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Are Semiconductor Fabs and EDA-IP Ready for FD-SOI?

May 23, 2014 - By John Blyler

Recent announcements by the semiconductor foundry and chip design tool industries confirm the growing viability of Silicon-on-Insulator technology. Continue reading

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List up for DAC “IP Talks”

May 16, 2014 - By John Blyler

The Chipestimate.com DAC “IP Talks” speaker list is now life. Speakers from the entire EDA-IP ecosystem have 30 minutes to talk about trends and technologies. Continue reading

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Nanix and Transmeta? Ghosts from Wearables Past

May 9, 2014 - By John Blyler

The charmed life(cycle) of wearable technology will expand the market for both hardware and software IP. Continue reading

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mmWave Technology Moves beyond Airport Scanners

April 25, 2014 - By John Blyler

Imec’s millimeter-wave technology promises new application in motion sensing. Continue reading

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How Will the Next 50 Billion Devices Shape Our Future?

April 22, 2014 - By John Blyler

IoT sensors breed a new future as technology fades into the background. Old industries are reformed, new applications light up and take flight while data stalls. Tomorrow begins today! Continue reading

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Will Stage 4 Mark the End of Semiconductor EDA Consolidation?

April 4, 2014 - By John Blyler

Everyone talks about the increasing consolidation of the EDA tools market, but few provide quantified data for accurate predictions. Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons Why Semiconductor IP Fails

March 28, 2014 - By John Blyler

Companies fail to reuse their internal IP for reasons well-known to the software and systems engineering domains. Continue reading

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Gamification of Electronic PCB Design

March 21, 2014 - By John Blyler

Routing today’s complex printed circuit boards is a lot like playing a game. Maybe board developers can take a lesson from SETI. Continue reading

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Daimler’s Challenge with Simulation

March 14, 2014 - By John Blyler

Automotive giant Daimler wrestles with the best way to incorporate hardware-software verification and integration tools in future designs. Continue reading

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Verification Perceptions

March 11, 2014 - By John Blyler

A panel on the SoC verification gap leads to ongoing discussions about the pain threshold and maturing attitudes toward emerging standards and inefficiencies. Continue reading

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