Tests on Microsoft Azure's cloud have shown Mentor's AMS simulation tools can run across thousands of processors with near-linear scaling.
Accellera is trying to standardize extensions to UVM for mixed-signal design.
Dialog Semiconductor aims to expand its use of configurable mixed-signal circuitry across its product line following its acquisition of specialist Silego a year ago.
Machine learning is gradually moving into implementation and verification tools for EDA.
The circuits sessions at mid-June's VLSI Symposia in Honolulu feature a number of papers that improve the performance of scaled mixed-signal processes.
Energy harvesting, mechanical reprogrammable logic, and genetic algorithms were among the finalists for the MEMS design competition.
Cadence has started the rollout of a set of design tools for mixed-signal reliability analysis.
Two leading European research institutes presented their work on the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of monolithic 3D integration at this year's IEDM.
X-Fab has added a process module to its wide voltage- and temperature-range 180nm mixed-signal process that supports a set of transistors with lower 1/f flicker noise.
An ASIC-based design has allowed Tektronix to build an oscilloscope that can mix and match analog and digital channels.
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