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The Various Faces of IP Modeling

Jan 23, 2015 - Given their complexity, the vast majority of today’s SoC designs contain a high number of third party IP components. These can be developed outside the company or by another division...

ASIC Prototypes Take the Express Lane for Faster System Validation

Feb 12, 2015 - Demand for earlier availability of ASIC prototypes during a SoC design project is increasing because of the effort and cost to develop software drivers, firmware, and applications. ...

Rapid Prototyping is an Enduring Methodology

Sep 24, 2015 - Today the majority of designs are developed using software tools, but rapid prototyping is still a method used in a significant portion of designs.

Virtual Prototyping – The Future’s So Bright

May 19, 2015 - Virtual prototyping has been making its appearance in the embedded software arena since the late 1990s, steadily gaining acceptance as a valuable software development target.

EV Design Raises the Bar for Electric System Design Tools

Jun 15, 2014 - Designing electrical systems for electric vehicle platforms is much more complicated than designing electrical systems for internal combustion engine (ICE) platforms. To meet the new...

Avoiding the Sin of Respin: Q&A with Johannes Stahl of Synopsys

Oct 2, 2015 - No one wants to learn about software performance issues when it’s too late.

Emulation: 3B Gates, 3MHZ

Mar 19, 2014 - Synopsys announces the next generation of the EVE platform, ZeBu 3.

Hybrid Emulation Accelerates Architecture Optimization, Software Development,...

Apr 30, 2014 - Hybrid emulation enables cycle-accurate models to be run on a high-performance emulator as part of a virtual prototype for architecture optimization and early software development.

Multi-Billion-Cycle Tests Require Comprehensive Debug

Feb 20, 2014 - Semiconductor design is largely driven by the relentless pace of new product introductions balanced against the fear of avoiding the dreaded mask re-spin.

Transaction-Based Emulation Helps Tame SoC Verification

Sep 3, 2014 - Semiconductor design is largely driven by the relentless pace of new product introductions balanced against the fear of avoiding the dreaded mask re-spin.