Hangzhou C-SKY Microsystems Co., Ltd. (“C-SKY Microsystems”) is an integrated circuit design house dedicated to 32-bit high performance low-power embedded CPU and chip architecture license as its core business. Founded in 2001, C-SKY Microsystems is headquartered at Hangzhou National High-Tech Industrial Development Zone with a branch office located in Pudong New Area, Shanghai. Over more than 10 years, C-SKY Microsystems has been developing innovative embedded CPUs with leading technologies. Its proprietary 32-bit C-SKY series of embedded CPU cores have such benefits as ultra-low power, high performance, high code density and ease of use.
C-SKY Microsystems has a sustainable CPU technology development roadmap suitable for various embedded application scenarios. It has developed 7 types of embedded CPUs covering a wide range of embedded applications including smart devices in Internet of Things (IoT), digital audio & video, information security, network and communications, industrial control and automotive electronics. C-SKY Microsystems is now the only embedded CPU volume provider in China with its own instruction set architecture.
By focusing on its proprietary embedded CPUs, C-SKY Microsystems builds chip hardware and software platforms and provides customers with made-to-order CPU IP cores of high quality and high cost effectiveness together with related SoC platforms, software design tools and integrated development environment. Its CK-CPUs support major international foundries including SMIC, TSMC, UMC, Huahong, HHNEC and HJTC. To date, C-SKY series of CPU cores have more than 60 licensed customers and are widely applied in a number of embedded fields, such as financial IC cards, digital audio & video, information security, industrial control, security monitoring and network & wireless communication. By the end of 2016,more than 700 million SoC chips based on C-SKY architecture have been shipped.
Through very close cooperation with Alibaba Group, Hangzhou C-SKY Microsystems Co., Ltd. develops Yun-on-Chip architecture for various IoT segments. Under the integrated cloud-based framework, C-SKY Microsystems researches and develops next-generation CPU, SoC platforms and software systems to support secured and low-cost end-to-end access from edge devices to clouds. C-SKY Microsystems is committed to serve downstream and upstream partners of the industry by deeply integrating Internet technology and traditional technologies, developing Yun-on-Chip solutions and constructing an application ecosystem.