Tech Design Forum Briefing


Briefing Authors

Paul Dempsey

Paul Dempsey Paul Dempsey has been a technology journalist for 20 years. His work has also appeared in EETimes, Red Herring and specialist journals published by the Financial Times.

Luke Collins

Luke Collins Luke Collins is a freelance technology journalist with 22 years’ experience. He is a former Editor-in-Chief of Electronics Times in the UK, and co-founded the IP9x series of conferences.

Chris Edwards

Chris Edwards Chris Edwards has spent two decades covering electronics and EDA. He is a former Editor-in-Chief of Electronic Engineering Times UK and electronics editor of the IET's Engineering & Technology.
February 1, 2019

Fast process access gets Moortec onto 7nm

Early access to tools for new processes is helping Moortec deliver IP to determine the real-time health of on-chip circuits.

January 31, 2019

Creating a $4B market for silicon photonics

It’s been a long time coming, but silicon photonics is now entering commercial design for networking and grabbing attention in autonomous driving and sensors.

January 22, 2019

HPC futures report puts acceleration first

A report put together by Europe’s HiPEAC high-performance computing research network argues computing is at an architectural turning point

January 21, 2019

Synopsys gets big-chip signoff boost from Innovium

Data-centre networking chip goes through full-chip design rule checking and layout-versus-schematic signoff on TSMC’s 16nm finFET process in a day.

January 21, 2019

Video series details the physical verification process

Physical verification challenge of large SoCs on leading-edge processes detailed in video series

January 7, 2019

Ceva extends control-oriented DSP

Ceva has followed its IoT-oriented Ceva-X series of processor cores with a more powerful family that is designed to handle control and signal-processing algorithms using the same pipeline.

December 31, 2018

Closing code coverage with a hardware-aware HLS-to-RTL flow

Closing code coverage from HLS has been tricky because the C++ tools were built for software not hardware. But that is changing.

December 28, 2018

Why Mentor backs the PSS-DSL input format for the Portable Stimulus Specification

With PSS moving toward greater adoption, the Siemens vendor seems PSS-DSL as a winner in terms of conciseness and ease-of-adoption.

December 14, 2018

Synopsys announces DDR5 and LPDDR5 interface IP

Synopsys is targeting artificial intelligence (AI) and data centre SoCs as key application areas for the interface IP.

December 12, 2018

IEDM shows progress on embedded eMRAM

Embedded magnetic RAM is emerging as a contender for on-chip memory not just from a density standpoint but from that of power.

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