IP supplier FotoNation has decided to embrace the use of high-level synthesis in the creation of cores for smartphones and other high-integration, low-power systems.
Mentor has untethered its Veloce platform online because it feels more designs need emulation and the cloud can now support it.
After the moves by Cadence and Mentor, emulation in the cloud may only be the start of providing verification acceleration as a service.
Accellera has published the first release of the Portable Test and Stimulus Standard (PSS), with tools suppliers following up with software support.
Machine learning is gradually moving into implementation and verification tools for EDA.
Deal to buy functional safety specialist builds out the automotive and Industry 4.0 offerings for Mentor and its parent Siemens.
Early users of the new P&R integrated physical verification tool say time-to-sign-off was cut by 40% and above.
Taiwanese ASIC specialist Alchip discusses use of Mentor PowerPro for low power on 16nm 24x24 array HPC chip in detail
Mentor's west coast user conference will take place in Santa Clara on May 15. Attendance is free-of-charge.
Automotive companies need to partner closely with tool suppliers as design processes are disrupted by new technologies.
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