Mentor extends offer for IKOS, says it owns 9% of stock News & Analysis 12/26/2001 Post a comment WILSONVILLE, Ore. -- Mentor Graphics Corp. today (Dec. 26) extended its unsolicited cash takeover offer for IKOS Systems Inc. until midnight Jan. 25, New York time, because it wants to give the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) more time to review the proposed purchase and merger.
How to verify ADSL chips Design How-To 12/13/2001 Post a comment Asymmetric digital subscriber line technology, delivering more than 100 times the performance of today's analog modems, is revolutionizing the market for remote access devices.
Dense wires snarl verification plans News & Analysis 12/13/2001 Post a comment Deep-submicron silicon technology makes it possible to implement increasingly complex system-on-chip designs, but it is also introducing new design and verification challenges.
Electromagnetic-Compatibility Analysis Using TEM Cells News & Analysis 12/10/2001 Post a comment Transverse-electromagnetic (TEM) cells are important structures for analyzing the electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) of electronic components. Kresimir Malaric of University of Zagreb, Croatia discusses the design and analysis of several types of TEM cells available for emission testing of small equipment, calibration of RF probes, and biomedical experiments.
Synopsys to acquire Avant in all-stock EDA deal News & Analysis 12/4/2001 Post a comment In the largest and most strategically significant acquisition in EDA history, Synopsys will acquire Avant. Mutual customers of the companies were pushing for the acquisition, said Aart de Geus, president and CEO of Synopsys.
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.