In the first of a weekly series on China's evolving design sector, we look at how the Mentor President and CEO identifies some of the key drivers.
Will discuss how automotive OEMs and chip designers can use AI, deep learning, and convolutional neural networks to achieve better performance than traditional techniques.
The EDA Consortium is rebranding and extending its activities to better reflect all the tools and services that now comprise IC design.
Open-source hardware, in-field configurability, and a hardware-plus-services approach could protect margins as the IoT hammers down costs, says GSA report.
...and why the semiconductor industry hasn't been singularitied down to one MegaSemis Inc even if that's what M&A data suggests.
The leading EDA analyst passed away late last week after a short illness. Graham Bell offers this remembrance.
You can now get a complete system-level flow, but bundling 'free' ESL with RTL tools slows the methodology shift, says the leading design analyst. Meanwhile, Cadence moves into the number two vendor slot, but the battle rages on.
Verification drives system-level adoption as sales leap 76%. Virtual prototyping is also on the rise but there are gaps in the tool-set.
Beyond the earthquake, analyst IHS says the tragedy revealed systemic problems with an aging semiconductor fab base
We round up the latest headline forecasts and performance data from the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), manufacturers association SEMI and the Semiconductor Industry Association.
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