IP

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 4, 2014

Qualcomm takes 28nm to China in SMIC deal

Chinese foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) is to get a helping hand to develop a production-class 28nm process from Qualcomm Technologies.
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July 3, 2014

DVCon India heads to Bangalore

As well as starting up a version for the European market, the Accellera Systems Initiative is taking DVCon to India in the early autumn.
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July 2, 2014

OpenPDK accelerates design kit production at ST

STMicroelectronics is using the OpenPDK standard from Si2 to speed up the production and delivery of process design kits (PDKs) and asks for wider adoption by foundries.
June 25, 2014

Sensor-hub infrastructure moves to open source

With the aim of accelerating the development of applications and algorithms that harness sensor fusion, startup Sensor Platforms has released as open source its Open Sensor Platform (OSP).
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June 25, 2014

Don’t just whine – it’s time for you to help shape DAC 2015

Any conference can only be as good as the feedback it gets. And next year's DAC team is actively looking for yours. It'll be worth your time.
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June 6, 2014

eSilicon to cut costs of ASIC development for IoT, other markets

Online portals enable ASIC designers to explore IP and delivery options, enabling lower-cost markets such as IoT
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June 2, 2014

Samsung certifies Synopsys tools, IP at 14nm

Samsung, Synopsys and ARM have been working together to create a finFET design ecosystem.
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June 2, 2014

Synopsys uses virtual prototyping kits to kick start IP integration

Synopsys is porting its IP to a series of virtual prototyping kits in a plan to cut the amount of time that it takes to integrate new high-speed interfaces such as USB 3.0
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May 29, 2014
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IP takes center stage in push towards systems engineering

At DAC 2014, some 30 per cent of exhibitors are IP suppliers, offering design services or both, demonstrating how system-level design is about building on what has gone before.
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