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Automotive Designers Question IP Model Access and Security

January 30, 2014 - By John Blyler

A quick curation of past interviews highlights model creation, open system IP, reproducible designs, and iTunes EDA and security approaches from industry experts. Continue reading

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Target Breach Highlights IP Indifference

January 23, 2014 - By John Blyler

The good news is that large amounts of IP go into the design of smart-card chips and RFID tags. The bad news is that the general public isn’t really interested. Continue reading

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Top 22 Blogs on Chipestimate.com “IP Insider”

December 20, 2013 - By John Blyler

While admittedly long, this list captures the diversity of our coverage – from IP trends to the Rule of Nine, lost innocence, Indy racing, sci-fi, and the Acorn. Continue reading

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Imagination Tech on IP, Verticalization, and Real Products

December 12, 2013 - By John Blyler

Tony King-Smith talks about a holistic end-user approach to IP development; verticalization by non-Tier-1 companies; and creating actual consumer products. Continue reading

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High-Tech Travel Log: IEF and Imec

November 22, 2013 - By John Blyler

Time for another ChipEstimate.TV “Travel Log.” This time, I cover highlights from the International Electronics (Dublin) Forum and the Imec Technology Forum. Continue reading

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Synaptic Transistors Should Improve Brain Models

November 8, 2013 - By John Blyler

Creating a working synaptic-transistor device should help with the modeling of neurons in the Human Brain Project. But would the IP be open to all? Continue reading

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IoT, Graphic Software Development, and Kegs

October 31, 2013 - By John Blyler

Here are a few quick bits from my experiences at the ARM Developer Summit (@ARMDevSummit), part of the ARM TechCon. I will write about each in greater detail later on. Continue reading

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Rumors Hint at New DSP-based IP Subsystem?

October 25, 2013 - By John Blyler

Two rumors about Qualcomm, Arteris, and DSP architectures lead to tantalizing speculation about a new type of DSP-based IP subsystem. Continue reading

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6052, Acorn, ARM, and the IoT

October 23, 2013 - By John Blyler

Remember the 6502 processor? How about the Acorn’s BBC Micro? Well, surely you’ve heard of ARM and the Internet-of-Things? Here’s how they are related. Continue reading

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Device Complexity Drives Diverse Semiconductor-IP Growth

October 11, 2013 - By John Blyler

Two distinct IP functional groups vie for strong growth in the future. Which one will win? Continue reading

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