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Blog Review - Monday, February 23, 2015

Ready for Embedded World?; Cadence celebrates new computer architecture; Wristwatch aid; What’s in a gate count; Delving into dark silicon

Blog Review - Monday, February 16, 2015

ARM’s 100-day challenge; High hopes for IoT; Rooting for Nucleus; Lantiq acquisition; Accelerating debug; IP-extreme gets irate; Double-take Intel

DVCon is the Primary Design and Verification Conference

DVCon has become the primary design and verification conference worldwide.

The Various Faces of IP Modeling

Providing all the needed types of models to successfully integrate an IP component into an advanced SoC is more complex than one would think.

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, ...

News Stories & Blog Reviews

Blog Review – Monday February 2, 2015

2015’s must-have – a personal robot, Thumbs up for IP access, USB 3.1 has landed, Transaction recap, New talent required, Structuring medical devices, MEMS sensors webinar

Blog Review – Monday, January 26 2015

Finding fault tolerances with Cortex-R5; nanotechnology thinks big; Cadence, - always talking; mine’s an IEEE on ice; IP modeling

Blog review - Monday, Nov. 03 2014

Intel cooks up a vision of the IoT; Cadence turns up the verification volume; Synopsys celebrates being ‘-free’; ARM and AMD join RapidIO.org; Imagination adds some details to wearable ...

Technology Features

Feature Articles

A Prototyping with FPGA Approach

In general, the industry is experiencing the need for what now has been started being called the “shift left” in the design flow. From a chip perspective, about 60%

ASIC Prototypes Take the Express Lane for Faster System Validation

The demand for shorter bring-up schedules and more efficient work flows are driving innovations by commercial providers of FPGA-based prototyping tools.

ASIC Prototyping With FPGA

Since the very early days of ASIC design engineers have prototyped the ASIC using FPGA devices in order to debug and verify the design. The advantage is that the

The Various Faces of IP Modeling

Providing all the needed types of models to successfully integrate an IP component into an advanced SoC is more complex than one would think.

Smart Bluetooth, Sensors and Hackers Showcased at CES 2015

Internet of Things (IoT) devices ranged from Bluetooth gateways and smart sensors to intensive cloud-based data processors and hackathons - all powered by ARM.

Next Year in EDA: What Will Shape 2015

A significant amount of innovation comes from smaller companies focused on one or just a few sectors of the market. A number of them, plus Synopsys, contributed to

New Markets for EDA

EDA grows by solving new problems as discontinuities occur and design cannot proceed as usual. Occasionally discontinuities create new markets for the industry.

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.