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posted in February 2001
Verifying an ARM Core
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2/28/2001   Post a comment
Flexible Platform-Based Design
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Flomerics sees boost from EMC and outsourcing
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2/28/2001   Post a comment
Flomerics Group, supplier of analysis software to the electronics sector, reported record full-year results, and said acquisitions remain an option in the long term.
Cadence to appeal German patent court decision
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2/27/2001   Post a comment
Cadence Design Systems has said it will appeal against the German Federal Patent Court's decision to overturn a key patent used in its suit against Mentor Graphics over the technology used in Mentor's SimExpress emulators.
Verisity links up to spread Specman
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2/27/2001   Post a comment
Design verification tools company Verisity has launched a partners programme in a bid to get its e-language and Specman Elite tool into wider use among other simulation and analysis software.
Mentor celebrates Avanti's patent ruling over Cadence Quickturn in Germany
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2/26/2001   Post a comment
MUNICH -- Mentor Graphics Corp. today (Feb. 26) said rival Cadence Design Systems Inc. lost a key decision in Germany regarding a European patent for interconnected programmable devices used in emulators. According to Mentor, the German Federal Patent Court issued a ruling last week revoking the patent held by Cadence's Quickturn division.
IBM enables Web-based design for ASIC customers
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2/26/2001   Post a comment
IBM Microelectronics this week will roll out an interactive, Internet-based chip design system for its ASIC customers. The system lets users download IBM software and work with IBM engineers in a Web-based collaborative environment.
Valhalla beckons for Parthus' IP platforms
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2/26/2001   Post a comment
Parthus Technologies of the Irish Republic has added mobile comms to its range of licensable technology platforms.
Synopsys posts sequential gain in revenue, but results lower than a year ago
News & Analysis  
2/21/2001   Post a comment
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--Synopsys Inc. here today (Feb. 21) reported a 19% sequential increase in revenue to $157.1 million in the company's fiscal first quarter, ended Feb. 3, compared to $132.2 million in the prior three-month period.
UMC, Mentor create turnkey design flows for RF, mixed-signal processes
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2/19/2001   Post a comment
WILSONVILLE, Ore.--Mentor Graphics Corp. here and Taiwan's United Microelectronics Corp. today (Feb. 19) announced a "complete turnkey" design flow for UMC's radio-frequency and mixed-signal CMOS process technologies. The two companies said the package give will UMC's foundry customers a complete solution for new ICs, from product specification to tape-out of designs for volume production.
Ikos goes to courts and donates connection scheme
News & Analysis  
2/19/2001   Post a comment
Ikos Systems has become the latest hardware emulation firm to go to the courts over the technology used to build its products.
Programming enters designer's core
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2/16/2001   Post a comment
FPGAs don remote reprogram habits
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FPGA tools need hardware assistance
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Reusable models trim software costs
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2/16/2001   1 comment
Synthesis route starts with instructions
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2/16/2001   1 comment
Reconfiguring SoC according to Garp
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Constraints to give PCBs 'cut and paste' ability
News & Analysis  
2/12/2001   Post a comment
The latest form of intellectual property (IP) to enter the market is the humble PCB design. In moves to make it possible to transfer known good designs to new projects, design automation vendors have put software in place to let engineers 'cut and paste' PCB layouts.
Ikos and MIT sue Axis
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2/9/2001   Post a comment
Ikos Systems Inc. (Cupertino, Calif.) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have co-filed a patent infringement suit against startup Axis Systems Inc. (Sunnyvale, Calif.) in the U.S. District Court in Delaware for violating one MIT and three Ikos patents involving emulation technology.
Austria Mikro Systeme goes for ARC alternative
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2/6/2001   Post a comment
Austria Mikro Systeme (AMS) has taken out a licence for the processor core developed by ARC Cores as an alternative to the ARM processor that it already uses.
ARM expands tool development with purchase in U.K.
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2/5/2001   Post a comment
CAMBRIDGE, U.K.--ARM Ltd. today announced it has strengthened its engineering staff with the purchase of technologies and assets from privately-held Noral Micrologics Ltd., a 17-year-old U.K. company specializing design of tools for advanced embedded systems development and debug.
Capture-based design to 'die out by 2005'
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2/5/2001   Post a comment
Schematic capture and HDL design tools will be "virtually dead" within four years, according to the head of Mentor Graphics, one of the world's top four design automation companies.
Mentor strengthens EDA outlook, predicting 15% growth in 2001
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2/1/2001   Post a comment
WILSONVILLE, Ore.--More good news for the electronic design automation industry, which is trying to rally from a couple of slow growth years. Mentor Graphics Corp. here says it expects a 15% increase in revenues to about $680 million in 2001 from $590 million in 2000.


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