The SOI Industry Consortium, which I have the honor to lead, is now in full swing. New members are coming on board, and our committees are meeting regularly and making very rapid progress.I’m happy to report that the levels of energy and enthusiasm are incredible, the collaboration is fantastic and the expertise is excellent.
“The levels of energy and enthusiasm are incredible, the collaboration is fantastic and the expertise is excellent.”
- The Technical Committee is bringing in the depth and expertise of the major producers in computing, networking, consumer and mobile to solidify our direction on SOI and help optimize SOI technology for broad use.
- The goal of the Users Committee is to represent major semiconductor applications to provide clear direction on the end users needs and obstacles. These inputs will be used directly to provide solutions that accelerate growths into new markets.
- The Marketing Committee is promoting and focusing the message to the industry and attracting new members into the SOI consortium. The results are already evident, with the growing press coverage and membership list.
“Our committees are meeting regularly and making very rapid progress.”
But there’s plenty of work to do. In meetings with companies across the globe, it’s clear that we have a lot of outreach to do with respect to SOI basics and advantages.
The main challenges driving people to consider SOI are the needs for:
- Low power
Together, Consortium members are partnering to show the entire industry that SOI is the right solution at the right time.