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September 13, 2019
John Blyler is a Consulting Editor of Tech Design Forum and the Editor-in-Chief of Interference Technology. He spent the first half of his career as a hardware-system systems engineer and program managerand the second half as a technology journalist, science writer and educator. John is an affiliate professor of systems engineering at Portland State University and lecturer for UC-Irvine’s online IoT program.

AI firsts (and more) at America’s SEMICON

SEMICON West showed a distinct thematic shift away from preserving Moore's Law to assessing the architectural implications of AI, as EDA was brought into the event.
April 2, 2019

High-level synthesis for AI: Part Two

How Chips&Media used HLS on the development of a computer vision IP block.
March 26, 2019

High-level synthesis for AI: Part One

The computational and algorithmic demands made by computer vision systems highlight HLS' value for AI system development.
January 28, 2019

Emulation for AI: Part Two

The second part of this feature looks at how Wave Computing's objectives with its dataflow processing unit for AI mapped to the use of emulation in its development.
January 25, 2019

Emulation for AI: Part One

An increasing number of AI players are building their own silicon and finding that emulation is key to overcoming the major challenges.
May 4, 2018
Dr Lauro Rizzatti is a verification consultant and industry expert on hardware emulation. Gabriele Pulini is a product marketing manager in the Emulation Division of Mentor.

Cutting through the AI hype with OneSpin’s Raik Brinkmann

Lauro Rizzatti gets a reality check on AI for both design tools and designs themselves from the formal verification specialist.
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April 23, 2018

How eFPGAs will help build the brave new world of AI

Artificial intelligence and machine learning require the performance and flexibility offered by embedded FPGA (eFPGA) technology.
March 19, 2018
Dr Lauro Rizzatti is a verification consultant and industry expert on hardware emulation. Gabriele Pulini is a product marketing manager in the Emulation Division of Mentor.

How hardware emulation helps drones take flight

In an exclusive interview, Lauro Rizzatti discusses the increasing verification challenges for drone SoCs with Bo Shen, founder of fabless specialist Artosyn.
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February 14, 2018
Michael Thompson is the senior manager of product marketing for the DesignWare ARC processors at Synopsys

Bringing AI into our lives

Using specialised processors to implement key AI computation tasks such as CNNs.
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September 14, 2017
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Silicon photonics moves out of the shadows

An alphabet soup of AI, HPC, 5G and the IoT has finally seeded creation of a design infrastructure for silicon photonics.

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