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eSilicon Launches Integrated ASIC Design And Manufacturing Platform

eSilicon STAR platform delivers enhanced user experience and new capabilities that leverage IC design virtualization technology

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.

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.

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.

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 among teams, as they work together to verify designs and accommodate the three dimensional transistor structure. In this edition, members of the design community are [...]

Optimizing Technology for IoT Systems – Adding Fingerprints and Brains

Examples in hardware-entangled security and neuromorphic processing show how technology can be further optimized to solve specific system and application demands.

This is not your father’s MCU

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.

The Wheels of Industry Roll On

The wheels of industry roll on. Themes at Embedded World in Nuremberg were predictable, with automotive, industrial automation and IoT but there were some twists and revelations too.

Deeper Dive – Software Attacks

In response to security vulnerabilities, system level designers have made the security of data and content a prime objective in our connected lives