Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

ASICAn ASIC, which stands for Application-Specific Integrated Circuit, is found primarily in embedded systems customized for a specific purpose. The first ASICs were developed in the 1980s using a "gate array" technology similar to modern-day FPGAs. ASICs can be found in many digital devices such as voice recorders and Bitcoin mining hardware.

Hardware terms, Integrated circuit