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IP Integration to accelerate SoCs

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.

Keeping upstream with video content

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.

Behind the Graphics

Graphics processing is no longer a case of monochrome or color, but shading to add depth in computer games, digital signage or medical equipment.

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 intelligent protocols; wearables, MEMs and mixed signal RF sensors; and the Thrust of sensor-to-server.

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 this forecast.

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.

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 easy by ARM’s new mbed environment. As well, Ian talks about heterogeneous cores and securing the IoT.