Breaking News
Blog

Top 10 Reasons Why Hardware Emulation Is Must-Have Tool for Chip Design

NO RATINGS
View Comments: Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
rdgreen
User Rank
Rookie
FPGA prototyping - mine is bigger than yours. :-)
rdgreen   9/8/2014 2:55:02 PM
NO RATINGS
Great article, Lauro. But I wouldn't discount FPGA prototyping systems just yet. S2C, Inc. makes a prototyping solution built upon the latest generation of Xilinx FPGAs. A single-board system can accomodate up to 80 million gates, with multi-board configurations capable of gate counts over half a billion. It's also faster than emulation, is easier to debug than you think, and costs a fraction of those big emulators. S2C gives the big boys a run for their money - and takes less of yours while doing it.

August Cartoon Caption Winner!
August Cartoon Caption Winner!
"All the King's horses and all the KIng's men gave up on Humpty, so they handed the problem off to Engineering."
5 comments
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed
Flash Poll
Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST
David Patterson, known for his pioneering research that led to RAID, clusters and more, is part of a team at UC Berkeley that recently made its RISC-V processor architecture an open source hardware offering. We talk with Patterson and one of his colleagues behind the effort about the opportunities they see, what new kinds of designs they hope to enable and what it means for today’s commercial processor giants such as Intel, ARM and Imagination Technologies.