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posted in September 2001
Valiosys links with TNI to 'lead' design and verification
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9/27/2001   Post a comment
Continuing consolidation in the French EDA industry has created what is claimed to be one of the world's leading design and verification players.
Imagination software tools buy boost for Metagence spinoff
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9/26/2001   Post a comment
Imagination Technologies has bought a UK software tools operation from games developer Sega Technologies to help build the software tools for Imagination's Metagence digital signal processor spinoff.
Silicon Wave plans to use ARM7 core in Bluetooth chips
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9/19/2001   Post a comment
SAN DIEGO -- Silicon Wave Inc. here today announced it has licensed the 32-bit ARM7 TDMI processor core from U.K.-based ARM Ltd. to create new Bluetooth baseband ICs for cellular phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), mobile computers and other wireless products.
EDA suppliers regroup in wake of violence
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9/17/2001   Post a comment
After making sure all of their employees were accounted for in the wake of the national tragedy, the EDA industry's three largest companies are trying to resume business in anything but usual times.
Emulation verifies multiple network interfaces
Design How-To  
9/14/2001   Post a comment
As technology advances in deep-submicron designs, the verification process becomes a much more crucial component in the design flow.
Codesign, co-verification applied to DSP core
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9/14/2001   Post a comment
It was almost two years ago when four of us started FreeHand Communication, a semiconductor intellectual property (IP) company.
TransEDA aims for consolidation
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9/14/2001   Post a comment
TransEDA, the EDA verification company listed on the Alternative Investment Market, is set to continue its role in consolidation of the market segment, according to its CEO.
IP models support codesign efforts
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9/13/2001   Post a comment
he mission of the CoDesign Methodology for System and Architecture (CMSA) team at STMicroelectronics is to provide system-level design support to several divisions for video, set-top-box and wireless applications.
Complexity alters verification strategy
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9/13/2001   Post a comment
The development process for a system as complex as NEC's next-generation Disk Array Subsystem required a verification method different from traditional practices.
End-user needs drive product design
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9/13/2001   Post a comment
The techniques of hardware/software co-design are simply not the end user's problem.
Soft design for cryptographic engine
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9/13/2001   Post a comment
Driver software for coprocessors is often developed concurrently with the hardware and needs to be validated long before silicon and evaluation platforms are available.
System specs key to SoC success
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9/13/2001   Post a comment
A major cause of failure in the design of silicon systems is incorrect or ambiguous specification. It is necessary to capture system specifications in an executable, unambiguous format in order to achieve agreement early on in a concurrent hardware/software design process between customer/provider and the various design teams.
ARM, MathWorks combine tools to expand RISC cores in automotive systems
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9/13/2001   Post a comment
AACHEN, Germany -- U.K-based ARM Ltd. today announced a collaborative project with the German subsidiary of The MathWorks Inc. in Aachen to jointly create a new software design environment for automotive systems using embedded RISC processor cores.
Agilent offering supports front-to-back RF IC design
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9/10/2001   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies claims its latest Advanced Design System, the ADS 2001, supports front-to-back RF IC design and offers improvements in simulation capacity and ease of use
Silicon Perspective join X Initiative push for 45° routing
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9/10/2001   Post a comment
US-based design automation firm Silicon Perspective has joined the X Initiative, becoming its first member in the chip-design tools business outside founder Simplex Solutions.
Keithley, Celestry collaborate in chip characterization, modeling tools
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9/5/2001   Post a comment
CLEVELAND--Keithley Instruments Inc. here announced an alliance with Celestry Design Technologies of San Jose Inc. to support each other's products for semiconductor characterization and modeling.


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