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Cadence CTO moving on
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1/30/2009   Post a comment
Ted Vucurevich, a longtime executive at Cadence Design Systems and the company's chief technology officer for the past several years, confirmed that he is leaving the EDA vendor.
Video: Christensen on disruption in health care
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1/29/2009   Post a comment
Health care will follow the model of the computer industry, creating waves of disruption with increasingly de-centralized systems and services, according to business guru Clayton Christensen who is spending time lobbying lawmakers to help make it come true.
Intellectual Ventures picks up Transmeta patents
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1/29/2009   Post a comment
Intellectual Ventures, a patent development and licensing company, has acquired the patent portfolio of Transmeta Corp., including more than 140 issued U.S. patents in areas such as low power microprocessor technology.
Analog Circuits: World Class Design (Chapter 8, Part 4 of 4)
Design How-To  
1/28/2009   Post a comment
Increase your understanding and insight into analog systems, circuits, and components with two chapters from this recent book, presented in serial excerpt form.
Designing touch applications with advanced touch-library
Design How-To  
1/28/2009   Post a comment
- Atmel announced the availability of its advanced Touch-library that resides on the microcontroller instead of a separate chip resulting in a highly cost effective solution, which will be provided at no additional cost.
Podcast on mechatronics engineering and education
Industrial Control DesignLine Blog  
1/27/2009   Post a comment
"What is a mechatronics engineer?" and "What core subjects should a mechatronics curriculum include?" are among the topics discussed in this interesting audio interview.
Synopsys, ST collaborate on SoC timing sign-off
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1/27/2009   Post a comment
EDA software vendor Synopsys, Inc. has announced to intensify its ties with chip vendor STMicroelectronics. The focus of the efforts centers on timing analysis and signal integrity for 45- and 32-nanometer nodes.
Zuken offers free CADSTAR Schematic download
Product News  
1/27/2009   3 comments
Free schematic editor from Zuken for a limited time.
Sigrity unveils Channel Designer
Product News  
1/27/2009   Post a comment
Sigrity is introducing an analysis solution for high speed serial links.
Maximize high-speed signal integrity with the right choice of cables, layout, and equalizer ICs (Part 1)
Design How-To  
1/27/2009   2 comments
As data rates increase, maintaining signal integrity is more challenging; this multipart article looks at fundamentals of the problem, as well as passive and active approaches to dealing with it.
Consultant steers business into outer space
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1/26/2009   Post a comment
Signal integrity consultant is branching way out—into outer space—with his first attempt at a science fiction novel.
ESC SV Teardown: What killed the Nintendo Virtual Boy?
Design How-To  
1/26/2009   Post a comment
What went wrong with Nintendo's Virtual Boy? Watch the postmortem live at the Embedded Systems Conference.
EE Times ACE Awards open to all ESC attendees
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1/26/2009   Post a comment
Award ceremony now open to conference attendees; entry deadline extended to January 30th.
Efficient architectures move sources closer to loads
Design How-To  
1/26/2009   Post a comment
Large IT data centers use as much power as 25,000 to 35,000 homes and unfortunately as much as half of that power is wasted, but moving more efficient power sources closer to the load can slash waste.
Going green with DDR3 memory
Design How-To  
1/26/2009   1 comment
Industry experts concede that about 82 percent of the $500 million bill for a typical large data center is going toward the facility's mechanical and electrical infrastructure.
ESC Silicon Valley keynote lineup includes Apollo 13 astronaut and industry visionaries
Product News  
1/23/2009   Post a comment
Apollo 13's Ken Mattingly, Microchip's Steve Sanghi, and Freescale's Lisa Su will give keynote addresses at the Embedded Systems Conference in Silicon Valley this year.
Solido launches process variation solution for transistor-level designers
Product News  
1/23/2009   Post a comment
Solido Design Automation has introduced a scalable and extensible solution for meeting design challenges created by process variations at nanometer feature sizes.
Video: Software to Xilinx FPGAs in hours, not days
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1/23/2009   Post a comment
Impulse Accelerated Technologies just announced the availability of a Video Processing Developer's Kit for the design of medical, military, automotive, and consumer electronics video systems in hours instead of days.
Blue Pearl pathfinder
Blog  
1/23/2009   2 comments
A scenario where independent EDA Professional Engineers do most of the development work for IC and system companies.
RF IN ACTION: Microwaves in Medicine-- Meridian Medical Systems Takes On the Status Quo
Design How-To  
1/23/2009   Post a comment
In our first RF in Action article, a new series planned for 2009, we learn how Meridian Medical Systems leveraged AWR's Microwave Office and TriQuint Semiconductor's ICs to create innovative new products for the medical industry.
How SLEC improves functional verification
Design How-To  
1/23/2009   Post a comment
Leveraging System Models for RTL Functional Verification using Sequential Logic Equivalence Checking (SLEC).
Mentor Graphics Acquires Agility's C Synthesis Suite
Product News  
1/22/2009   1 comment
Mentor has acquired the Agility products addressing the ESL market.
Mentor buys Agility's C synthesis assets
News & Analysis  
1/22/2009   1 comment
EDA vendor Mentor Graphics has acquired the C synthesis assets of Agility Design Solutions Inc., the tools formerly marketed by Celoxica Holdings.
EVE speeds up synthesis of ZeBu Emulator
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1/22/2009   Post a comment
EVE, provider of hardware/software co-verification, announced that it is offering synthesis capabilities known as zFAST (ZeBu FAst SynThesis) specifically to handle large designs that reach tens of millions of ASIC-equivalent gates with a bottom-up and top-down approach targeting its ZeBu (for Zero Bugs) emulation systems.
Viewpoint: Competitive Advantage vs. Collaborative Advantage
Design How-To  
1/22/2009   1 comment
Companies should begin to evaluate the ration between competitive and collaborative advantages.
ZeBu emulator adds fast synthesis capabilities
Product News  
1/22/2009   Post a comment
EVE adds fast synthesis capabilities to its ZeBu family of products.
Virage consolidating R&D facilities
News & Analysis  
1/21/2009   Post a comment
IP vendor Virage Logic will close R&D centers in New Jersey and Minnesota and cut jobs as part of a restructuring plan that is expected to save the company approximately 13 percent in labor expenses, Virage said.
Blue Pearl Software offers its products for rent
News & Analysis  
1/21/2009   Post a comment
Blue Pearl Software starts a new business model for short term use of its products.
IEEE commemorates its 125 anniversary
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1/21/2009   Post a comment
Historic Milestone Celebrated Globally Throughout 2009 with Events, Student Competition.
Analog Circuits: World Class Design (Chapter 8, Part 3 of 4)
Design How-To  
1/21/2009   Post a comment
Increase your understanding and insight into analog systems, circuits, and components with two chapters from this recent book, presented in serial excerpt form.
NEC-Vast distribution deal seen as trendy
News & Analysis  
1/21/2009   Post a comment
In a deal likened by company representatives to the relationship between Microsoft and IBM at the beginning of the PC boom, virtual system prototyping technology provider Vast Systems Technology said last week that NEC Electronics' U.S. subsidiary has agreed to distribute Vast virtualization technology with automotive microcontrollers.
Mentor unveils TLM 2.0 design flow
Product News  
1/20/2009   Post a comment
EDA vendor Mentor Graphics announced a scalable design methodology based on transaction level model that, according to the company, allows a single model to be taken from design concept to implementation.
Sigrity unveils high-speed serial link Channel Designer solution
Product News  
1/20/2009   Post a comment
Advanced capabilities in Sigrity's Channel Designer solution accelerate design of high-speed serial links.
New capabilities in FPGA/ASIC algorithmic synthesis tools increase performance and decrease area
Product News  
1/20/2009   Post a comment
Up to 30% performance Improvement and 20% area reduction achieved in actual designs using new capabilities in Synfora's algorithmic synthesis design tools.
Flexible, programmable 40 Gbps SerDes framer interface IP core
Product News  
1/20/2009   Post a comment
Lattice delivers a flexible, programmable 40 Gbps SerDes framer interface, level 5 (SFI5) IP core solution.
Duolog acquires products, IP from Beach Solutions
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1/20/2009   Post a comment
Duolog Technologies (Dublin, Ireland), a provider of intellectual property, design services and EDA tools, has announced the acquisition of the technology and products of Beach Solutions Ltd. (Plymouth, England) in a combined cash and equity deal.
AWR acquires Simulation Technology and Applied Research
News & Analysis  
1/20/2009   Post a comment
AWR has announced that it has acquired Simulation Technology and Applied Research, Inc., (STAAR), of Mequon, WI, a developer of 3D parallelized FEM tools for EM simulation of components and subsystems operating at RF and microwave frequencies.
OneSpin brings formal assertion-based verification (ABV) to the masses
Product News  
1/19/2009   Post a comment
New OneSpin 360 MV product family provides choice of entry/exit points tailored to users' project needs and experience; new diagnosis technology slashes debug effort for complex SystemVerilog assertions.
An EDA status report
Blog  
1/19/2009   Post a comment
Changes in the EDA industry reflect the grim present described at the EDAC CEO Forecast event.
AWR buys in 3D FEM expertise
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1/19/2009   Post a comment
Design software specialist AWR (El Segundo, Calif.) has bought, for an undisclosed sum, Simulation Technology and Applied Research, Inc. (STAAR), which focuses on RF and microwave simulation software.
Agility DS victim of credit crunch
News & Analysis  
1/19/2009   Post a comment
Agility DS will terminate operations and sell its product lines.
OneSpin rolls formal verification toolset for the masses
Product News  
1/19/2009   Post a comment
OneSpin to introduce 360MV at EDS Fair.
Anritsu embeds AWR's Microwave Office high-frequency design software into its flagship vector network analyzer
News & Analysis  
1/16/2009   Post a comment
AWR and Anritsu Company have announced AWR Connected for Anritsu, which makes Microwave Office high-frequency design software a standard component of Anritsu's latest VectorStar MS4640A vector network analyzer (VNA).
Dolphin Integration s'avoue confiant pour 2009
News & Analysis  
1/15/2009   Post a comment
Le fournisseur grenoblois de composants virtuels, analogiques et de mémoires Dolphin Integration SA publie un résultat net de 378 000 euros au titre de l'exercice fiscal 2008, clos au 30 septembre. Pour comparaison, le résultat net s'élevait à 1,909 million d'euros en 2007.
Virage Logic's Shubat runs for GSA BoD
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1/15/2009   Post a comment
Virage Logic's Alex Shubat, co-founder, president and chief executive officer, is running as a candidate to serve on the Global Semiconductor Alliance board of directors for a two-year term in the EDA/design partner category that includes intellectual property providers.
EDAC panel: Grim present, but long-term optimism
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1/15/2009   Post a comment
Executives from some of EDA's biggest companies delivered a sobering, if unsurprising message, about the current climate. But they also sounded an upbeat note about the industry's long-term prospects.
Apple's Jobs takes medical leave
News & Analysis  
1/14/2009   Post a comment
Steve Jobs has announced he will take a medical leave at Apple Inc. until June, just days after publically describing his condition as a minor one that would not interfere with his duties as chief executive, leaving Apple's chief operating officer, Tim Cook, to handle day-to-day issues in his absence.
U.S. lead in patents narrows
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1/14/2009   Post a comment
The U.S. lead in patents slipped slightly in 2008, according to a report that comes amid an all time high in patent filings in the U.S—including a record in patents issued to IBM Corp.--but growing concern about the quality of patents.
PDF warns on fourth quarter estimates
News & Analysis  
1/14/2009   Post a comment
Semiconductor yield improvement technology vendor PDF Solutions revised estimates for the fourth quarter of 2008, saying the company now expects revenue of between $13.5 million and $14 million.
D&R to maintain TSMC IP database
Product News  
1/14/2009   Post a comment
Design & Reuse SA (D&R), a global collaboration network for sharing system-on-chip (SoC) design resources, announced it has agreed to improve visibility of TSMC ported IPs by maintaining a comprehensive TSMC IP database on its web portal.
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