Synopsys gets behind VCX as group demos online tools News & Analysis 10/29/1999 Post a comment The Virtual Component Exchange (VCX), a not-for-profit industry organization seeking to streamline the business and legal aspects of licensing intellectual property (IP) cores, is due to demonstrate the first prototypes of its online tools next week at the IP99 Europe conference and exhibition. The group will also announce the addition of six member companies to its roster, including EDA leader Synopsys Inc.
MIPS licenses architecture to SandCraft News & Analysis 10/28/1999 Post a comment MIPS Technologies Inc. said that SandCraft Inc. has received a comprehensive intellectual property (IP) license to use the MIPS32 and MIPS64 processor architectures in its own processor designs.
Companies give scant attention to IP protection News & Analysis 10/20/1999 Post a comment Representatives from the EDA, intellectual property (IP), and semiconductor industries gathered at Wescon 99 to discuss new methods for protecting silicon intellectual property, which the panel called a significant but largely ignored topic.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.