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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 ...

New Event Focuses on Semiconductor IP Reuse

Unique exhibition and trade show levels the playing field for customers and vendors as semiconductor intellectual property (IP) reuse grows beyond EDA tools.

Blog Review – Tuesday, November 22, 2016

New specs for PCI Express 4.0; Smart homes gateway webinar this week; sensors – kits and tools; the car’s the connected star; Intel unleashes AI

Siemens Acquisition of Mentor Graphics is Good for EDA

Siemens acquisition will be good for Mentor Graphics and EDA

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.

News Stories & Blog Reviews

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 ...

Blog Review – Tuesday, November 22, 2016

New specs for PCI Express 4.0; Smart homes gateway webinar this week; sensors – kits and tools; the car’s the connected star; Intel unleashes AI

Blog Review – Monday 07 November 2016

Browsing the MIT Library; AI and HPC for cancer breakthroughs; FPGAs on Mars; Romancing ISO 26262; It’s IoT conference season; Who’s going to pay?

Technology Features

Feature Articles

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.

China’s Bold Strategy for Semiconductors

A brief overview of Dr. Dieter Ernst paper on the Chinese Efforts in Semiconductors.

Cadence Addresses Security in SoC

The core computation engines in secure SoCs need to consider not just the processor itself, but also how the interaction with other hardware features are implemented.

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

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, ...

CES 2015: Expanding the Connected Experience

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