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.
April 7, 2021

Accellera publishes security standard draft

Accellera has published the version 1.0 draft of the proposed Security Annotation for Electronic Design Integration standard.
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April 6, 2021

Siemens cloud tool streamlines DFM for PCBs

Siemens has introduced a cloud-based DFM tool intended to bridge the gap between the electronics design and manufacturing.
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April 6, 2021

Cadence updates emulation and prototyping lineup

Cadence Design Systems has designed a new custom processor for the Z2 emulator and employed Xiliinx UltraScale+ for the prototyping platform.
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March 31, 2021

Arm looks to explore new realms for security with v9

Arm aims to introduce a novel security model in its upcoming v9 architecture along with further extensions for AI.
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March 29, 2021

OpenHW gets free simulator from Imperas

Imperas Software has released a free instruction set simulator that covers the OpenHW Group's implementations of the RISC-V processor architecture.
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March 18, 2021

DVCon to stick with virtual for Europe as US event highlights paper award

The best paper awards at this month's DVCon highlighted techniques to streamline verification. The European version in the meantime is looking for paper submissions.
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March 8, 2021

IRPS continues with virtual format for 2021

IRPS will use a virtual format for its March conference and will take in the reliability of emerging as well as more established technologies.
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February 17, 2021

DAC and Semicon West move to December

Both Semicon West and DAC have been moved to December in anticipation of travel restrictions being much looser by then, with both events working on a hybrid physical and online format.
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February 10, 2021

Instrument sync underpins scopecorder development

Yokogawa's development of a data-recording oscilloscope is built around the ability to connect instruments together and synchronize their measurements.
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February 4, 2021

Pulsic goes freemium with analog-preview tool

Pulsic has adopted the freemium approach with a tool that gives designers of analog circuits previews of how they will be implemented on-chip.