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May 24, 2014
Mick Posner is Director of Product Marketing for Synopsys' FPGA-Based Prototyping Solutions.

Prototypers get faster route to first clock tick

ProtoCompiler understands HAPS FPGA prototyping hardware, so it can optimize logic placement and partitioning, even on designs with up to 250m ASIC gates.
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April 28, 2014

Overcoming the power/performance paradox in processor IP

The configurability of processor IP such as Synopsys' ARC HS family gives designers the option to optimise for power, performance or a combination of both.
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March 27, 2014
Achieving multi-scenario signoff more quickly and predictably using timing-driven ECO

Achieving multi-scenario signoff quickly and predictably using timing-driven ECO

Using a physically aware flow to ensure that fixing one ECO doesn't introduce another during sign off.
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March 24, 2014
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Prototyping solutions for validation of complex ASIC IP

An in-depth look at the role of FPGA-based prototyping and the validation use cases it offers when integrating complex blocks.
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February 26, 2014

Catching X-propagation related issues at RTL

Catching x-propagation issues at RTL saves time and reduces uncertainty in gate-level verification
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February 11, 2014
Mark Bollar is a product marketing director at Synopsys overseeing physical implementation.

The new landscape of advanced design

Advanced tools are being applied to established nodes to produce advanced designs for volume markets.
February 4, 2014
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Debugging with virtual prototypes – Part Four

The fourth installment discusses the extra levels of debug capability available when using virtual prototypes through the example of an ARM big.LITTLE-based embedded system.
January 28, 2014
Mark Bollar is a product marketing director at Synopsys overseeing physical implementation.

Are advanced designs only possible at emerging process nodes?

Advanced design isn’t restricted to emerging process nodes any more. Designers are using the latest tools to produce advanced designs on established nodes.
January 15, 2014
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Debugging with virtual prototypes – Part Three

This part illustrates the technique using examples addressing memory corruption, multicore systems and cache coherency with particular reference to watchpoints.
January 7, 2014
Neil Songcuan is a senior product marketing manager, responsible for the FPGA-based Prototyping Solution at Synopsys.

Using HAPS to streamline IP to SoC integration

The HAPS prototyping system can help designers integrate IP into SoCs more quickly.
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