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Category Archives: IP Subsystem

July 21, 2016 - By Ramsay Allen
17th June 2016 Thermal Issues Associated with Modern SoCs – How Hot is Hot? In this, the third instalment of the “Let’s Talk PVT Monitoring” series Moortec CTO, Oliver King talks about the thermal issues associated with modern SoCs and … Continue reading »
January 14, 2015 - By John Blyler
The recent IEEE technical conference provided a detailed look at research into leading semiconductor and nanotechnology devices across many domains. Continue reading »
February 21, 2014 - By John Blyler
As the EDA world shifts gears toward software-driven SoC design, the US Supreme Court is deciding if software is even a patentable process or entity. Continue reading »
December 23, 2011 - By John Blyler
What lies ahead for the world of semiconductor EDA tools and IP? Will the ghosts of past predictions come to pass? Or Will the future be cloaked in purple? Continue reading »
August 12, 2011 - By John Blyler
Semiconductor IP reuse combined with IP subsystems seems to have replaced electronic system-level design tools as the preferred way to achieve the next higher-level of SoC abstraction. Continue reading »
May 24, 2011 - By John Blyler
Traditional responses to increased SoC complexity, such as greater aggregation, tighter integration and more comprehensive verification, now face new inflections in the changing world of semiconductor IP development. Such challenges present fresh opportunities to both engineers and the bloggers who cover them. Continue reading »
May 20, 2011 - By John Blyler
Semiconductor Intellectual Property (IP) is undergoing a transformation similar to that faced by the System-on-Chip (SoC) industry of the last several decades. As before, increased complexity and shorter development times have lead to system aggregation and deeper integration across all affected domains, disciplines and implementation strategies. The “IP Insider” blog will investigate the technical challenges taking place in the evolving world of IP development. Continue reading »

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John Blyler writes the “IP Insider” blog at Chipestimate.com. He covers today’s latest high-tech, R&D and even science fiction in blogs, magazine articles, books and videos. He is an experienced physicist, engineer, journalist, author and professor who continues to speak at major conferences and before the camera on . John is the Vice President, Chief Content Office for Extensionmedia, which includes the brands Chip Design, Solid State Technology, Embedded Intel and others. He holds a BS in Engineering Physics and a MSEE. John plays the piano and holds a black belt in TKD.