But doesn't the sheer size and time required to establish a good tool ecosystem prevent others to join in the viable system solutions.
I wish other well, but see their chances very grim to raise to the level require to present any challenge.
that is very true @reneCardenas...which is probably why we have Xilinx-Altera duo-poly...Atmel has a small niche and others like Tabula are trying but chances are small that they will join the big 2 because of teh sheer size of the investment required
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