PolyCore upgrades multicore development tool
Product News 4/29/2012 3 comments
PolyCore Software Inc. (Burlingame, Calif.) has upgraded its Poly-Platform tool to version 2.0 with the inclusion of Poly-Mapper which provides control of memory used for messaging in multi-core software.
LSI, Xilinx, Cadence beat estimates
News & Analysis 4/26/2012 2 comments
Chip vendors LSI and Xilinx and design automation software provider Cadence Design Systems reported quarterly results that exceeded analysts' expectations and offered guidance that was also better than expected.
Power 107: Power Delivery Networks
Blog 4/25/2012 1 comment
Optimizing power in a chip is one thing, but you still have to get power to where power is needed and that is the difficult job of the power delivery network…
Startup claims 'Holy Grail' of SoC design
News & Analysis 4/23/2012 23 comments
Startup Algotochip claims to have achieved the Holy Grail of chip design: the ability to create complete system-on-chip designs from a C-code specification and test stimulus vectors in eight to 16 weeks.
The best book on Fuzzy Logic?
Engineering Pop Culture! 4/23/2012 36 comments
I'm looking for a book from which I can get a good grip on Fuzzy Logic – sufficient to allow me to capture and implement a simple algorithm on an MCU or in an FPGA.
Adobe Photoshop CS6
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 4/23/2012 6 comments
I got a preview of the latest version of Photoshop the other day and I have to say I am impressed, but this blog will be controversial...
Design for power methodology
Design How-To 4/20/2012 2 comments
Rising complexity and chip-level power management techniques make power integrity analysis from chip-to-package-to-system essential…