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Can Semi IP Be Designed for Resiliency?

May 6, 2016 - By John Blyler

Security and cyber-attack recovery are driving renewed interest in the design of resilient systems. Continue reading

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Semi-IP News for Apr 2016

April 27, 2016 - By John Blyler

EDA earnings; Tesla vs. Edison; emulation; IP fingerprinting; embedding Agile; machine learning; back-doors; FPGA video; VR on PC; collaborative spectrum Continue reading

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Early IOT Predictor Adds Humans to the Swarm

April 20, 2016 - By John Blyler

Berkeley’s Dr. Rabaey predicted IOT back in 2008. At the IEEE IMS May 2016 event, he’ll propose an open, scalable human Intranet to deal with the legacy issues. Continue reading

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DVCon Keynote: Future of Verification lies in Portable Test Benches

March 29, 2016 - By John Blyler

For Mentor’s CEO Rhines, the future of IP and chip design is verification engine abstraction as highlighted by Accellera’s reusable test bench pre-standard. Continue reading

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Semi-IP News – Mar 2015

March 17, 2016 - By John Blyler

IPXact leveraging Python; Warren’s take on Alizem; UVM and FPGA’s; portable stimulus; open-source semis; IP growth; storage and voice benchmarks; encryption humor Continue reading

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Verifying Virtual Prototypes Key to IOT Success

February 22, 2016 - By John Blyler

Yatin Trivedi, DVCon Chair, talks about Internet-of-Things verification issues and differences between standard specifications and implementations efforts. By John Blyler, Editorial Director As the general chair of the upcoming semiconductor chip design and verification conference (DVCon), Yatin Trivedi discusses the … Continue reading

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Semiconductor Technology Enables Mobile Spectrographic Imagers

February 9, 2016 - By John Blyler

Start-up SCiO prototypes a pocket-sized molecular scanner based on spectral imaging that tells you everything about your food. Continue reading

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Managing Complex Hardware-Software Systems – Online Course

January 27, 2016 - By John Blyler

Engineering differs from project management especially in the age of hardware-software systems. Learn how with plenty of examples in the online credited course. Continue reading

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The Dangers of Code Cut-Paste Techniques

January 14, 2016 - By John Blyler

A common coding practice can lead to product efficiency but also software maintenance nightmares and technical debt. Continue reading

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Scottish Firm Moves Beyond EDA to Embedded

January 11, 2016 - By John Blyler

Criticalblue’s CEO David Stewart reveals how software driven hardware performance optimization moved them beyond the chip design world. Continue reading

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