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Founded in 2014, Gowin Semiconductor Corp., headquartered with major R&D in China, has the vision to accelerate customer innovation world wide with our programmable solutions. We focus on optimizing our products and removing barriers for customers using programmable logic devices. Our commitment to technology and quality enables customers to reduce the total cost of ownership from using FPGA on their production boards. Our offerings include a broad portfolio of programmable logic devices, design software, intellectual property (IP) cores, reference designs, and development kits. We strive to serve customers in the consumer, industrial, communication, medical, and automotive markets worldwide.

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AI AND EDGE COMPUTING
The simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems. Specific applications of AI include expert systems, natural language processing (NLP), speech recognition and machine vision.
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COMMUNICATION
Connected to the Future.  From Gbps Ethernet to 5G, GOWIN offers full product portfolio of low power, high-speed interface and small footprint FPGA to meet communication equipment makers’ demand on time-to-market and reduce total...
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INDUSTRIAL
Smart, Connected and Green! Industry 4.0 requires machines to be intelligent, connected and energy saving.  Our low power, embedded DDR/SDRAM and high performance DSP , GOWIN FPGA enables industrial manufacturers from industrial...
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Intelligent, Connected and Safe! Smart and safe driving are today automotive market trends and Advanced Driving Assistance System (ADAS) requires more sensors to be connected in car. GOWIN FPGA provides high IO counts in small form factor...
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Accelerate your Innovation.  Product differentiation and time-to-market are the critical success factors in today high competitive consumer marketplace.  GOWIN’s low cost, high performance FPGA with our on-the-shelf IP solutions is the answer...
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Visual, Portable and Reliable. The semiconductor contents continue to increase in medical devices and systems as the emerging technology of MEMS and sensor.  Higher resolution of image sensor drives increased resolution, larger size and...
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CLOUD COMPUTING AND DATA CENTERS
High Performance and Programmability. The emerging cloud computing market drives higher performance and programmability of computing and storage devices in data center everyday. With abundant logic and DSP resources, GOWIN AroraTM ...
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2021-09-20
GOWIN Semiconductor Enables Education and Hobbyists Development Community
  SAN JOSE, CA, September 20, 2021 -- GOWIN Semiconductor Corp., the world’s fastest-growing programmable logic company, announces a new user community called Magic Jelly Bean.  Magic Jelly Bean focuses on enabling schools, universities, and hobbyists with access to low-cost 3rd party development boards that are shipped locally along with companion example designs and community forums.   MagicJellyBean.org provides up-to-date information on simple and easy-to-use development boards and tutorials currently featuring the MiniStar development kit loaded with  GOWIN’s GW1NS-4C µSoC FPGA.  It also provides references to purchasing sites through domestic distribution vendors such as Amazon, making local shipping very easy.  Community forums on Reddit and Github Discussions provide a discussion and support platform for students, makers, and hobbyists to assist in project development.   “FPGA’s use programming languages similar to C and C++. However, there is a fundamental architectural difference compared to most other programming languages; all code written is executed at the same time instead of sequentially.  This provides a tremendous amount of computing efficiency and flexibility, but also comes with a small learning curve to effectively utilize,” said Grant Jennings, Senior Director of International Marketing for GOWIN Semiconductor.  “Magic Jelly Bean enables engineers of experience levels to learn the capabilities of GOWIN devices with easy-to-use tools and example designs making FPGA development a trivial and second nature exercise.”   MagicJellyBean.org provides student versions of GOWIN EDA and GOWIN MCU Designer that can be easily downloaded and installed without requesting a license file.  The design software is available on Windows and Linux and allows developers to program both GOWIN FPGAs and microprocessors on the development boards available.  Project files are provided on github, allowing for bug reports, updates, additional reference project submissions, and communication related to the Magic Jelly Bean community itself.   MagicJellyBean.org is an independent site featuring innovative FPGA products from GOWIN.  Current and future GOWIN customers can continue to fulfill their production needs through the existing distribution partners including Mouser (https://www.mouser.com/manufacturer/gowin/product-line/), Edge Electronics (www.edgeelectronics.com), and Rutronik (www.rutronik.com).  World-class application and sales support is always available through the website www.gowinsemi.com or by contacting the local sales representatives directly.   “Adding Amazon Store capability to support educational and hobby users is a natural progression and an excellent complement to our existing well established Distributor partners,” said Mike Furnival, Vice President of International Sales at GOWIN Semiconductor. “In these challenging times for global semiconductor supply taking care of smaller, but nonetheless important, potential future customers remains very important for the development of our industry. As these embryonic entities develop they will, in turn, become customers for our Distributors contriving to create a win-win situation for all involved parties.”   About GOWIN Semiconductor Corp. Founded in 2014, GOWIN Semiconductor Corp. with sales and R&D locations worldwide, has the vision to accelerate customer innovation worldwide with our programmable solutions. We focus on optimizing our products and removing barriers for customers using programmable logic devices. Our commitment to technology and quality enables customers to reduce the total cost of ownership from using FPGA on their production boards. Our offerings include a broad portfolio of programmable logic devices, design software, intellectual property (IP) cores, reference designs, and development kits. We strive to serve customers in the consumer, industrial, communication, medical, and automotive markets worldwide.   For more information about GOWIN, please visit www.gowinsemi.com   Copyright 2021 GOWIN Semiconductor Corp. GOWIN, LittleBee®, GW1N/NR/NS/1NSR/1NZ®, Arora®, GW2A/AR®, GOWIN EDA and other designated brands included herein are trademarks of GOWIN Semiconductor Corp. in China and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. For more information, please email info@gowinsemi.com
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2021-07-20
GOWIN Semiconductor Announces their ISP (Image Signal Processor) IP Core and Solution
  SAN JOSE, Calif. and GUANGZHOU, China, July 20, 2021 -- GOWIN Semiconductor Corp., the world’s fastest-growing programmable logic company, introduces their ISP (Image Signal Processor) IP portfolio and reference design for GOWIN FPGAs. The GOWIN ISP IP core portfolio takes the pixel data from an image sensor and adjusts it through CFA (Color Filter Array/Debayer), CCM (Color Correction Array), Gamma correction, and AE (Auto Exposure) and AWB (Auto White Balance) to provide a clear image balanced in color and brightness.   The GOWIN ISP IP core portfolio is designed to offer camera and device manufacturers the ability to produce affordable camera products with a balanced high-quality picture. Imaging projects often use FPGAs to process imaging data at the streaming data rate as an alternative to fixed-function ISP cores in SoCs (System on Chip).  As a result, GOWIN’s ISP IP core portfolio can be combined with video interface, scalar, and memory controller IP’s to create a complete programmable SoC solution tailored specifically to the needs of the application and product. GOWIN provides the ISP IP cores individually in the GOWIN IP core generator.  It also provides pre-generated IP cores integrated as part of a larger reference design to complete the image processing pipeline.  The reference design also includes an ARM Cortex-M processor to control the image processing pipeline in real-time. "GOWIN ISP can be configured and programmed through the embedded soft processor. It allows users to easily customize functions and tune ISP performance for their specific application scenarios to achieve better visual quality or higher recognition accuracy. I believe it can greatly shorten development and tuning time,” said Thomas Cheng, Director of Solution Development for GOWIN Semiconductor.”   The new GOWIN ISP supports 8bit/10bit image data and provides an adjustable register map for different image sensors and resolutions.  Calibration coefficients can be loaded by the MCU or initialized by the bitstream.  IP modules in the pipeline can be intercepted allowing users to add their custom imaging blocks as needed.   GOWIN Semiconductor has been paving the way for innovative new FPGA products for several years now and the release of their ISP IP core portfolio and reference design is the latest edition to this success. The GOWIN ISP reference design outputs RGB stream with improved image quality for display or recognition purposes which is required for many imaging products.   “This latest release of an ISP solution from GOWIN continues to push the boundaries of affordable low-powered solutions,” said Mike Furnival, Vice President of International Sales. “We are proud that GOWIN is committed to providing some of the most innovative and creative solutions while continuing to support some of the lowest costs and best availabilities in the industry”   About GOWIN Semiconductor Corp. Founded in 2014, GOWIN Semiconductor Corp., headquartered with major R&D in China, has the vision to accelerate customer innovation worldwide with our programmable solutions. We focus on optimizing our products and removing barriers for customers using programmable logic devices. Our commitment to technology and quality enables customers to reduce the total cost of ownership from using FPGA on their production boards. Our offerings include a broad portfolio of programmable logic devices, design software, intellectual property (IP) cores, reference designs, and development kits. We strive to serve customers in the consumer, industrial, communication, medical, and automotive markets worldwide.   For more information about GOWIN, please visit www.gowinsemi.com   Copyright 2021 GOWIN Semiconductor Corp. GOWIN, LittleBee®, GW1N/NR/NS/1NSR/1NZ®, Arora®, GW2A/AR®, GOWIN EDA and other designated brands included herein are trademarks of GOWIN Semiconductor Corp. in China and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. For more information, please email info@gowinsemi.com   Media Contact: Scott Casper scott@gowinsemi.com 408-646-2118
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2021-06-29
Gowin Semiconductor announces their GoBridge™ ASSP product line with USB peripheral bridges
  SAN JOSE, Calif. and GUANGZHOU, China, June 29, 2021 -- GOWIN Semiconductor Corp., the world’s fastest-growing programmable logic company, introduces the GoBridge ASSP product line with the release of their GWU2X and GWU2U USB interface bridging devices. The GWU2X ASSP features the conversion of USB (Universal Serial Bus) to 4 peripheral interfaces including SPI, JTAG, I2C, and GPIO, while the GWU2U ASSP converts USB devices to UART. GOWIN’s GoBridge ASSP product line simplifies common interface bridging problems over a large range of consumer, automotive, industrial, and communication markets.   The GWU2X and GWU2U ASSPs leverage state-of-the-art semiconductor technology ideal for providing communication and configuration for new end products. It also is well suited for replacing end-of-life and limited sourced semiconductor devices on existing or next-generation end products. GOWIN aims to minimize development effort by providing fixed-function devices when programmability is not necessary. This improves solution time to market and additional sourcing options to existing ASICs and ASSPs with similar functionality.   “We found that almost all FPGA and MCU development boards use USB to JTAG or USB to UART chips for programming and debugging yet few ASSP’s exist. The result is often high device cost not only for development boards and programming cables but for communication and configuration ports on many electronic end products,” said Grant Jennings, Director of International Marketing for GOWIN Semiconductor. “The GWU2X and GWU2U allow for a broader range of bridging vendor options as well as a single-source solution portfolio for our FPGA and MCU customers”   The new GOWIN GoBridge ASSPs provide support for multiple voltage levels including 3.3V, 2.5V, or 1.8V. Both the GWU2X and GWU2U come factory configured, eliminating the need for firmware loading.   “We are pleased to be the first to bring a lower-powered ASSP solution which will save costs and programming time,” said Scott Casper, Director of Sales, Americas, GOWIN Semiconductor, “FPGA design engineers and embedded system architects can now easily use this ASSP bridging solution across several applications with GOWIN’s fully built-in USB protocol processing, without external programming.”   GOWIN Semiconductor has been paving the way for innovative new FPGA products for several years now and the release of their ASSP interfacing solution is the latest edition to this success. The GWU2U and the GWU2X support multiple operating systems and are compatible with GOWIN EDA for FPGA programming. They also provide a C/C++ based API to create USB interface programs. GOWIN also provides USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 PHY and Device Controller IP’s for FPGA users who would want to develop more flexible USB-related solutions.   “This latest release of an ASSP solution from GOWIN continues to provide added value for customers looking at USB bridging solutions,” said Mike Furnival, Vice President of International Sales. “We are proud that GOWIN is committed to providing some of the most innovative and creative solutions while continuing to support some of the lowest costs and best availabilities in the industry”   About GOWIN Semiconductor Corp. Founded in 2014, GOWIN Semiconductor Corp., headquartered with major R&D in China, has the vision to accelerate customer innovation worldwide with our programmable solutions. We focus on optimizing our products and removing barriers for customers using programmable logic devices. Our commitment to technology and quality enables customers to reduce the total cost of ownership from using FPGA on their production boards. Our offerings include a broad portfolio of programmable logic devices, design software, intellectual property (IP) cores, reference designs, and development kits. We strive to serve customers in the consumer, industrial, communication, medical, and automotive markets worldwide.   For more information about GOWIN, please visit www.gowinsemi.com   Copyright 2021 GOWIN Semiconductor Corp. GOWIN, LittleBee®, GW1N/NR/NS/1NSR/1NZ®, Arora®, GW2A/AR®, GOWIN EDA and other designated brands included herein are trademarks of GOWIN Semiconductor Corp. in China and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. For more information, please email info@gowinsemi.com
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