DTCO work by GlobalFoundries and Qualcomm reported at VLSI Symposia shows the need to minimize fin counts in future finFET processes.
“It’s the time between putting out an open-source ARM core and getting a letter from an ARM lawyer,” says UC Berkeley professor Krste Asanovic. So, some design teams are turning to IP that started out as open source to provide more scope for experimentation.
Deep pipelines and dynamic memory sharing may provide the key to the development of faster and more efficient server-farm blades as the focus in hardware design moves to augmenting conventional processors with specialized accelerators.
NXP discusses second silicon flavor for automotive radar, after earlier launch of postage-stamp devices.
Microsoft has launched an OEM version of the Windows Holographic platform it has developed for its own AR headset, the HoloLens.
ARM is combining a new high-end 64bit Cortex-A core with a reworked Mali graphics processor to support high-throughput applications such as virtual reality and machine learning.
Oberon Microsystems has ported a set of low-overhead cryptographic codes suitable for Apple's HomeKit to the Cortus APS3RP 32bit processor core.
A new dedicated automotive power tester helps cut simulation errors to just 0.5% with more faithful calibration.
Videos detail techniques to improve the functional safety and reliability of FPGA designs, including the implementation of triple modular redundancy, safe FSM schemes and self monitoring.
Cadence Design Systems has increased the throughput of its vision-oriented DSP family to cater for deep-learning applications.
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