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Free prototypes for contest winners
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8/31/2005   Post a comment
Microfabrica kicks off its EFAB Access Design Competition with winning MEMs and microdevice designs earning free prototypes, scooters, and a Toshiba DLP projector.
AccelChip partnering with British design services provider
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8/31/2005   Post a comment
AccelChip is partnering with British design services provider Systems4Silicon in an effort to bolster the company's design service capacity.
Using PLDs for Algorithm Acceleration - Faster, Better, Cheaper
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8/31/2005   Post a comment
Run out of power? Adding CPUs or custom hardware accelerators may not be the solution. By combining programmable logic and ESL design tools, certain algorithms gain faster performance at lower clock speeds at less power. See how to figure out the acceleration you can achieve for your application.
Judge restrains Magma from re-examining patents
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8/31/2005   Post a comment
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued a restraining order to Magma Design Automation in its patent dispute with Synopsys Inc. Tuesday, ordering the Magma not to abandon two patents it owns and preventing the company from seeking re-examination of the patents.
Judge restrains Magma from re-examining patents
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8/31/2005   Post a comment
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued a restraining order to Magma Design Automation in its patent dispute with Synopsys Inc. Tuesday, ordering the Magma not to abandon two patents it owns and preventing the company from seeking re-examination of the patents.
Beginning a new series: The most common mistakes in analog macro design
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8/31/2005   Post a comment
IC designer Ken Boorom has seen a number of design weaknesses that even experienced IC designers and managers overlook. Because the same mistakes are made by different engineers working for different companies, Ken believes it would be worthwhile to compile a list of them. Invariably, the problems are related to the way that the analog IPs interact with their environment. Planet Analog invites you to join us for an informative series on all the little gotchas (sometimes big ones) that come in
Inovys claims to extend customer yield management capability
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8/30/2005   Post a comment
Inovys introduced FlopPlot WaferView, the latest addition to the FlopPlot suite of software analysis tools for advanced semiconductor devices.
Mentor's Calibre integrated with Cadence's Virtuoso
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8/30/2005   Post a comment
Mentor Graphics' Calibre physical verification and extraction tools have been fully integrated into Cadence Design Systems' Virtuoso design environment.
Aprio adds data viewer to Halo DFM product suite
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8/30/2005   Post a comment
Aprio Technologies has expanded its Halo product suite to include the Halo-View data viewer, which the company said will make Aprio's products more readily accessible to the IC industry.
Networking company to establish design center in Dubai
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8/30/2005   Post a comment
EtherCom said it would establish a design center at Dubai Silicon Oasis, the fledgling technology park based in the United Arab Emirates. EtherCom said it would establish a design center at Dubai Silicon Oasis, the fledgling technology park based in the United Arab Emirates.
Tensilica enhances methodology for 90-nm design flow
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8/29/2005   Post a comment
Tensilica has enhanced its automated configurable processor design methodology to account for common integrated circuit design challenges with 90 nanometer process technology.
Audio DSP line adds performance and features for consumer apps
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8/29/2005   Post a comment
Texas Instruments has beefed-up its Aureus family of audio digital signal processing chips, a move that will enable consumer electronics manufacturers to provide more performance and features for applications requiring multi-channel decoding, including audio/video and DVD receivers and home-theater-in-a-box systems.
Startups team to offer yield enhancement service model
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8/29/2005   Post a comment
Claiming an industry first, Ponte Solutions and Time To Market have introduced a new yield analysis and enhancement service model.
ReShape releases enhanced PD Builder flow automation tool
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8/29/2005   Post a comment
ReShape has released PD Builder 5.2, described by the company as a tool-independent flow automation solution that enables companies to rapidly encapsulate, automate and deploy design flows to better leverage existing engineering and EDA resources.
Startup introduces 'analog virtual prototyping'
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8/29/2005   Post a comment
Promising to bring analog IC layouts into the design cycle early, startup Accelicon Technologies has introduced a technology it calls "analog virtual prototyping."
Zeidman awarded patent for software synthesis technology
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8/29/2005   Post a comment
Zeidman Technologies has been granted a U.S. patent for software synthesis technology specifically related to automatically generating source code for an operating system.
Designing ICs with the 'X' Architecture
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8/29/2005   Post a comment
Authors from Cadence Design Systems show how the diagonal interconnects of the 'X' Architecture impact IC floorplanning, power grid design, placement, routing, and optimization.
CoDeveloper C-to-FPGA tools integrated with Synplicity tools
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8/26/2005   Post a comment
Impulse Accelerated Technologies' CoDeveloper C-to-FPGA tools now integrate with advanced field-programmable gate array (FPGA) synthesis and verification tools from Synplicity.
SoC collaboration network signs agreement with CSIP
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8/26/2005   Post a comment
Design and Reuse, a global collaboration network for sharing system-on-chip design resources, has formed a partnership with China Software and Integrated Circuit Platform.
Open-Silicon, Magma team on ASIC school in India
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8/26/2005   1 comment
Pushed to the brink by a severe shortage of IC design engineers in India, Open-Silicon is teaming up with Magma Design Automation to start an ASIC design school.
KPIT Cummins of India selects Sequence extraction suite
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8/26/2005   Post a comment
India's KPIT Cummins Info Systems Ltd. has chosen Columbus-AMS from Sequence Design Inc. for RLC extraction.
Actel introduces IP core generator for FPGAs
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8/26/2005   Post a comment
Actel has introduced an intellectual property core generator that produces optimized fast Fourier transform cores.
Accellera approves Open Verification Library standard
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8/25/2005   Post a comment
Open Verification Library 1.0 has been approved by EDA standards organization Accellera's board of directors.
WiMAX design exploration library speeds broadband wireless access designs
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8/25/2005   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies announces new bit-error rate analysis tool that helps speed communications product design
Is automotive industry the 'next big wave' for EDA?
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8/25/2005   Post a comment
With IC design EDA revenue growing slowly (if at all), and the electronic content of cars increasing dramatically, EDA companies are looking to generate more revenue from the automotive market.
Court issues ruling in Synopsys-Magma dispute
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8/24/2005   Post a comment
Synopsys and Magma Design Automation each claimed legal victory in a U.S. District Court ruling pertaining to two patents central to the ongoing litigation between the two companies.
Design consultant named president of IEEE Council for EDA
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8/24/2005   Post a comment
Design consultant Al Dnnlop (shown), who was instrumental in the creation of the IEEE Council for EDA earlier this year, has been elected its president.
Open-Silicon joins TSMC's design center alliance
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8/24/2005   Post a comment
Fabless ASIC supplier Open-Silicon Inc. has joined Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.'s design denter alliance program.
Blueprint ESL tool manages on-chip registers
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8/24/2005   Post a comment
Removing yet another dirty job from the list of necessary operations an embedded developer using electronic system level design has to do, Denali's Blueprint automatically generates and manages the on-chip control register assignments.
Ansoft releases version 7 of Q3D Extractor
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8/24/2005   Post a comment
Ansoft released version 7 of its 3D quasi-static electromagnetic parasitic extraction tool, known as Q3D Extractor.
Quarterly revenue, net income up at Wind River
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8/23/2005   Post a comment
Crediting an industry shift toward device software optimization, Wind River Systems reported sequential and year-over-year gains in net income and total revenue for its fiscal second quarter.
Advanced Switching Interconnect Tools Soon Available
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8/23/2005   Post a comment
StarGen announced details of its AXSys ASI Software Suite, a highly integrated family of application software and development tools for Advanced Switching Interconnect fabric networks.
Mentor and China Science Academy to Build Design Lab
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8/23/2005   Post a comment
Mentor Graphics Corporation announced today a partnership with the Electronic Design Automation Center at China Academy of Science (EDA Center-CAS) in Beijing to build a joint laboratory of system design.
Mentor to partner with Chinese research institute
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8/23/2005   Post a comment
Mentor Graphics has partnered with the Electronic Design Automation Center at China Academy of Science in Beijing to build a joint laboratory of system design.
Development kit demonstrates viability of PCIe switch
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8/23/2005   Post a comment
A hardware/software development kit for Integrated Device Technology Inc.’s 3-port, 24-lane Precise PCI Express (PCIe) switching solution is now available and will be used to demonstrate the company’s device at the Intel Developer Forum here this week.
Zoran to showcase new digital TV reference design
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8/22/2005   Post a comment
Zoran announced it would demonstrate a complete hardware and software solution for building an integrated digital television aimed at the U.S. market.
Agilent introduces WiMAX design exploration library
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8/22/2005   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies introduced a WiMAX design exploration library for use with the company’s advanced design system EDA software.
China Semiconductor Industry Association to model IP standards on VSIA
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8/22/2005   Post a comment
The VSI Alliance and the China Semiconductor Industry Association have signed an agreement allowing CSIA to base its semiconductor intellectual property standards on the VSIA standards.
Ambric names new VP of software
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8/22/2005   Post a comment
Fabless semiconductor Ambric named Jothy Rosenberg vice president of software, responsible for development tools and applications.
Cadence ties packaging and power analysis
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8/22/2005   Post a comment
Helping designers account for packaging effects as they analyze power delivery, Cadence Design Systems this week has linked its package signal integrity tool to its IR drop analysis tool.
Easing verification challenges for IP reuse
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8/22/2005   Post a comment
Intellectual property (IP) reuse often triggers a massive verification challenge, says consultant Brian Bailey. He provides suggestions to help you minimize the need to re-verify IP blocks.
Starter kit validates ProASIC3/E FPGA programmability
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8/19/2005   Post a comment
Actel Corp. is sampling its 250-K gate A3P250 field-programmable gate array (FPGA) for $1.50 in volume quantities. To help designers implement the part into their designs, Actel is also offering a ProASIC3 starter kit in two versions— one for prototyping, another for evaluation.
Power reduction tool provider names former Cadence exec VP of marketing
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8/18/2005   Post a comment
William Ruby has been named vice president of marketing for IC power reduction tool provider Golden Gate Technology Inc.
Ansoft revenue, earnings down quarter-to-quarter
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8/18/2005   Post a comment
Ansoft Corp. reported fiscal 2006 first quarter net income of $1.2 million on quarterly revenue of $14.8 million.
Agilent EEsof completes Eagleware-Elanix acquisition
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8/18/2005   Post a comment
Neil Martin (shown) of Agilent Technologies's EEsof EDA division says the acquisition of Eagleware-Elanix represents a strategic change for the leading supplier of RF EDA tools.
DFT startup Teseda names new CEO
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8/18/2005   Post a comment
Former LogicVision and Mentor Graphics executive Armagan Akar (shown), a 25-year industry veteran, has been named CEO of design-for-test startup Teseda.
Synopsys cites third quarter improvements
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8/17/2005   Post a comment
Synopsys is still showing a year-to-year revenue decline in the wake of a license model shift, but is now coming to the end of that process, says Aart de Geus, Synopsys chairman and CEO (shown).
Data-centric software design speeds telematics development
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8/17/2005   Post a comment
Technique enables telematics developers to speed development by taking a higher-level view of their applications’ data management functionality.
DASYLab data-acq software gets more support
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8/17/2005   Post a comment
Data acquisition vendor Measurement Computing Corp. will now be reselling the popular DASYLab graphical programming data-acq software. For those of you not familiar with it, DASYLab lets you design complex data acquisition applications using a GUI.
Voice quality gets clearer for Bluetooth headsets
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8/17/2005   Post a comment
Clear Voice Capture Technology (CVC) is now available in the latest release of CSR's BlueLab development systems for designing Bluetooth headsets and hands free kits.
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