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July 25, 2014

GlobalFoundries licenses atomistic TCAD simulator toolchain

Foundry licenses atomistic TCAD simulator to better understand key aspects of advanced process nodes.
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July 24, 2014

Data and documentation focus for Orcad PCB additions

Cadence Design Systems has made three additions to its OrCAD line of PCB tools, largely aimed at data management and organization for projects.
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July 23, 2014

Mentor’s latest for Xpedition PCB upgrades the ante in data transfer

New data transfer standard challenges IPC-2581 and extends Mentor's own ODB++.
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July 17, 2014

Cadence brings FPGA prototyping and emulation into sync

Cadence Design Systems has developed an FPGA-based prototyping system that takes advantage of much closer alignment with its existing Palladium XP emulator to accelerate bring-up and support debugging across both platforms.
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July 16, 2014

Mentor launches heterogeneous multicore development platform

As heterogeneous multicore SoCs move into the mainstream, embedded developers face increasing integration and debug challenges.
July 15, 2014

Cadence targets finFETs with RC extraction speedup

Cadence has launched a parasitic-extraction tool that takes better advantage of multiple computers and which has been certified for TSMC's 16nm finFET process.
July 10, 2014

Startup claims recipe for ultimate finFET

FinScale has developed a design and process recipe for a finFET structure that the company claims is easier to make but which provides better performance than existing approaches.
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July 9, 2014

CEVA acquires RivieraWaves for low-power Bluetooth and WiFi IP

With an eye on the markets for wearables and the internet of things (IoT), digital signal processing specialist IP company CEVA has bought RivieraWaves, a France-based supplier of WiFi and Bluetooth cores, in a deal worth an expected $19m.
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July 8, 2014

Mentor buys into driver information, ADAS and infotainment software

Mentor Graphics has expanded its portfolio of tools and software for the automotive market with its second acquisition of the year in this sector.
July 8, 2014

Focusing coverage for system-level integration

Coverage and hardware acceleration can bring greater focus to the SoC-level checks needed to ensure that the final silicon works as expected – both issues tackled in an archived Cadence webinar.

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