Machine learning is gradually moving into implementation and verification tools for EDA.
The circuits sessions at mid-June's VLSI Symposia in Honolulu feature a number of papers that improve the performance of scaled mixed-signal processes.
Energy harvesting, mechanical reprogrammable logic, and genetic algorithms were among the finalists for the MEMS design competition.
Cadence has started the rollout of a set of design tools for mixed-signal reliability analysis.
Two leading European research institutes presented their work on the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of monolithic 3D integration at this year's IEDM.
X-Fab has added a process module to its wide voltage- and temperature-range 180nm mixed-signal process that supports a set of transistors with lower 1/f flicker noise.
An ASIC-based design has allowed Tektronix to build an oscilloscope that can mix and match analog and digital channels.
Cadence Design Systems and The Mathworks have implemented the first phase of an integration program to link tools such as Virtuoso ADE to Matlab.
Attacks using sound can upset accelerometers and make them produce false motion signals.
Xilinx plans to add high-speed analog interfaces to its upcoming FPGAs to better support high-density 5G basestation designs.
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