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Blog Review - Monday, December 15 2014

ARM kicks off Kickstarter Week; Mixed-signal woes; Parasite fight; Real Intent's top 5; Stop the clock

Blog Review - Monday December 08 2014

Industry forecasts sustained semi growth; EVs just go on and on; Webinar, second chance; Tickets please; Play time; Missed parade

IoT Cookbook: Analog and Digital Fusion Bus Recipe

Experts from ARM, Mathworks, Cadence, Synopsys, Analog Devices, Atrenta, Hillcrest Labs and STMicroelectronics cook-up ways to integrate analog with IoT buses.

Is Hardware Really That Much Different From Software?

When can hardware be considered as software? Are software flows less complex? Why are hardware tools less up-to-date? Experts from ARM, Jama Software and Imec propose the answers. ...

Blog Review - Monday, December 01 2014

NFC architecture; A champion is declared; ARM Cortex-M Q& A; Intel India

News Stories

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 ...

Low Power Is The Norm, Not The Exception

Low Power Design is now the main stream in IC development. There is no more a separation between plugged-in circuits and battery powered devices.

Blog Review - Monday Sept. 22 2014

Intel Developer Forum urges us to snap to it; Software sustains its price and value; STEM – from girl to womanhood; ARM shares tools of the PSoC trade. By Caroline Hayes,

Technology Features

Feature Articles

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.

IoT Cookbook: Analog and Digital Fusion Bus Recipe

Experts from ARM, Mathworks, Cadence, Synopsys, Analog Devices, Atrenta, Hillcrest Labs and STMicroelectronics cook-up ways to integrate analog with IoT buses.

Is Hardware Really That Much Different From Software?

When can hardware be considered as software? Are software flows less complex? Why are hardware tools less up-to-date? Experts from ARM, Jama Software and Imec propose the answers. ...

Hot Trends for 2015

System Companies are changes in development methods will be more obvious in 2015 together with higher percentages of mixed/signals designs.

Pushing the Performance Boundaries of ARM Cortex-M Processors for Future Embedded Design

One of the toughest challenges in the implementation of any processors is balancing the need for the highest performance with the conflicting demands for lowest possible power and area. ...

Cortex-M processor Family at the Heart of IoT Systems

ARM's Cortex®-M7 provides performance and low power to IoT applications

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

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.

Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein

Drawing on the lives of five renowned scientists, Mario Livio shows how even these geniuses made major mistakes and how their errors were an essential part of the process of

Imec's mm Wave Motion Sensing Technology

Motion sensing applications with mm wave technology at Imec is the topic of this interview between Liesbet Van der Perre, Imec Program Director of Wireless Communication, and John Blyler, ...

In Focus - System News for Feb. 2014

Shannon covers the last news in the semiconductor systems engineering industry and research developments for February 2014. This month's highlights include the paper brain, MEMS and ...