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Beginning the Discussion on the Internet-of-Space

A panel of experts from academia and industry assembled at the recent IEEE IMS event to answer critical questions are the role and impact of RFIC technologies.

EDA in the year 2017 – Part 1

Part 1 of 2017 projections from EDA leaders

Blog Review – Tuesday, January 10, 2017

What happens at CES doesn't stay in Vegas for long - connected vehicles, homes and advanced graphics are all blog topics. In other news, we welcome a new blog business

Specialists and Generalists Needed for Verification

Specialists and Generalists needed for design verification today but they may not be in the future.

Internet of Spaces for the IOT

The December 2016 monthly tech travelogue visits the Internet of Space technologies and business viability.

News Stories & Blog Reviews

Blog Review – Tuesday, January 10, 2017

What happens at CES doesn't stay in Vegas for long - connected vehicles, homes and advanced graphics are all blog topics. In other news, we welcome a new blog business

Blog Review – Monday, December 19, 2016

Today's the day -Bluetooth 5 and ARM is ready; A vision for disruptive technologies; When being better connected counts; Memory - the jewel in the crown; Functional Safety, in three ...

Blog Review - Monday, December 06, 2016

his week, several blogs pose the question: How far does the IoT reach? Into space, the summit of Everest or just making industry smarter? Synopsys helps reduce layout time; Dassault ...

Technology Features

Feature Articles

Specialists and Generalists Needed for Verification

Specialists and Generalists needed for design verification today but they may not be in the future.

Synopsys Healthy Financially and Growing in Security Market

Software integrity is a new focus for a financially healthy Synopsys

Conversation About System Security With Imagination Technologies

System security requires careful investigation of the types of attacks that must be defeated.

SoS Meets SoC as Siemens Buys Mentor Graphics

System-of-Systems (SoS) company Siemens significantly expands with acquisition of Mentor Graphics System-on-Chip (SoC), board-level and automotive technologies.

Innovations And Ideas From ARM TechCon 2016

This year’s event featured the new owner – Masayoshi Son, numerous security features, new IOT Cortex cores and updated third-party platforms.

Cadence Delivers TCL1 Documentation for ISO 26262 Standard

Cadence’s TCL1 document supports automotive ISO 26262 standard.

S2C SPEEDS FPGA PROTOTYPING AND INCREASES SCALABILITY

The S2C module increase the capability of the ARM Prodigy Interface Module.

Round Tables

Deeper Dive - A 3D-IC round table - part II

What’s needed for 3D-ICs to flourish? asks Caroline Hayes, senior editor. Experts from Mentor Graphics, Altera and Synopsys have some ideas for future progress.

Deeper Dive - 3D-IC Part 1 Fri. July 11 2014

As the industry transitions from 2.5D to 3D-ICs, Caroline Hayes, senior editor, asked experts from Mentor Graphics, Altera and Synopsys for their view on what system designers need ...

Deeper Dive - IoT Security

With new roles, IoT security will become even more important. Caroline Hayes, Senior Editor, asked Steve Kester, Shantnu Sharma (both AMD), Rich Rejmaniak (Mentor Graphics) and Rob ...

Deeper Dive - Is IP reuse good or bad?

Caroline Hayes, Senior Editor asked four industry experts, Carsten Elgert, Product Marketing Director, IPG (IP Group), Cadence, Tom Feist, Senior Marketing Director, Design Methodology ...

Internet of Things (IoT) and EDA

Things that seem simple often turn out not to be. Implementing IoT will not be simple because as the implementation goes forward, new and more complex opportunities will present

Verification Management

As we approach the DVCon conference it is timely to look at how our industry approaches managing design verification. Much has been said about the tools, but I think

Deeper Dive – Dec. 05

By Caroline Hayes, Senior Editor The twists and turns of FinFET In an earlier Deeper Dive (Nov. 21) we looked at how TSMC’s 16nm FinFET reference design was encouraging harmony ...

Podcasts/Videos/Webcasts

Internet of Spaces for the IOT

The December 2016 monthly tech travelogue visits the Internet of Space technologies and business viability.

Has The Time Come for SOC Embedded FPGAs?

Shrinking technology nodes at lower product costs plus the rise of compute-intensive IOT applications help Menta’s e-FPGA outlook.

FPGAs for ASIC Prototyping Bridge Global Development

ASIC prototyping with FPGAs faces global development challenges in the hardware-software IoT and automotive markets.

Clarifing Embedded IOT Connectivity Confusion

IOT Devcon interview with Vivek Mohan at Silicon Labs examines standards vs. proprietary IOT connectivity.

Highlights include Si-based molecular scanners; cyber-security; automotive standard ISO 26262; SPIE Photonics; DVCon

John/Sean Travelogue for March 2016 - Highlights include Si-based molecular scanners; cyber-security; automotive standard ISO 26262; SPIE Photonics; DVCon.

Business vs. Tech Side of Semi IP

CAST's CEO Explains the Business vs. Technical Side of Semiconductor intellectual property (IP), especially as verification becomes a critical part of the entire IP package.

Saygus V2 Android Smartphone

Saygus V² (V Squared), winner of the CES 2015 Innovation Award, has 320 GB of storage, ARM-based Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, 21 MP camera, dual-boot capable, 2.5GHz quad-core processor, ...