Author Archives: Luke Collins

About Luke Collins

Luke Collins has spent 22 years covering electronics, EDA and innovation. He is a former Editor-in-Chief of Electronics Times in the UK, and co-founded the international IP9x conference series on semiconductor IP. Luke's work has also appeared in The Economist, The Financial Times and Reseach-Technology Management.
June 7, 2015

DAC 2015 forecast: Cloudy with a chance of Spice installs

Spice regressions, library characterisation and yield analysis are all being promoted as suitable for running on the cloud
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June 7, 2015

IBM plans to disrupt EDA market with cloud offering

IBM to offer end-to-end IC design flow on its own infrastructure in PAYG EDA model.
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June 6, 2015

Intelligent software testing conference coming up online – and in Bristol

Online conference discusses software testing for avionics and security, code coverage, agile methodologies, behaviour-driven development and more
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June 5, 2015

SRAM IP “halves dynamic power” on 28nm FDSOI

Embedded SRAM IP said to reduce dynamic, static power on FDSOI at cost of extra 10% area
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June 5, 2015

DAC 2015: Synopsys at the Design Automation Conference

Synopsys will be emphasising its 'silicon to software' offering at the 2015 Design Automation Conference.
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June 3, 2015

ARM eases interconnect, debug, third-party IP integration for SoCs

Technology from Duolog acquisition used to ease the configuration of interconnect, debug and trace - and the integration of third-party IP
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June 3, 2015

Cortus adds Arduino interface to SoC development board

Arduino Due shield interface makes adding peripherals to a Cortus-based SoC prototype easier.
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May 31, 2015

Ten myths of formal verification debunked

Senior verification expert at Imagination Technologies debunks ten myths surrounding the use of formal techniques in SoC design and verification
May 19, 2015

eSilicon offers ‘no gain, no pain’ ASIC block optimisation service

Design and manufacturing services company draws on big data to offer ASIC block optimisations
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May 11, 2015

Formal verification conference offers ARM, Broadcom, Imagination insights, online access

Conference addresses formal verification techniques at levels to suit beginners through to experts