Top 10 engineering Kickstarter projects
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 12/28/2012 8 comments
Crowdfunding site Kickstarter has enjoyed yet another spectacular year of growth, with some incredible wins for engineering startups. Come and see some of the highest funded projects from 2012.
Altium introduces “Ideas”
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 12/20/2012 1 comment
I just received news of a rather interesting offering from those clever guys and gals at Altium…
Software testing for safety-critical automotive systems
Design How-To 12/18/2012 1 comment
Virtual prototypes provide complete frameworks to create advanced fault-injection scenarios, which are non-intrusive, run faster and offer more control and visibility than traditional methods. Victor Reyes, Synopsys, explains their relevance to new safety-critical standards like ISO 26262.
Formal methods for power-aware verification
Design How-To 12/17/2012 Post a comment
The imperative for reducing power consumption now pervades many application spaces. The design team must verify not only that the inserted power management circuitry functions correctly, but also that it does not corrupt the chip’s functionality…
ProDesign is back
Blog 12/12/2012 Post a comment
There are times when the EDA industry seems like the game of Whack-a-Mole. A company gets bought, the founders leave and start another company...
Union Jack vs. Union Flag
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 12/7/2012 12 comments
I'm always interested in discovering something new, and I am now embroiled in a delightful morass of "stuff."
Don’t talk to me about Windows 8!
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 12/5/2012 70 comments
Arrgggh! My wife just bought a new PC loaded with the Windows 8 operating system. I tried to wrap my brain around it and now my head hurts!