Numerical's software speeds migration of design cells to advanced fab processes News & Analysis 7/30/2001 Post a comment SAN JOSE -- Numerical Technologies Inc. today said it is now offering two new software products that will help ease the task of moving embedded design cores to advanced chip-processing technologies. The company's abraMAP maps existing design cells to new wafer-processing technologies, while the abraKAZAM combines migration and cell-development capabilities.
Gerald Hsu resigns from Avanti after case concludes News & Analysis 7/25/2001 Post a comment Gerald Hsu stepped down from his position as president and chief executive of Avanti Corp. late Wednesday night (July 25), citing a recent heart attack. The move came just hours after final sentencing in the Avanti/Cadence Design Systems Inc. software theft case.
Judge hears technical testimony at Avanti hearing News & Analysis 7/5/2001 Post a comment The People vs. Avanti restitution hearing closed its third week on Tuesday (July 3) with Judge Conrad Rushing hearing technical testimony from Avanti Corp. witnesses who questioned the value of the code Avanti executive Stephen Wuu stole from Cadence Design Systems Inc. in 1991.
DAC RevisitedLow Attendance, High Technology Design How-To 7/2/2001 Post a comment This year's Design Automation Conference in Las Vegas had its share of
exciting new products. TechOnLine's Content Director, Jim Lipman, has
picked out and summarized some of the best products in key technology
areas announced at or shortly prior to the show.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.