Synopsys

April 14, 2016
Victor Reyes, technical marketing manager, System Level Solutions group, Synopsys.

Scaling automated software testing with Virtualizer Development Kits

How to accelerate many aspects of software testing by using virtual prototypes to stand in for target hardware from early in the development cycle.
April 13, 2016
Shenoy Mathew is a senior corporate application engineer in the Verification Group, Synopsys.

The challenge of verifying the evolving Ethernet standard

A look at the challenge of Ethernet verification as data rates rise and the standard is applied in a wider variety of applications.
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April 12, 2016
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Understanding the USB 3.1 protocol

A look at USB 3.1, which offers data rates of up to 10Gbit/s, and the way that the USB 3.1 protocol has changed to support this rate.
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April 6, 2016
Paul Graykowski, senior manager at Synopsys responsible for PCIe verification IP

Accelerating PCIe verification

A look at the challenges involved in PCIe verification as the standard evolves to 4.0 and beyond.
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March 24, 2016
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True random number generators for a more secure IoT

An analysis of what it takes to build true random number generators that can provide a strong cryptographic basis for systems security, especially for IoT devices.
March 21, 2016
Manuel Mota, technical marketing manager, Bluetooth IP, Synopsys

Enabling energy-efficient wireless IoT designs with Bluetooth Smart IP

A quick look at Bluetooth Smart and how it can be used to provide network connections in certain classes of IoT application.
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March 9, 2016
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Case study: Analyzing an electric vehicle powertrain using virtual FMEA

How the powertrain of an electric vehicle is modeled first in software, then elaborated using virtual hardware running target code, to enable virtual FMEA with rich data-gathering and analysis capabilities.
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March 1, 2016
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FMEA in automotive software development using virtual prototyping, physical modeling and simulation

How fault mode and effect analysis (FMEA) can be performed on a virtual prototype of an automotive system containing mechanical, electrical, analog and digital models, including the microcontroller running the same software as will be used in the car.
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March 1, 2016
Anders Nordstrom, senior corporate applications engineer, Verification Group, Synopsys

Exploiting the power of reset in formal verification

The reset state of a design can have a huge impact on the scope and correctness of verification, especially when formal techniques are applied.
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February 22, 2016
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Floorplanning complex SoCs with multiple levels of physical hierarchy

How to work with multiple levels of physical hierarchy when floorplanning multicore, multiport, multi-million gate SoCs

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