IMEC provides alternative access to design research News & Analysis 3/3/2003 Post a comment LEUVEN, Belgium --- IMEC, an independent research organization with expertise in design and process technology, has come up with new methods to allow commercial organizations to participate in its long-term research in the areas of design methods and wireless communications.
Communications drives Asian design, survey says News & Analysis 3/3/2003 Post a comment HONG KONG --- A survey of 900 design engineers from mainland China, Taiwan and other regional design hubs from India to Korea shows that communications systems development is the leading design activity in Asia but that computer and consumer electronics is strong in Taiwan, while China majors on industrial control and instrumentation.
Chiphersteller pflegen ihre Katerstimmung News & Analysis 3/3/2003 Post a comment Fehlende Killerapplikationen, Marktsättigung und Preisdruck werden einen radikalen Wandel im Geschäftsmodell der Chip-Produzenten erzwingen. Die Hersteller müssten schlanker werden, kleinere Brötchen backen und die Versorgungskette weriter ausdifferenzieren, fordern Brancheninsider. Dennoch werden nicht alle Foundries überleben.
Axis boosts emulator's co-verification features News & Analysis 3/3/2003 Post a comment SAN MATEO, Calif. An add-on to Axis Systems Inc.'s Xtreme emulator, to be introduced at this week's DATE conference in Munich, Germany, aims to speed the hardware and software verification of system-on-chip designs based on the ARM processor core.
Axys, ARM team on multi-cored designs News & Analysis 3/2/2003 Post a comment EDA tool vendor Axys Design Automation Inc. is due to announce today (March 3, 2003) the integration of the RealView Debugger from ARM Holdings plc, with its own MaxSim developer suite for multi-core debugging, simulation and verification.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.