Author Archives: Chris Edwards

About Chris Edwards

Chris Edwards has spent a long time covering electronics and EDA. He is a former Editor-in-Chief of Electronic Engineering Times UK and electronics editor of the IET's Engineering & Technology. His work has appeared in a variety of international newspapers including The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Age and the South China Morning Post.
May 25, 2022

Siemens brings ReadyStart RTOS to RISC-V

Siemens has expanded its Nucleus ReadyStart program to the RISC-V architecture.
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May 24, 2022

Saber models aim for ADI power chips

Synopsys and Analog Devices have agreed to provide model libraries for the chipmaker's DC/DC ICs and power regulators that work with the Saber simulation tool.
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May 23, 2022

IEDM to celebrate 75 years of the transistor

Recognizing the 75th anniversary of the transistor in December, the 68th IEDM has taken on the theme of looking at “transformative devices to address global challenges”.
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May 12, 2022

Extended coverage for sign-off analysis

Real Intent has extended the fault coverage of its Meridian DFT static sign-off tool with improvements to the reporting of issues and the ability to track down root causes.
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May 5, 2022

DAC returns to SF for in-person event

DAC returns to San Francisco in July for its 59th year as a purely in-person event.
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March 23, 2022

Nvidia open to chiplet standards

Nvidia says it will support the UCIe chiplet interface standard once it has "stabilized" while opening up its latest form of NVLink to other companies.
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March 4, 2022

Verification engineers look to better skills to beat schedules

A panel at DVCon argued too much of a focus on point tools coupled with challenges with interoperability and cross-industry cooperation is hindering the ability of SoC teams to design and verify complex products.
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March 2, 2022

Synopsys talks AI in verification at DVCon

Synopsys R&D vice president Manish Pandey described the ways in which the tools supplier has harnessed machine learning so far to gain speedups and improvements in coverage.
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February 8, 2022

Arm aims for IPO as Nvidia calls off its bid

Nvidia has decided to give up on acquiring Arm from SoftBank. The IP provider will now aim for an IPO by the end of March 2023.
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December 31, 2021

AMD moves gradually into 3D integration

At December's Design Automation Conference, AMD senior vice president Sam Naffziger provided more insights into the chipmaker’s use of chiplet-based design and manufacture.
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