Argon Design Ltd

Argon Design Ltd

Argon Design is a technology and product development partner. We develop technologies and products for companies ranging from start-ups to multinational corporates.

Address: St John's Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, Cambridge
Postcode: CB4 0WS
Country: United Kingdom

Leading industry experience

The Argon Design team has a long record of successful product developments across a range of markets

From mobile devices to financial services, medical devices to multimedia chips, tele-presence to deep packet inspection - our innovative solutions have helped to create exciting products offering a unique business advantage to our customers.

We work as a design services partner helping our customers to develop their innovating products, and also develop our own products and intellectual property where we identify a particular market need.



Argon360 is an IP core building block offering sophisticated real time stitching of high resolution video from multiple sensors. Argon360 technology is designed for incorporation into an ASIC, offering ultimate performance and is also available as an FPGA implementation, suitable for lower volume products.

Electronic Product Design Services

Electronic Product Design Services

Argon Design's engineers have created hundreds of embedded product designs for a wide range of industries such as medical, bio-technology, military, aerospace, retail, computing and mobile, automotive, white goods, industrial control, image processing, image analysis and networking systems.

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Argon Design joins Alliance for Open Media

Argon Design joins the Alliance for Open Media to contribute to and promote the AV1 video codec standard.

28 June 2017Read in full

Example of Stitching

Argon Design signs up first licensee for Argon360 real-time video stitching IP

Argon Design signs up the first licensee for Argon360, its hardware based intellectual property for real-time video stitching, addressing the 360-degree panoramic video camera market.

30 March 2017Read in full

Hack Cambridge 2017

Finish the sentence? Argon sponsors Hack Cambridge 2017

Over the weekend of 28-29 January, Argon - one of the sponsors of Hack Cambridge 2017 - will work with teams to create some exciting examples of machine learning.

12 January 2017Read in full

Sample video frame from an Argon Streams ARIB bit-stream.

Argon Design releases Argon Streams ARIB

Argon Streams ARIB ensures full conformance testing of SHV video decoders for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

12 September 2016Read in full

Argon Design licenses Argon Streams HEVC to Socionext

Argon Design licenses Argon Streams HEVC to Socionext

Argon Design Ltd, a leading supplier of advanced video verification solutions, has signed licensing and support agreements for Argon Streams with leading Japanese semiconductor company Socionext. Socionext is a new, innovative enterprise that designs, develops and delivers System-on-Chip products to customers worldwide.

1 September 2016Read in full

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Argon Design wins Queen’s Award for Innovation for Argon Streams

Argon Design Ltd is delighted to win a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category. The award is in recognition of their innovative and industry-leading Argon Streams product.

21 April 2016Read in full

Sample video frame from a panoramic video

Argon Design launches real-time video stitching IP - Argon360

Argon Design Ltd, a design services company specialising in digital video, is launching Argon360, a unique hardware-based real time video stitching technology, at the NAB Show in Las Vegas this week (18-21 April 2016).

18 April 2016Read in full

Sample video frame from an Argon Streams VP9 bit-stream

Argon Design licenses Argon Streams VP9 to Renesas Electronics

Argon Design Ltd, a leading supplier of advanced video verification solutions, has signed licensing and support agreements for Argon Streams VP9 with Japanese semiconductor company Renesas Electronics Corporation.

2 February 2016Read in full

MNI Award Presentation

Argon Design wins prestigious Innovation of the Year category at NMI Awards

Argon Design has won the prestigious Innovation of the Year category of 2015 at last night’s NMI Awards. The awards celebrate the year’s key electronics innovations, people and companies from across the UK and Ireland. It has been run as an annual event since 2001.

20 November 2015Read in full

L-R Argon CTO Steve Barlow, CEO Alan Scott, Mark Larson, Digikey

Argon Streams wins 'Best New Electronic Product of the Year'

Argon Design is delighted to have enjoyed the recent British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEA) event and returned with the award for Best Electronic New Product of the Year for Argon Streams.

6 November 2015Read in full

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