"Arrgghh," said I…
Engineering Pop Culture! 10/31/2012 18 comments
In which we discover yet another way in which Hurricane Sandy can mess up your day…
EDA/IP weekly roundup – October 31st
News & Analysis 10/31/2012 Post a comment
ARM, Cadence, Cortus, DcD, DisplaySearch, Elliptic, eSilicon, Forte, Imperas, Jasper, LDRA, Mentor, Proton, Space, Synopsys, Uniquify, Xilinx and XYALIS made the lineup today. See here for their news
Prototyping your way to shorter design cycles
Engineering Investigations 10/30/2012 Post a comment
This articles contains two case studies where design teams on different continents were able to reduce their design cycle time. In both of these examples, the design teams used virtual prototyping and accurate models...
NEMS eyed for CMOS power gating
Blog 10/25/2012 Post a comment
The steady rise in leakage power over the last decade has made low-power design an exceedingly difficult problem mainly because attempts to control leakage power tend to negatively impact performance and switching energy...
EDA/IP weekly roundup – October 24th
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Breker, Cadence, IAR, Mentor, Moortec, Renasas, Sonics, STMicroelectronics, Synopsys, Tanner, UMC, Uniquify and Xilinx made the lineup today. See here for their news…
Personal supercomputer for only $100!
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 10/24/2012 20 comments
For only $100, the Parallella is a personal supercomputer based on a Zynq All Programmable SoC from Xilinx and an Epiphany multi-core processor from Adapteva.
Small Cells – How fast and how many?
Design How-To 10/22/2012 Post a comment
There is no doubt that both distributed base station architectures and small cells will be deployed and coexist in increasing network capacity, be they based on FPGAs, ASSPs, or ASICs.
A finer body of men…
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 10/19/2012 8 comments
Well, things are certainly bouncing along merrily here in the pleasure dome (my office). In fact, I just took place in a jolly interesting email exchange…
Auto apps accelerated by triple-play graphics cores
Design How-To 10/19/2012 2 comments
The instrument panel in an automobile provides a critical interface between the driver and the vehicle. There are advantages that result from using three specialized graphics engines to implement a modern instrument panel in the form of an electronic display.
Altium, what have you done?
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 10/17/2012 46 comments
I was completely blown away when I heard the news that CEO and founder Nick Martin has been squeezed out.
EDA/IP Weekly Roundup – October 17th
Blog 10/17/2012 Post a comment
ATopTech, Kilopass, ARM, Cypress, element14, Arteris, Sonics, Sidense, CEVA, Phil Kaufman, TSMC, Mentor, Cadence, Synopsys, Springsoft, MunEDA, Analog Bits and Berkeley made the lineup today. See here for their news…
Mega-cool audio reality costume
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 10/16/2012 2 comments
The people at Think Geek keep on coming up with things I never knew I wanted (until I see them) and that I cannot afford, like...
McNamara comes clean on Adapt IP
Blog 10/16/2012 1 comment
The EDA gossip rag recently found out that Michael McNamara had left Cadence and published a bunch of rumors about him and his new company. Read here for the facts…
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