Nvidia's move into software aimed at mask production and EDA looks to be part of a wider shift to improve yields.
The verification IP is the first to become commercially available for the bus interface backed by companies such as AMD, Google, IBM, Micron and Xilinx.
Electronic musician Thomas Dolby will be among the keynote speakers at the 56th Design Automation Conference (DAC) in Las Vegas.
Synopsys is targeting artificial intelligence (AI) and data centre SoCs as key application areas for the interface IP.
Despite the intense R&D going into storage-class and other novel forms of non-volatile memories, flash is set to continue as the bulk memory of choice, Micron executive claims in VLSI Symposia keynote.
Companies presenting at User2User Santa Clara on April 26 include AMD, Microsoft, nVidia, Oracle, Qualcomm, and Samsung.
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The advantages and challenges of 3D IC integration, as we add vertical functional integration options to the traditional planar integration brought by the progress of Moore's Law.
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