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posted in April 2012

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Power 108: Powering forward
4/30/2012   Post a comment
In this blog, we take a look at where people think power will be in three years and ten years time. What do you think?
Google drive: I wish I could drive them out of town!
Engineering Pop Culture!  
4/26/2012   21 comments
Google continues to make unreasonable claims with content on the Internet. Once the heroes of the Internet, they have turned into the “evil empire”…
Emulation market growing. Mentor ups the ante.
Product News  
4/25/2012   Post a comment
The emulation market is growing and Mentor wants a bigger piece of the pie. It hopes the new Crystal2 chip will do just that along with VirtuaLAB…
Power 107: Power Delivery Networks
4/25/2012   1 comment
Optimizing power in a chip is one thing, but you still have to get power to where power is needed and that is the difficult job of the power delivery network…
Second generation for FPGA software
Product News  
4/25/2012   7 comments
Today, Xilinx is launching their Vivado Design Suite, heralding the second generation of tools for programmable systems…
EDA/IP Weekly Roundup – Apr 25th
4/25/2012   Post a comment
Symtavision, I love DAC, Mentor, ResearchandMarkets, Renesas, Si2, IPextreme and Synopsys made the lineup today. See here for their news…
Algotochip – part tools, part service
4/24/2012   4 comments
Algotochip is a startup that has been around since 2009 and is a tool developer and service company, but they have no plans to sell their tools…
Comment: re: Adobe Photoshop CS6 - 4/23/2012
Power related papers – DVCon 2012
4/23/2012   Post a comment
There were several papers presented at DVCon this year that had to do with power. This contains a synopsis of each and download links…
Adobe Photoshop CS6
The Engineering Life - Around the Web  
4/23/2012   6 comments
I got a preview of the latest version of Photoshop the other day and I have to say I am impressed, but this blog will be controversial...
Power 106: Verification
4/23/2012   Post a comment
Power adds another layer of complexity which has to be verified and requires additional tool support...
Power 105: Estimation
4/20/2012   Post a comment
How accurate can power estimation be? Well that depends on a number of things and not all tasks require the same level of accuracy…
Survey: Project Planning in Hardware and Embedded Systems Development
Social Mania  
4/19/2012   Post a comment
You are being asked to help in a survey about project planning in hardware and embedded systems…
Pre-DAC – EDAC Event – Emerging Companies
Social Mania  
4/19/2012   Post a comment
Do you want to learn how to navigate through the stages of a startup company and the changing business climate? This may be the event for you…
EDA/IP Weekly Roundup – Apr 18th
4/18/2012   Post a comment
iSuppli, RF Monolithics, CEVA, Mentor, ARM, IROC, Atrenta and Mathworks made the lineup today. See here for their news…
SpringSoft is one step closer to analog automation
Product News  
4/17/2012   Post a comment
Analog synthesis has always been a dream and the need is growing due to the increased importance of analog in modern SoCs. SpringSoft is making headway…
ARM POPs for better designs
Product News  
4/16/2012   Post a comment
ARM extends their Processor Optimization Packs to help customers get better design solutions with lower levels of risk…
Power 104: Reducing power consumption
4/16/2012   1 comment
Power reduction is necessary in both the dynamic and static areas. While improvements in the fabrication processes can have a large impact…
SoC low-power verification requires a full-chip solution
4/13/2012   Post a comment
A much better approach is to use the embedded processors in simulation to exercise all the Power Shut Off modes of the SoC…
Power 103 - Power Consumption
4/11/2012   Post a comment
Power consumption is due to several components including dynamic and static power. This episode provide a brief explanation of the various types of power…
EDA/IP Weekly Roundup – Apr 11th
4/11/2012   Post a comment
intoPIX, EDAC, Coventor, SEMATECH, Cadence, SMIC, Gartner,, Oasys and Breker made the lineup today. See here for their news…
Opinion: Power is everyone’s business
4/10/2012   Post a comment
Results were presented at the forecast panel and, to no one’s surprise, they unanimously picked power as the biggest concern of EDA users…
Power 102: Power in the flow
4/9/2012   Post a comment
Where in the flow can you save the most power? That depends upon who you talk to...
What were they thinking: Frighteningly powerful
Engineering Pop Culture!  
4/6/2012   3 comments
How are Frankenstein and power related? An interesting course of events…
Opinion: Challenges and techniques to meet power budget in complex systems
4/5/2012   1 comment
Power reduction methods are well known but the problem is how to optimize the use of this set of techniques to reach the power budget and device specifications…
Memoir announces memory generators for dual and 2 port memories
Product News  
4/4/2012   Post a comment
Memoir Systems has announced its first commercial product family: Renaissance™ 2X…
EDA/IP Weekly Roundup – Apr 4th
4/4/2012   Post a comment
Dialog, TSMC, Open-Silicon, Analog Bits, Gartner, ABI, Synopsys, Analog Devices, Kilopass, CEVA, OCP-IP, NXP and MarketsandMarkets made the lineup today. See here for their news…
Power 101 – Power consumption
4/2/2012   5 comments
What consumes the most power? In this first editorial in the power series, several people weigh in with their opinions…

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