Architecture & Design

August 7, 2017
Pedro Ricardo Miguel

Supporting higher-resolution displays without major system redesign

Using VESA's Display Stream Compression (DSC) standard to enable visually lossless performance and low latency for ultra-high-definition displays.
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July 18, 2017
Richard Solomon, technical marketing manager, Synopsys

Using CCIX to implement cache coherent heterogeneous multiprocessor systems

CCIX is a cache coherency protocol, based on PCI Express, for interconnecting high-performance heterogenous multiprocessing systems.
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July 11, 2017
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Applying sub-threshold circuit techniques to IoT device design

Operating at near-threshold or sub-threshold voltages reduces static and dynamic power consumption, at the cost of design complexity.
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June 29, 2017
Gordon Cooper

High-resolution visual recognition needs high-performance CNNs

Quadrupling the performance of a dedicated CNN engine within an embedded vision processing core brings more complex graph processing within reach.
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May 9, 2017
John Swanson John Swanson is senior marketing manager for DesignWare IP at Synopsys.

Building faster data centers with 25G Ethernet

The rising bandwidth demands of data centres have driven the development of 25G Ethernet, which will also form a pathway to 100G.
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May 8, 2017
Dr Walden Rhines is Chairman and CEO of Mentor - A Siemens Business

The Wally Rhines interview – Part One: Mentor as a Siemens business

Our extended fireside chat with Mentor Chairman and CEO Wally Rhines begins by canvassing his thoughts now the Siemens deal is done.
April 4, 2017
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Teaching computers to recognize a smile (or frown, or grimace or…)

Using deep learning techniques and convolutional neural networks to bring facial recognition capabilities to embedded systems.
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March 7, 2017
Angela Raucher is product line manager for Synopsys’ ARC EM processors.

An accelerated approach to achieving automotive safety with ASIL D

Addressing the challenge of achieving ASIL D certification of the functional safety of an SoC for use in the safety-critical path of an automotive system.
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March 3, 2017
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Reducing the power consumption of USB Type-C digital headsets

Thinner phones are going to need new connectors. Many designers are considering USB Type-C, and the related Audio Device Class 3.0 specification (ADC 3.0), for use in high-quality digital headsets.
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February 8, 2017
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Emulation strategies for SSD verification

SSD controllers are becoming increasingly complex and as a result emulation is now the first choice for SSD verification. But your strategy must still meet five key criteria.

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