Arbitrary waveform generators produce high sample rate, resolution Product News 5/26/2010 1 comment LeCroy Corp. recently launched the ArbStudio series of arbitrary waveform generators (AWG) capable of generating signals up to 125 MHz with high sample rate, long memory and high resolution, as well as a variety of operating modes, modulation capabilities and a digital pattern generator.
Debugging SuperSpeed USB software using virtual prototypes Design How-To 5/21/2010 Post a comment This white paper describes how virtual prototype use models for hardware/software verification and the integration of the LeCroy analyzer software into Synopsys' DesignWare SuperSpeed USB verification environments help solve SuperSpeed USB IP development challenges.
Update: FormFactor's CEO, CFO step down News & Analysis 5/20/2010 Post a comment Wafer probe card maker FormFactor announced that both its chief executive and chief financial officer have stepped down, effective immediately. The company did not specify the reasons given for their resignations.
Apache unveils ESD physical integrity tool Product News 5/10/2010 Post a comment Apache Design Solutions Inc. (San Jose, Calif.) has introduced what it claims is the industry’s first electro-static discharge (ESD) integrity solution targeted to address the increasing reliability challenges faced by nanometer designs.
Startup rolls automatic assertion synthesis tool Product News 5/6/2010 Post a comment Santa Clara-based EDA startup NextOp Software Inc. is bridging two worlds, design and verification teams, with the introduction of what it claims is the first assertion-based verification solution to automatically generate high quality assertions and functional coverage properties from testbench and RTL.