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Automotive still a solid opportunity for EDA, says Mentor exec

4/8/2010 06:00 PM EDT
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re: Automotive still a solid opportunity for EDA, says Mentor exec
garydpdx   4/8/2010 7:58:52 PM
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The expansion of EDA into other spaces is still primarily centered on electronics. But the perspective is different, where it was once just circuits for circuits' sake. Now, it's context-driven for embedded, wireless, automotive, avionics, etc. EDA is looking to get a systems perspective not only in the electronics (e.g., ESL) but also for the system product where automation is more limited (e.g., the thrust for board-level simulation in the 90's, which stalled due to lack of models; maybe a second hurrah will stick?).

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