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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.

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.

Q&A: Using FPGA Prototypes for Software Development

Feb 24, 2016 - Technology Editor Bill Wong talks with Tom De Schutter, Director of Product Marketing and Physical Prototyping for Synopsys, about using FPGA-based prototypes for software development.

Architecturally Optimizing Memory Bandwidth

Mar 27, 2015 - Optimizing from an architectural perspective is the best bet due to impacts on system performance and power.

Automotive System Design Challenges

Jan 29, 2015 - As the automotive OEM pulls design and subsystem integration in-house, EDA may have an important role to play given its strengths in simulation and modeling technologies and the ...

Blurring The Lines On Prototyping

Apr 23, 2015 - More granular approaches emerge for when to use physical and virtual prototyping, and frequently both.

Bridging Hardware And Software

Apr 28, 2016 - The barriers between hardware and software design and verification are breaking down with more intricately integrated systems, bringing together different disciplines and tools. But ...

Capturing Performance

May 14, 2015 - Examples of architectural strategies for getting the best performance out of a power budget.