Breaking News
Content tagged with Design Tools (EDA)
posted in January 2013
Page 1 / 2   >   >>
Wafer demand increasing in 2013
Blog  
1/31/2013   Post a comment
Looking at the supply chain is a good way to see what demand is coming down the pipe. Semico believes that 2013 will see increased demand for wafers…
S2C's "Prototype Ready" interfaces library for rapid ASIC prototyping
News & Analysis  
1/31/2013   Post a comment
S2C boasts largest "Prototype Ready" interfaces library for Virtex-7 2000T FPGA-based rapid ASIC prototyping: 13 new modules include a new high-speed GTX peripheral category.
TI doubles memory in new MSP430 MCUs
Product News  
1/30/2013   Post a comment
MSP430F66xx devices provide more memory, analog integration, and device scalability for blood glucose meters, home automation, activity monitors, and low-power wireless applications.
Atmel, Exegin to offer wireless smart grid solutions
News & Analysis  
1/30/2013   Post a comment
License agreement provides smart grid OEMs the opportunity to utilize proven Atmel smart grid solutions with ZigBee support in mesh networks.
Mentor upgrades PCB analysis tool
Design How-To  
1/30/2013   Post a comment
New capabilities added to PCB analysis tool to improve speed, performance.
Energy Micro to showcase cool customer apps at embedded world
News & Analysis  
1/30/2013   Post a comment
Make sure you visit the folks from Energy Micro at Embedded World 2013 (Hall 1, Booth 523) and tell them "Max says Hi!"
STMicro brings smartphone style to simple appliances
Product News  
1/30/2013   Post a comment
Java environment optimized for STM32 microcontrollers heralds richer GUIs and faster time-to-market for basic electronic products.
Xilinx preps 20-nm IC tape-out
Design How-To  
1/30/2013   7 comments
FPGA company has announced it plans to tape-out its first IC to be made in 20-nm CMOS along with design-support in the second quarter of 2013.
EDA/IP weekly roundup – January 30th 2013
Blog  
1/30/2013   Post a comment
Cadence, EnSilica, Kilopass, Mentor, Oasys, Phoenix, ProPlus, Real Intent, S2C, Semico, SMIC, Synopsys, TSMC and Verific made the lineup today. See here for their news…
HMI Tools Save Time and Cost in Auto Applications
Design How-To  
1/30/2013   Post a comment
HMI/GUI (Human Machine Interface/Graphics User Interface) tools enhance the system developer’s ability to input a design, develop and verify the application.
DesignVision winners announced at DesignCon
The Engineering Life - Around the Web  
1/29/2013   Post a comment
Mix of winners ranges from feisty startups such as Upverter to industry luminaries such as Mentor Graphics, TE Connectivity and Teledyne LeCroy.
DesignCon: "Uncomplaining" engineers must demand better EDA tools
News & Analysis  
1/29/2013   11 comments
Jonah Alben, Nvidia engineering VP, sees longer, more difficult design cycles if tools-investment complacency lingers.
DesignVision award winners announced
Blog  
1/29/2013   Post a comment
Winners were selected based on three criteria: how well the product met the market’s vision and offered unique insight into customer needs; the originality of the solution and if it offered a new approach to meeting market needs; and the quality of the implementation and how well it fits the market requirements…
Cadence announces updates for advanced nodes
Product News  
1/29/2013   Post a comment
Cadence has announced a new set of custom/analog capabilities designed specifically for the advanced technology nodes of 20 nanometers and below…
Smoke re-concentrator refurbishes blown electronic components
The Engineering Life - Around the Web  
1/28/2013   30 comments
As one engineer told me: "It's amazing how much black smoke they can fit into even a small FPGA these days, and once it's out there is no getting it back in again – even if you catch it all in a jam jar."
Stars of DesignCon: Behavioral modeling aids analog/mixed-signal
Design How-To  
1/28/2013   4 comments
Find out which behavioral models and device-level simulators can streamline analog and mixed signal design at DesignCon.
Developing FPGA applications for Edition 2 of the IEC 61508 Safety Standard
Design How-To  
1/25/2013   Post a comment
FPGAs are increasingly being used in safety-critical domains. Advancements in design methodologies and tools help achieve the requirements of the IEC 61508 Edition 2 safety standard with a smooth design flow.
To sleep: perchance to dream: ay, there's the rub
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
1/25/2013   6 comments
I am currently wearing my sleep-deprived face (and let's not talk about my hair).
What were they thinking: Crazy method patent
Blog  
1/25/2013   10 comments
There is a lot that can be learned by looking at the simple and stupid. This is one of those. A great example of a method patent...
PCIe 3.0 equalization Webinar
Blog  
1/24/2013   Post a comment
This live webinar this morning was packed with information about what you need to do to deal with equalization in the PCIe 3.0 implementation if you hope to achieve 8Gbps…
Video: "Our Story" – History of the world in just two minutes!
The Engineering Life - Around the Web  
1/24/2013   14 comments
I honestly don’t think it's possible to watch this all the way through without pausing for a few minute's thought, reflection, and rumination.
Improvements to Lattice Diamond and iCEcube2 tools accelerate design of low density FPGAs
Product News  
1/24/2013   Post a comment
Lattice Semiconductor has added an array of advancements to its Lattice Diamond and iCEcube2 design tools, including improved power calculations and design productivity.
Many-core startup builds out ecosystem
Design How-To  
1/24/2013   2 comments
French startup Kalray's successful demonstration of third-party software and tools working with its 28-nm MPPA 256 processor has allowed it to raise additional venture capital funds.
EDA/IP weekly roundup – January 24th 2013
Blog  
1/23/2013   Post a comment
Cadence, Carbon, DesignCon, Faraday, IAR, IC Insights, iSuppli, Lattice, Mentor, Semico, Synopsys and UMC made the lineup today. See here for their news…
TI integrates USB on C2000 Piccolo real-time, floating-point MCUs
Product News  
1/22/2013   Post a comment
Piccolo F2806xU MCUs are perfect for motor control systems, renewable energy and power applications; integrated USB facilitates on-the-go field diagnostics and communications.
Check out TI's MCU BoosterPack design challenge
News & Analysis  
1/22/2013   1 comment
Enter original designs by March 1, 2013 for the chance to demo your design in the TI booth at DESIGN West.
Energy Micro’s low power MCU delivers long battery life
Product News  
1/22/2013   Post a comment
ARM Cortex-M3-based EFM32 Giant Gecko keeps handheld control asleep with 1.2µA low energy capacitive touch sensor interface.
Atmel expands ARM Cortex-M4 based flash MCUs
Product News  
1/22/2013   Post a comment
Running at 120MHz, new SAM4E ARM Cortex-M4 processor-based MCUs provide Ethernet and dual-CAN connectivity and advanced analog capability.
Cadence and Imec introduce 3D IC Memory on logic DFT
Blog  
1/22/2013   1 comment
There are several hurdles to overcome before 3D IC become common place and today Cadence and Imec say they have filled one of those holes with a DFT solution targeted at Memory on Logic chips…
Altium's vision for the future of electronic design
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
1/22/2013   9 comments
I recently had a chat with Altium's new CEO, Kayvan Oboudiyat, and CTO, Aram Mirkazemi, and I have to say that I'm impressed with their vision of the future of electronics design.
Startup makes it easier to find and compare CPUs
Product News  
1/22/2013   3 comments
New website recommends processors by using aggregated data and an intuitive visual user interface.
Where is the center of the Internet?
Blog  
1/22/2013   1 comment
The US may have created the Internet initially, but today it truly is a global resource and sometimes the US may be the last to know about an exciting new app that outstrips the growth of sites such as Facebook and Twitter…
Gnarly to the Max
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
1/22/2013   3 comments
Here are four rather amazing (dare I say "totally tubular") videos I am currently sharing with everyone I know.
Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC wins Microprocessor Report Analyst Choice Award
News & Analysis  
1/21/2013   Post a comment
Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC recognized for being first to market and opening new opportunities for designers.
Lattice upgrades FPGA design software
Product News  
1/21/2013   Post a comment
Extensive improvements simplify and accelerate the design of ultra-low and low-density FPGAs.
Tackling large-scale SoC and FPGA prototyping debug challenges
Design How-To  
1/21/2013   Post a comment
FPGAs have long been used for prototyping ASICs as they enable comprehensive verification under as real-world operating conditions as possible. But they do present some compromises compared to simulation and this can make debug more difficult. New technologies could solve that…
New FPGA-based ASIC prototyping platform from S2C
News & Analysis  
1/21/2013   Post a comment
The S2C Virtex-7 Series TAI Logic Module is compatible with previous generations and provides large library of daughter cards.
Danger Will Robinson! (Walk towards the light)
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
1/18/2013   11 comments
I activate Switch #3... the Amber light goes out and the Green light starts breathing full time... the members of the audience grip their seats in dread anticipation of what is to come...
Prediction for 2013 – Business
Blog  
1/18/2013   Post a comment
What do people in the EDA and semiconductor industries expect to happen in the industry in 2013? The big 3 EDA players will be reduced to 2, one way or another…
What were they thinking: A crazy patent makes money
Blog  
1/18/2013   14 comments
Most of the crazy or obvious patents I look at have no commercial value, but this one actually got bought before it had even issued...
Need to clone Windows 8 – help!
Blog  
1/17/2013   12 comments
My troubles with Windows 8 continue and I am tired of having to reload the operating system from scratch. Need to be able to clone...
Dynamic pricing just tried to bite me
Blog  
1/17/2013   20 comments
When I looked yesterday it was only $22.50 – today it's gone up to $46.26 – I think they're watching me!
Top 10 Microcontroller Articles of 2012
Design How-To  
1/16/2013   4 comments
Here are the Top 10 most-viewed microcontroller-related articles from 2012, including "How To" design articles, news items, product pieces, and commentary offerings.
Stars of DesignCon: Thermal Co-Design Key to 3D Chip Success
Design How-To  
1/16/2013   Post a comment
3D-IC designs that are temperature aware are essential for next-generation stacked dice.
EDA/IP weekly roundup – January 16th 2013
Blog  
1/16/2013   Post a comment
Altium, Arctic Sand, Forte, GUC, Hemlock, IC Insights, ICManage, Linley, Oasys, OneSpin, Real Intent and UMC made the lineup today. See here for their news…
Aldec optimizes FPGA routing for power and performance
Product News  
1/15/2013   Post a comment
ALINT from Aldec is an advanced static design analysis and checking solution that decreases verification time by identifying critical issues early in the RTL design phase of ASIC and FPGA designs.
Caption Contest: board badmington
Design Contests & Competitions  
1/14/2013   51 comments
As January 2013 gets into full swing, see if you can come up with a fitting caption for this month's badminton themed cartoon.
DCD's DQSPI IP core – quad-performance SPI
Product News  
1/14/2013   Post a comment
The DQSPI Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) master/slave is the latest IP core for use in FPGAs and ASICs from Digital Core Design (DCD).
Samsung’s $250 Exynos 5-based Arndale dev board
News & Analysis  
1/14/2013   3 comments
At CES, Samsung Semiconductor showed us its recently launched Arndale community development board, complete with an Exynos 5 Dual SoC, the ARM Cortex-A15 dual-core CPU and ARM Mali T604 GPU.
Video: It's bigger on the inside!
Engineering Pop Culture!  
1/14/2013   7 comments
Now I want to start playing with this augmented reality software myself…
Page 1 / 2   >   >>


EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Synthesize Your Own RTOS for FREE!
Max Maxfield
6 comments
My chum Bob Zeidman, president of Zeidman Technologies, is always involved in something interesting. Some time ago, for example, he told me about SynthOS. This little scamp can ...

EDN Staff

11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
11 comments
This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
11 comments
- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
45 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)