Placement-aware synthesis and an array of post-layout recovery steps have helped drive up the clock speed and silicon utilization of a series high-end SoCs on leading-edge processes developed by customers of Synopsys' implementation tools.
DTCO work by GlobalFoundries and Qualcomm reported at VLSI Symposia shows the need to minimize fin counts in future finFET processes.
Microsoft has launched an OEM version of the Windows Holographic platform it has developed for its own AR headset, the HoloLens.
Companies presenting at User2User Santa Clara on April 26 include AMD, Microsoft, nVidia, Oracle, Qualcomm, and Samsung.
Mentor Graphics chairman and CEO Wally Rhines will deliver the DVCon keynote as the vendor sets a deep agenda for the conference.
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
Synopsys develops portfolio of ASIL B ready IP, and invests in AEC-Q100 testing and TS 16949 quality management, to ease automotive SoC qualification.
Blocks' promo video says its work was 'Funded by Intel' but Qualcomm has announced that the modular watch company will be using its Snapdragon 400.
Altera has agreed to Intel's offer to buy the company, with FPGAs to be integrated into Xeon processors after 2016. Atoms will join programmable logic in IoT-oriented devices.
Deep learning offers the next major opportunity for specialist processors, Qualcomm's Karim Arabi claimed in his keynote at Mentor Graphics’ U2U in San Jose.
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