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Blog Review – Monday May 18, 2015

Zynq detects pedestrians; ARMv8-A explained; Product development demands test; Driving connectivity; Celebrating Constellations; Chip challenges

Blog Review – Monday, May 04 2015

MIPS RISC university program; ARM set-top box looks to the cloud; Do you know Ruby?; Sensing Windows 10; Power floors for IoT; What motorists want; Hybrid prototyping

Improved Power Management With Sonics' ICE-Grain

Hardware controlled power management is more efficient than CPU-based techniques.

Bob Smith Selected as EDAC Executive Director

EDAC is bound to grow under Bob Smith Leadership

CDC Verification: Using Both Static and Dynamic Checking is Key to Success

Clock domain crossing (CDC) verification has become a critical element for success in modern digital electronic designs. both Static and Dynamic Checking are needed to assure proper ...

News Stories & Blog Reviews

Blog Review – Monday May 18, 2015

Zynq detects pedestrians; ARMv8-A explained; Product development demands test; Driving connectivity; Celebrating Constellations; Chip challenges

Blog Review – Monday, May 04 2015

MIPS RISC university program; ARM set-top box looks to the cloud; Do you know Ruby?; Sensing Windows 10; Power floors for IoT; What motorists want; Hybrid prototyping

Blog Review – Monday April 20, 2015

Happy birthday, Moore’s Law – so what’s next?; Video future at NAB 2015; Heterogeneous computing advances on; ARM’s debug support; the secure endpoint of the IoT

Technology Features

Feature Articles

Improved Power Management With Sonics' ICE-Grain

Hardware controlled power management is more efficient than CPU-based techniques.

CDC Verification: Using Both Static and Dynamic Checking is Key to Success

Clock domain crossing (CDC) verification has become a critical element for success in modern digital electronic designs. both Static and Dynamic Checking are needed to assure proper ...

The Car as an IoT Node: What are the Design Implications?

The intelligent car should be considered a node on the Internet of Things (IoT).

IoT, Definition, Standards, and Security

A discussion about IoT definition, need for standards, and security.

Cadence Introduced The New Tensilica Fusion DSP

Tensilica Fusion DSP fits directly in IoT products

Using Physically Aware Synthesis Techniques to Speed Design Closure of Advanced-Node SoCs

Physically aware synthesis techniques that can help accelerate the physical design closure process for high-performance, power-sensitive SoCs at 28nm and below.

Cadence Introduces Innovus Implementation System

Cadence has introduced its Innovus Implementation System, a physical implementation solution that aims to enable system-on-chip (SoC) developers to deliver designs with best-in-class ...

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

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, ...

CES 2015: Expanding the Connected Experience

Power-efficient ARM technology is everywhere you are, expanding your connected life.

Interview with Pebble Watch founder

Getting the Pebble Watch to Market. A conversation with Eric Migicovsky, Pebble founder and CEO

ARM TechCon Videos: Interview with Ian Drew. Part 3: Futures.

Embedded editor Chris A. Ciufo chats with Ian Drew, CMO, ARM. In part 3 of 3 "Futures", the guys discuss: adding IoT "intelligence at the node"; the Sensinode acquisition for

ARM TechCon Videos: Interview with Ian Drew (Part 2: 'mbedding' the IoT)

Embedded editor Chris A. Ciufo chats with Ian Drew, CMO, ARM. In part 2, the guys discuss: ARM's mbed/mbed OS and Cortex-M7; the easy path to the IoT is made

ARM TechCon Videos: Interview with Ian Drew (Part 1: Servers)

Embedded editor Chris Ciufo chats with Ian Drew, CMO, ARM. ARM's move into 64-bit servers with HP's recent “Moonshot” announcement; how the IoT grows from the enterprise and handsets; ...

Why IP Providers Need the New 1149.1/JTAG

Intellitech's CEO CJ Clark explains why the latest JTAG update brings much needed capabilities to IP providers and IC developers alike.