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    This article introduces hybrid emulation, a combination of emulation and virtual prototypes, and its application to tasks such as architecture validation, early software development and software-driven verification.

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    Article The future of thermal simulation for electronics products

    Complexity and the increasing use of thermal analysis software by non-expert designers demands new approaches for chip and PCB implementations.

  2. Article Zeroing in on the problems of fast board-level interconnect
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    Article Using Ethernet in automotive networks

    Will Ethernet become the dominant interconnect for automotive applications? A look at the market trends and standards, and how to use Ethernet IP and virtual-prototyping solutions in automotive applications.

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    Article The evolution of software debug using hardware emulators

    We look at how best to leverage both software debug tools and emulators, the limitations to traditional techniques, and the drive toward offline debug.

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