As the accelerating market of SoCs inevitably means a faster rate of adoption, system level designers are also faced with fragmenting markets, with new standards adopted and with multiple types of complex requirements in a system. The integration of IP (Intellectual Property) can be a boon, but there are caveats, as Caroline Hayes, Senior Editor reports.
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The quadrupling of resolution in 4k video opens up broadcast, gaming and other sectors to a world of mobility via the ubiquitous smartphone. By Caroline Hayes, Senior Editor.
Graphics processing is no longer a case of monochrome or color, but shading to add depth in computer games, digital signage or medical equipment.
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 easy by ARM’s new mbed environment. As well, Ian talks about heterogeneous cores and securing the IoT.
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; and ARM partners’ complete infrastructure for servers.
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. Inevitably, there is a tradeoff between power, performance, and area (PPA). This paper examines two unique challenges for design automation methodologies in the new ARM®Cortex®-M processor.
ARM’s Cortex®-M7 provides performance and low power to IoT applications
The Cortex-M7 is really an extension of the Cortex-M4… designed for endpoints in automotive, Internet of Things and portable medical applications that will be expected to deliver 30 years’ of operation.
Internet-of-Things experts from Freescale, Rambus and ARM share insights on end-node challenges and favorite applications.
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.
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Review of Jama, ARM Techcon and TSMC OIP Shows October issues of the "Silicon Valley High-Tech Traveler Log" - with Sean O'Kane and John...
- Renuka: So true for embedding sustainability aspects right from design mode.
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- Jeff Brower: Chris- Your analysis is very good. I have been using your blog post since last year for reference in...
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jblyler Hi Steve. Thx for the correction. I mentioned it to the editor and updated the post. Cheers. -- John
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An interconnect, also referred to as a bus matrix or fabric, serves as the communication hub of multiple intellectual property (IP) cores inside a system on chip (SoC). As the capacity of today’s SoCs continues to increase dramatically…
Finding the optimal configuration options that meet the requirements of a particular system requires complementary design tools to enable the designer to rapidly explore and correlate trade-offs in performance, power, and area (PPA).
The recent advent of low-cost cluster management offerings have allowed IT organizations to adopt failover techniques for a variety of mission-critical systems, including the ENOVIA Synchronicity DesignSync Design Data Management (DDM) product from Dassault Systèmes. This paper provides a detailed example developed with a current semiconductor customer.
When templates, methodologies and verification IP components were integrated, suddenly simulation speed took a nosedive. Here’s why.
A new method for dramatically reducing CPU and RAM resource requirements.
New techniques that are making advanced SoC verification possible.
The relative advantages and disadvantages of single-threaded tag and multi-threaded non-blocking protocols.
A trove of technical videos and presentations from Cadence and other companies.
RTL flows are straining to meet the demands of most product teams. Moving up a level of abstraction is no longer an option.
A new design methodology is needed for rapid layout prototyping, in-design signoff and to improve collaboration between schematic and layout designers.