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June 12, 2016

What’s the shortest time in the universe?

“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.
June 9, 2016

2D tools adapt to create smaller monolithic 3DIC designs

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology adapted conventional 2D layout tools to a two-layer monolithic 3D process that resulted in sizeable space and power savings.
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June 7, 2016

ARM accelerates POP deployment for Cortex-A73

A faster implementation program for the POP support IP for ARM's cores has delivered a 16nm finFET package for the Cortex-A73 shortly after the core's Computex launch.
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June 6, 2016

ARM recruits design houses and tools for quicker IoT projects

ARM aims to recruit more startups to develop IoT SoCs around the Cortex-M0 with design-house network and easier access to EDA tools.
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June 6, 2016

Menta launches fourth-generation embedded FPGA core

Menta SAS has launched an embedded FPGA core family that improves density over previous versions.
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June 1, 2016

Computex 2016: Microsoft makes play to be the VR OS

Microsoft has launched an OEM version of the Windows Holographic platform it has developed for its own AR headset, the HoloLens.
May 30, 2016

ARM aims for top-end phones with core pairing

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.
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May 25, 2016

Register tools appear ahead of DAC

Ahead of June's Design Automation Conference, Agnisys and Semifore have both released tools aimed at reducing the overhead of implementing register-rich SoCs.
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May 25, 2016

ECC crypto code and core aim for home automation

Oberon Microsystems has ported a set of low-overhead cryptographic codes suitable for Apple's HomeKit to the Cortus APS3RP 32bit processor core.
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May 18, 2016

ARM completes multicore test chip on 10nm finFET

ARM says it has received test chips designed to check how well an SoC built around a 64bit multicore Cortex v8-A processor complex would work TSMC's upcoming 10nm FinFET process technology.
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