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Five Vital Steps to a Robust Testbench with VC Verification IP and UVM

This white paper explains how to start performing constrained random verification quickly and easily using Universal Verification Methodology (UVM) based VC verification IP (VIP). A few benefits of...

VC VIP: A New Generation of Verification IP

The role of verification intellectual property (VIP) has become increasingly important over recent years as a vital component in achieving SoC verification productivity and is now fully established...

Enabling Synchronized Hardware Software Debug with Verdi³

Verdi³™ HW SW Debug is an instruction-accurate embedded processor debug solution that offers fully synchronized views between hardware, as RTL or gate-level design models, and software, as C or ...

Transaction Debug with Verdi

SoC design is complex. It involves both software and hardware design that calls for a higher level of abstraction to ensure accurate verification. Transaction-level verification and debug offers ...

Is Your Automotive Software Robust Enough for Hardware Faults? Part 1: Fault ...

In this whitepaper we describe how virtual prototyping is expanding its reach to improve development of safety critical systems and deal with the single most complex aspect of automotive systems: ...

Understanding the Real Cost of Prototyping Hardware

This white paper provides an in depth look at significant factors to consider when choosing to develop or purchase prototyping hardware. Costs, development time, and effort are considered in detail...

Demystifying the HDCP2.2 Authentication Process

This paper explains HDCP2.2 which is the latest generation content protection protocol. Our primary focus here is to explain how the authentication process on HDCP2.2, the various steps that are ...

Digital Audio Simplified: MIPI SoundWire

MIPI Alliance has come up with a new protocol standard for sound interface called SoundWire. SoundWire is a robust, scalable, low complexity, low power, low latency, two-pin (clock and data) ...

Busting the 3 Big Common Myths About Physical Prototyping

This white paper discusses several common misperceptions about physical prototyping with FPGAs and their inherit limitations have largely been eliminated by the capacity, automation, and ...

Addressing IP Integration & Software Development Challenges to Accelerate SoC...

This white paper will explore the issues facing SoC designers as they address SoC complexity and time-to-market challenges. It will discuss the use of third-party IP while noting that high-quality ...