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posted in December 2011

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ESL, down under style
News & Analysis  
12/26/2011   2 comments
I love it when I discover new EDA companies, especially those in the ESL field. Introducing VWorks…
Media struggles. 2012 will be key
Blog  
12/23/2011   1 comment
How long have you been a reader of EDA Designline? Get involved if you don’t want to see it disappear, which is a real possibility…
EDA/IP Weekly Roundup – Dec 21st
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12/21/2011   Post a comment
Calypto, AcconSys and Mentor made the lineup today. See here for their news…
Prototypes: Let’s get physical
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12/20/2011   Post a comment
Most prototypes today fall into the physical category and in this article we take a peek at those, and the functions they are used for…
OCP-IP Outstanding Contributor of the Year Award for 2011
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12/19/2011   Post a comment
OCP-IP recognizes Gabriele Zarri of Cadence for his leadership, commitment and contributions to OCP-IP’s Functional Verification Working Group…
Travel Nightmares: short stories
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12/19/2011   Post a comment
Some short stories on travel mishaps as told by Tim W. I am sure you have some stories to tell as well…
What were they thinking: Patenting the obvious?
Blog  
12/16/2011   15 comments
Silly patents are all around us, but this one is amazing. Not because of what it is but the fact that it was granted…
Upcoming Conferences: calls and more - 15 Dec
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12/15/2011   Post a comment
Conference related information, calls for papers, contributions and participation are all found here…
CAST introduced UDP hardware IP block
Product News  
12/15/2011   2 comments
UDP is a protocol used for video and audio streaming. CAST has released a hardware IP implementation of this for ASIC and FPGA
Still time to get involved with DAC
Blog  
12/15/2011   Post a comment
The Design Automation Conference is a pretty significant event for the EDA industry and if you haven’t got your name on the program yet, there are still a few opportunities…
EDA/IP Weekly Roundup – Dec 14th
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12/14/2011   Post a comment
eSilicon, Synopsys, Mentor, Duolog, Arasan and Renesas made the lineup today. See here for their news…
Travel Nightmares: Kick start needed
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12/12/2011   Post a comment
David Ashton talks about some hands on engineering necessary to get a plane in the skies. Have you ever had any similar experiences…
What were they thinking: gift exchange?
The Engineering Life - Around the Web  
12/9/2011   6 comments
What do you do with all of those unwanted gifts, well this patent has the answer, except that Amazon so far has chosen not to implement it…
Upcoming Conferences: calls and more - 8 Dec
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12/8/2011   Post a comment
Conference related information, calls for papers, contributions and participation are all found here…
Prototypes: Pre-RTL or Virtual prototypes
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12/7/2011   Post a comment
While other articles in this series have been general, this articles drills down in to the world of virtual prototypes…
EDA/IP Weekly Roundup – Dec 7th
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12/7/2011   Post a comment
EMA, Elliptic, Magma, Springsoft, MagnaChip and D&R made the lineup today. See here for their news…
Amr Mohsen stirs up more controversy
Engineering Pop Culture!  
12/6/2011   2 comments
Amr Mohsen was a leader in our industry and a founder in both Actel and Aptix. But what about his management methods? That seems to make for some interesting tales…
Accellera + OSCI = what exactly?
Engineering Pop Culture!  
12/6/2011   Post a comment
What does the merger between OSCI and Accellera really mean and how will it affect people who use the standards and work in their creation...
IPextreme introduces IP management tool
Product News  
12/6/2011   Post a comment
IPextreme goes from IP provider to tool vendor by packaging their experience in managing and distributing IP…
Travel Nightmares – stuck because of 9/11
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12/5/2011   Post a comment
Brian Bailey was on the road when 9/11 happened and got stuck in Stockholm. Further problems were caused by non-functioning lavatories…
Comment: re: Quality and expectations - 12/4/2011
Comment: re: Quality and expectations - 12/3/2011
What were they thinking: Baby butt painting
The Engineering Life - Around the Web  
12/2/2011   2 comments
Instead of sending pictures of your new born this holiday season, why not send something more personal, like a butt painting…
Comment: re: Quality and expectations - 12/2/2011
Quality and expectations
Engineering Pop Culture!  
12/1/2011   15 comments
How much quality should we expect in products and what can we do when they don’t live up to our expectations? Car troubles get me thinking…


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