An emulator that extends the reach of hardware acceleration into the world of multiphysics analysis could result from the merger of Siemens PLM Software with Mentor.
ARM has expanded its DesignStart program by providing access to the Cortex-M3 as well as the M0 with no up-front licence fee.
Former Cadence CEO tells DAC the IoT will lead to a burgeoning of chip design starts, followed by a brutal consolidation.
ARM has pulled together a number of forthcoming changes to its Cortex processor and Big-Little cluster architectures under the umbrella title DynamIQ, claiming they will support the increasing use of AI algorithms in servers and embedded control.
Work by the Multicore Association to provide a standard way for applications running on different processors to communicate with each other is leading to active implementations.
Electronic System Design Alliance executive director Bob Smith is to be be the keynote speaker during the DVCon Europe gala dinner.
Achronix has decided to offer the FPGA technology it has developed as a set of embeddable cores.
According to ARM's Greg Yeric in his keynote at IEDM, even with cost improvements for multiple patterning, fewer designs will see the benefit of further silicon node scaling. Savings will come from design.
Verification of SoCs can't be done by adapting IP-level strategies - it'll take a much greater interaction with software, and the use of a shared language
Sonics is moving into power management with an approach intended to substantially automate much of the job of building finely grained power-gated SoCs.
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