Signal ASIC/ASSP/FPGA Design Services

Symmid is fully committed to deliver the most comprehensive ASIC/ASSP/FPGA design services to meet customers’ needs (cost, time, quality). Our customers can enjoy our flexible engagement models: Turnkey, Partial, or Collaborative design.

Symmid is also a full service provider of mixed signal design technology. Symmid offerings range from a complete SOC implementation, custom circuit design, IP blocks, layout services and sign-off audits. Symmid is committed to provide to its customers the most comprehensive mixed signal design services using its local design team, and its extensive network of design partners. Our design team can handle any special needs ranging from specialized IP blocks, filters, PLLs, power supplies, complete transceiver solutions, data converters, I/O blocks, and more. Services can be performed on customer’s site or on our premises. The services we offer include, but are not limited to, the following:


Specification, System Design and Architecture Definition, Technology and foundry selection, System-level algorithm design using MATLAB, C, C++, SPW, and more, FPGA prototyping

SoC and Full Custom Design Implementation

Schematic entry and simulation: device level, behavioural level, noise analysis, statistical analysis and circuit optimization, Behavioural and RTL model development, Test bench development and design verification, Logic Design and Synthesis, Design-for-Test (Scan, JTAG, CTAG and BIST), ATPG and Test Program Development, Power analysis and optimization

Physical Design and Full Custom Layout

Circuit layout, floor planning and routing, Custom and schematic driven layout, Physical implementation (P&R) and timing closure, Physical optimization from RTL or netlist handoff, Clock-Tree synthesis and balancing and post clock tree refinement

Functional and Physical Verification

Physical verifications: DRC, LVS, ERC, DSM extraction (2.5 and 3 D), and antenna verification. Post layout simulation, Static Timing Analysis (STA), Formal verification (RTL2gate & gate2gate), and Signal Integrity (SI) checks


  • Taped out designs with numerous foundries worldwide – TSMC, IBM, Silterra, XFAB, MIMOS, ALTIS
  • Proven designs at DSM Technology nodes
  • EDA tools experties : Cadence, Keysight , Synopsys and Mentor Graphics
  • PDKs and Library development for various foundries – Silterra, XFAB, MIMOS, ALTIS

Successful Design Service Customers

  • Semiconductor MNCs in Penang, Malaysia – covering areas of architecture, timing closure, verification and back-end services
  • System companies (telecommunications) in Malaysia – providing 2nd generation architecture and test planning
  • Start-ups in USA and Asia Pacific Region – Analog design and layout services Numerous companies in Asia – EDA consultancies and design houses.