TSMC’s World Leading "Ultra Low Power Technology" Saves Two Billion Watts of Energy, Helping Customers Achieve Sustainable Innovation
TSMC is committed to assisting customers in producing high-performance and energy-efficient products using semiconductor technology, in responding to the 7th United Nations Sustainable Development Goal, TSMC launched the world’s leading Ultra Low Power (ULP) technology that is a key platform to enable Internet of Thing (IoT) applications, continuously improving the battery life and features of smart computing devices. As of February 2022, TSMC's ULP technology has helped to save more than two billion watts of energy in the world, significantly contributing to energy efficiency while improving quality of life.
TSMC's industry-leading Ultra Low Power technology helps customers unleash IoT innovation and launch more energy-efficient products to truly achieve a sustainable society.
Adopting Key Low-power Technologies to Attain Efficient Performance and Reduce Energy Consumption
To provide environmental friendly and high energy efficient technologies, TSMC launched a cross-functional "ULP Pioneer Project" with the collaboration of IoT Business Development Division, the Product Technology Advancement Division, and the Design and Technology Platform. In the past 7 years, the Company has worked closely with customers to define technical specifications based on the system usage and developed key low-power elements for the existing technology platforms. TSMC has successfully introduced the 55nm, 40nm, 22nm, and 12nm Ultra Low Power technologies that provide customers with low-power consumption and high-efficiency solutions while accelerating product innovation and time-to-market.
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Various Applications in Healthcare Device Realize Sustainable Development Goal 3 for Good Health and Well-being
In addition to improving energy efficiency, TSMC has also made efforts to support the application development using its Ultra Low Power technology in the healthcare area, helping customers unleash various medical and healthcare product innovations including smart hearing aids and wearable devices such as pacemaker and smart band that provide better medical and healthcare services to satisfy different customers. TSMC continues to develop Ultra Low Power technology for its leading nodes to address the design challenges of IoT applications and create shared value for a sustainable future.