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posted in July 2013
Japan to Form Power Device Initiative
News & Analysis  
7/31/2013   11 comments
Unlike the CE market, there are no established testing procedures for power devices used in vehicles or other high-voltage, high-current infrastructure equipment. It could result in life and death issues, warned an Advantest executive.
EDA/IP Weekly Roundup – July 31, 2013
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7/31/2013   2 comments
This is a roundup of news and activities associated with EDA and IP that broke over the past week.
Loss of Subsidies Could Burst EV Bubble
News & Analysis  
7/30/2013   19 comments
Sales of electric cars and batteries will climb steadily over the next five years, but what happens if government subsidies disappear?
Intel, Xilinx & Joe Costello Back EDA Firm Oasys
News & Analysis  
7/30/2013   2 comments
An EDA firm with high-profile customers has received another tranche of funding. This time Joe Costello, former CEO of Cadence, is getting in on the action.
The Blind Hacker Who Inspired Apple
Blog  
7/29/2013   38 comments
This is the story of a highly skilled young man's journey that spawned the true seed inspiring the creation of Apple.
Ethics in the Workplace
Blog  
7/29/2013   64 comments
Sometimes work can throw you an ethical challenge, and the right and wrong of it are not always black and white. That's when you have to step back and do some non-engineering thinking.
Asset Tackles System Debug
News & Analysis  
7/29/2013   1 comment
How fast can you bring up design prototypes and get them into manufacturing?
The Love Triangle: Do EDA Services, Tools & IP Mix?
Blog  
7/26/2013   1 comment
Services, tools, and IP licensing represent the three most common business models in EDA. Most companies get drawn into offering a mix of all three, but is that a good thing?
EDA/IP Weekly Roundup – July 25, 2013
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7/25/2013   3 comments
This is a roundup of news and activities associated with EDA and IP over the past week.
Signal Integrity Challenges in High-Speed Interconnects
Blog  
7/23/2013   2 comments
Can design and simulation help score better performance for SATA and USB connectors?
If Burning Man Came to EDA
Blog  
7/23/2013   8 comments
If you could change something about the EDA or semiconductor industries, what would it be and how would it make things better? How would you incorporate aspects of the Burning Man ethos into high technology?
SuVolta Process Wins ARM, UMC Support
News & Analysis  
7/23/2013   15 comments
With six deployment programs in place, SuVoltas's chip manufacturing process is looking like a viable alternative to FDSOI and FinFET processes.
Straight Talk on Self-Driving Cars
News & Analysis  
7/22/2013   45 comments
There is a visible gap between what ADAS is capable of doing today and how consumers envision the ultimate future of autonomous driving.
EDA/IP Weekly Roundup – July 18, 2013
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7/18/2013   Post a comment
A condensed roundup of news and activities associated with EDA and IP over the past week.
Toyota Power-Chip Standards Plan Shrouded in Mystery
Blog  
7/17/2013   28 comments
I recently came across a report about Toyota collaborating with Advantest and Dai Nippon Printing and possibly others to "standardize power semiconductor technology." What’s that about?
India Ranks as 66th Most Innovative Nation
India Chip Chat  
7/16/2013   21 comments
India, though trying to be nearer to its innovation destination, just keeps slip slidin' away.
Materials Improvements Boosting IC Performance
News & Analysis  
7/11/2013   11 comments
In the "mobility era," roughly 90 percent of IC performance improvements are coming from improvements in materials, according to Applied Materials.
EDA/IP Weekly Roundup – July 10, 2013
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7/10/2013   Post a comment
Brian Bailey's weekly roundup of news and activities associated with EDA and IP.
Atrenta's Ajoy Bose on Mentoring
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7/9/2013   Post a comment
The fourth and final part of Brian Bailey's interview with Ajoy Bose, CEO of Atrenta, focuses on the role mentors have played in his career.
Vision-Based Automotive Safety Systems Go Mainstream
Blog  
7/8/2013   12 comments
Jeff Bier, founder of Embedded Vision Alliance, and president of BDTI, writes his first blog on "machines that see."
Experts Discuss Who Verifies IP Cores
Blog  
7/8/2013   1 comment
Questions have circled around IP core verification for years. EE Times went to some experts and got some up-to-date guidelines and opinions.
Alpha Data Announces Zynq SoC-Based Deployable Board
News & Analysis  
7/3/2013   10 comments
Offering the Zynq All Programmable SoC in a standard form factor will facilitate easy development and deployment in commercial, industrial, and rugged systems.
Complex Chips Make Tangled Business
Blog  
7/3/2013   5 comments
As chip complexity has increased, design has climbed in abstraction, and it has created a Byzantine network of business models and opportunities. But are too many entities trying to take profit across the design process killing the goose that lays the golden IC?
Processors Everywhere, but Tools Lacking
Blog  
7/2/2013   4 comments
A research study shows the majority of IC designs are now for multiprocessor chips. But are the EDA and design verification sectors keeping up with the SoC multiprocessing revolution?
Will Your UHDTV Chip Decode Every HEVC Bit Stream?
Blog  
7/2/2013   8 comments
The indispensable element in the next-generation set-top box is a decoder chip capable of handling all the highly compressed video streams.
For Durability Testing, Ford Turns to Robots
News & Analysis  
7/1/2013   12 comments
Automotive companies are known as pioneers in robotic technologies. They’ve honed their robotic skills to improve their production lines. Now robots are going to work as test drivers, says Ford.
Xilinx Vivado Design Suite 2013.2 Available for Download
News & Analysis  
7/1/2013   1 comment
The folks from Xilinx say that the 2013.2 release of their Vivado Design Suite is available for immediate download.
On the Frontline in Brazil
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7/1/2013   4 comments
Brazil: A technology advisor witnesses first-hand the biggest protests in 20 years that swept the country.


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