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.
July 18, 2022

Open-source EDA grapples with the incentives issue

As the project that funded OpenRoad draws to a close, experts pondered its wider future at the 59th DAC.
July 14, 2022

‘Shocking’ quality sees vendors organize around RISC-V verification

Three EDA vendors team up to create stronger verification flow for RISC-V processor implementations.
July 13, 2022

Siemens pushes DRC to the left

Siemens has launched Calibre DRC engines that make it easier to perform useful checks early in the layout process.
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July 12, 2022

Devgan plans for optimization through machine learning

Cadence president expects expanded role for reinforcement learning in tool portfolio and looks for help on AI for verification.
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July 12, 2022

Siemens compiles analog into simulation for faster debug

Siemens EDA has launched a second version of its Symphony simulation environment designed to support quicker debug cycles.
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July 12, 2022

Cadence buys thermal software for data-center digital twins

Thermal-simulation specialist Future Facilities has agreed to be acquired by Cadence Design Systems.
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July 12, 2022

Agile starts to build out analog portfolio with tool-based strategy

Agile Analog's oscillator IP sees the company focus on IP created with its own circuit creation and porting tool.
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July 11, 2022

Fujimura asks EDA to bend towards manufacturability

Aki Fujimura of mask specialist D2S sees curved shapes as key to improving die yield and performance but it needs EDA support.
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July 11, 2022

Fault simulator tackles intrusive hacks

Optima DA has turned its high-throughput fault-simulation technology to the checking protections against aggressive, intrusive hacks.
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June 30, 2022

Siemens and Nvidia aim to bring more virtual reality to digital twins

Siemens and Nvidia have agreed to work more closely together to drive the development of higher-fidelity digital twins.
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