Design for test could look quite different in five years' time compared to the situation designers have today as chipmakers wrestle with the problems of yield control, safety, and aging.
ARM aims to recruit more startups to develop IoT SoCs around the Cortex-M0 with design-house network and easier access to EDA tools.
Samsung Foundry has adapted Mentor's DFM and test tools in a system that can produce a 10% increase in yield across all nodes.
An overview of the vendor's busy DAC program from panels to technical sessions to a one-to-one with Wally Rhines.
A new dedicated automotive power tester helps cut simulation errors to just 0.5% with more faithful calibration.
Validating test patterns is a notoriously tricky and laborious process. Mentor Graphics has some new ideas on that front.
Companies presenting at User2User Santa Clara on April 26 include AMD, Microsoft, nVidia, Oracle, Qualcomm, and Samsung.
HyperLynx from Mentor Graphics has moved into a new generation with more integrated features beyond PI and SI, and an easier to use GUI.
Mentor Graphics' recent deal with ARM illustrates how proliferation in design is influencing deals between tool and IP vendors.
About 1,600 new UVM System Verilog verification IP memory models will cut testbench development time and offer more time to increase coverage.
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