October 21, 2015
Part three of our series looks at the choices you face as you decide whether to build or buy a board.
September 28, 2015
Part two of our series on FPGA-based prototyping looks at two critical factors to address before a project begins: budgeting and high-level implementation.
September 23, 2015
AMD's Radeon R9 family is the result of eight years developing 3D-IC and interposer technology. What lessons did the company learn?
September 7, 2015
This multi-part series addresses various aspects of FPGA-based prototyping. Future installments will address budgeting and implementation, but we start by looking at why the technique is generating so much interest.
August 24, 2015
The wearables market is booming. Successful development depends on assembling the right software and hardware tools. Here's a primer on what to look for.
July 20, 2015
In sessions at the 2015 Design Automation Conference, engineers who had worked on finFET-oriented projects revealed how the technology has changed their design practices and where others may want to think twice about making the move.
May 30, 2015
Clock-tree generation is coming under increased scrutiny because of its role in dynamic power consumption and problems caused by on-chip PVT variation.
May 28, 2015
FinFETs present a number of problems with respect to dynamic power consumption. Design techniques are being re-evaluated to deal with the issue.
April 30, 2015
Emulation is now served by all three leading vendors and is a hot topic for discussion among engineers. The major verification conferences need to follow suit.
February 3, 2015
Designers working on automotive ICs, to be built on established processes, can benefit from the power of design tools developed for advanced processes.