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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 21, 2014
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Productivity, predictability and versatility drive verification environments

Three key characteristics determine a verification platform's ability to add value to the design flow. But how they score within a project depend on how each is applied and at which point.
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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.
December 16, 2013
Mick Posner is Director of Product Marketing for Synopsys' FPGA-Based Prototyping Solutions.

Consistency key to gaining the advantages of IP integration

Consistency is vital to IP integration strategies that rely on developing an SoC using a hierarchy of FPGA-based prototypes.
December 8, 2013
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Debugging with virtual prototypes – Part Two

The second part of our series illustrates VP tools and techniques using the familiar example of Linux bring-up on an ARM-based SoC.
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November 14, 2013
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A map of the prototyping ecosystem

Different users within a design team will have varying needs for prototype capabilities. What type of prototype to pick is not always 100 per cent clear. Here are some pointers on how to make the choice.
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September 10, 2013
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Debugging with virtual prototypes – Part One

The first in a series of articles about using virtual prototyping techniques to achieve more effective debug.
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May 23, 2013
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Facing the verification management challenge

The growing verification challenge, and how to address it by coordinating multiple debug strategies.
April 30, 2013
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Knock down the wall to SoC integration

SoC integration can be accelerated by using virtualization to make the benefits of emulation more accessible to both hardware and software engineers.
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February 12, 2013
Nithya Ruff, Director of Product Marketing for Virtual Prototyping Solutions at Synopsys.

Dev kits bring virtual prototyping to everyone

Now companies in any tier can use development kits as a platform to speed development, bridge the hardware-software divide and build out ecosystems quickly.
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