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July 24, 2020
Pete Decher is the director of Sourcery Tools for the embedded division of Mentor, a Siemens Business. During his 15 years at the company, he was previously a senior product manager and business development manager. Previously, Decher was VP Engineering at Analogy, VP of Engineering at Teseda Corp. and Octavian Scientific, respectively. He holds a MSEE from Stanford University and a BSEE from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Taking your first steps in leveraging the RISC-V toolchain

Introducing some of the key links that support the open-source RISC-V ISA with a view toward their use on commercial projects.
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May 8, 2017
Dr Walden Rhines is Chairman and CEO of Mentor - A Siemens Business

The Wally Rhines interview – Part One: Mentor as a Siemens business

Our extended fireside chat with Mentor Chairman and CEO Wally Rhines begins by canvassing his thoughts now the Siemens deal is done.
October 3, 2016
Dr Walden Rhines is Chairman and CEO of Mentor - A Siemens Business

Wally Rhines separates the signal from the noise

Mentor's chairman and CEO has dug into why chip sales forecasts often miss the target and suggests some tools for assessing the Internet of Things.
August 12, 2016
Phil Brumby is a Senior Technical Marketing Engineer in the Mentor Graphics Embedded Systems Division.

How to analyze embedded GUI performance effectively

Users now demand a smooth GUI experience. Making sure they get one requires harvesting and understanding key metrics.
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April 26, 2016
Andrew Macleod is Director of Automotive Marketing for Mentor Graphics. He has more than 15 years of experience in the automotive software and semiconductor industry, with expertise in new product development and introduction, product management and global strategy, including a focus on the Chinese auto industry.

Still using Moore’s Law to beat up on the automotive industry?

These days, when it comes to innovation: The car's the star - not the stooge.
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April 20, 2016
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Accelerating Android bring-up using VDKs in the LAVA framework

Accelerating software testing is vital to speeding up embedded system development, especially for Android and Linux systems running on ARM-based hardware. Virtual prototyping strategies, including the use of VDKs, can help.
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August 24, 2015

A scalable RTOS and other essentials for embedded wearables development

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.
June 25, 2015

Applying agile techniques to IC design

How agile methodologies can be applied to personal and team practice in IC design, including for developing cloud accelerators at Microsoft
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May 25, 2015
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Handling power dropouts in MSP430 energy-harvesting designs

Software for energy-harvesting designs needs to cope with sudden power failures. FRAM storage can reduce the power and performance penalties of full resets.
September 6, 2013
Richard Goering, senior manager of technical communications, Cadence

Real-world multicore embedded systems: review

If you're going to be working on any aspect of multicore embedded system design, a newly published book titled "Real World Multicore Embedded Systems" will be an excellent guide.

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