Now that we have processors on FPGAs a more robust debug environment is a good idea. I would expect the FPGA guys to start putting in hardened functions for doing this. Hopefully they can be somewhat standard (maybe starting with the ARM debug set) and not end up all different implementations.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.