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March 26, 2014

Better Software, Faster!: free virtual prototyping book available now

Free book explains virtual prototyping and includes case studies about virtual prototyping from Altera, Bosch, GM, Hitachi, Lauterbach, Linaro, Microsoft, Renesas, Ricoh, Siemens, and TI.
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March 4, 2014

Synopsys targets 5X performance gain with integrated verification suite

New tool technologies, Verdi integration and greater flow concurrency also contribute to a claimed 3X increase in productivity for Verification Compiler.
November 20, 2013

Complexity to force shift to four-stage verification

The complexity of on-chip interconnect and the relentless growth in software size will drive the move to a four-stage verification process as well as the increased use of formal techniques to speed up SoC-level testing, Mentor Graphics verification specialist Mark Olen claimed at the Verification Futures conference.
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October 29, 2013

Altera to go 64bit with ARM on FPGAs

Altera will add a quad-core 64bit ARM processor complex to the Stratix 10 family of high-end FPGAs that will be made on Intel's 14nm finFET process.
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June 10, 2013

Altera outlines process roadmap for ‘Gen 10’ FPGAs

Altera has disclosed a number of the features that will make it into the top end of its upcoming 'Generation 10' family of FPGAs.
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June 4, 2013

Timing signoff: maybe it’s time to get rid of the clock

The effort needed in timing signoff could lead to a shift in design towards asynchronous techniques unless advanced OCV technologies improve.
May 14, 2013

Altera buys into power management with Enpirion

Altera has bought fabless power-management specialist Enpirion in an expansion intended to support its core business of FPGAs.
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February 26, 2013

Intel foundry to make Altera FPGAs

Intel's announcement that it will make FPGAs for Altera in an upcoming 14nm finFET process will reshape the programmable logic, and foundry, businesses.
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December 12, 2012

Altera and ARM unite FPGA and processor debug

Altera has cut a deal with ARM to bring unified debug support to the FPGA fabric and Cortex-A9 processors inside the Cyclone SoC products, using a specialized version of ARM’s DS5 tool.
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December 11, 2012

FD-SOI vs finFETs mulled during IEDM

Can planar devices on fully depleted SOI resist the relentless rise of finFETs as the next device architecture of choice for the semiconductor industry? An evening panel at IEDM explored the trade-offs

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