Advanced Semiconductor Technology (AST), a privately held Israeli Corporation with affiliates in San Diego, California and in Le Vaud, Switzerland, was established in 1986 by Gideon Amir as the first Design Center for independent Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) in Israel.
AST operates as a fabless semiconductor company and provides ASIC design and production services. Additionally AST distributes Application Specific Standard Products (ASSP), Electronic Design Automation (EDA) tools and core IP's to the Israeli Hi-Tech industry. AST is the exclusive representative and distributor for some of the world's leading manufacturers of ASIC, ASSP, EDA software and IP.
In addition, AST is an industry leader in DO-178 and DO-254 consulting and certification support for the Aerospace industry.
AST's ASIC Department serves as a focal point in the Israeli market for ASIC and COT design services as well as turn-key solutions for advanced technologies (180nm, 90nm, 65nm, 40nm, 28nm, 20nm and 16nm) and mixed signal applications.
AST's EDA Department provides solutions in design optimization and verification, computing resources and data management, Design for Test (DFT), IT/CAD infrastructure services and Avionics certification (DO178 and DO254).
AST's IP Department provides solutions which include a wide range of digital and analog IP, data security IP, verification IP and IP management tools.
AST's ASSP Department specializes in Networking, OpenCL FPGA Accelerated Computing, Image Processing, DSP subsystems and high performance memory and optoelectronic devices.
Our team of highly skilled Sales and Application Engineers combine over 200 years of experience. We provide turn-key services as well as on-site support and consulting in the areas of ASIC and FPGA Design and IP, EDA, ASSP, IT and CAD infrastructure, and DO-178/DO-254.
AST is now supporting its customers with a full range capabilities by offering Software, Embedded and Hardware design as well as Image Processing development.