• Embedded Systems Engineering

    Eta Compute developed delay insensitive asynchronous logic (DIAL™) design IP for maximum power efficiency so that SoCs can be powered by small batteries and energy harvesting. The EtaCore enables reliable voltage scaling down to 0.25 Volts with nanowatts of power consumption. The various energy harvesting techniques, such as solar, thermal, vibration, or RF energy harvesting can supply 15uW to 15mW which is ideal for motion, video, and always-on sensor processing. This Cortex™-M3 IP scales power and performance down to the nanowatt arena.

  • Design & Reuse

    The EtaCore ARM Cortex™-M3 reference design interfaces to standard Eclipse, Keil and Linux debug and development environments which allows designers to quickly test and customize the functionality and performance of their IoT application. The design consists of sensors for ambient light, temperature, humidity and pressure and is powered by a half-inch square solar cell. Additionally the unit can be networked by on-board LoRaWAN™ components. The dimensions of the reference design measures 1.5 inches x 3.5 inches.

  • ChipEstimate.com

    WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., June 20, 2017 - Eta Compute Inc., the company that removes power as an obstacle for the infinite Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the availability of a new reference design for its revolutionary EtaCore™, the world’s lowest power microcontroller IP, which operates on the smallest energy harvesting supplies without compromising functionality or performance. In addition, the company announced that its CEO and co-founder Gopal Raghavan, Ph.D., will present on “Energy Harvesting and Energy-Efficient Power Solutions for Sensor Applications” June 27 at 9:00 a.m. at the 2017 Sensors Expo in San Jose. Eta Compute will exhibit in booth #1640.

  • Radar Scope Eta Compute Eta Compute was founded in 2015 to develop and license the world’s lowest power SoC IP for energy-constrained sensors and devices for the IoT. Eta has raised $3.5 million in seed funding and does not have plans to raise ad¬ditional capital as of this writing. The company has 20 employees. Eta Compute claims to offer the only commercially available self-timed technology supporting dynamic voltage scaling (DVS) that is insensitive to process vari¬ations, inaccurate device models and path delay variations. Eta’s low-power design methodology, IP and custom designs operate within wide variations of tem¬perature, process, voltage, and power supply. Operating in deep-subthreshold (as low as 0.25V), the company’s low-power SoC and microcontroller IP improve power efficiency by 10X without compromising functionality or performance, enabling extremely efficient always-on and always aware processing. Eta believes it offers the only viable solution that can consume < 5uA from small coin cells and energy harvesting applications.

  • To get to deep sub-threshold voltages – and therefore extreme low power – IP licensor and design services company Eta Compute Inc. (Westlake Village, Calif.) has turned to asynchronous logic. Eta Compute, a well-connected startup founded in 2015 and with links to Cadence Design Systems Inc., came out of stealth mode recently claiming it could offer Cortex-M3 cores that consume as little as 2 microwatts (see Startup claims lowest power microcontroller with 0.25V operation). Such low power makes battery-operated sensor nodes with life times of months or even years a possibility, the company claims.