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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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April 14, 2016
Victor Reyes, technical marketing manager, System Level Solutions group, Synopsys.

Scaling automated software testing with Virtualizer Development Kits

How to accelerate many aspects of software testing by using virtual prototypes to stand in for target hardware from early in the development cycle.
April 12, 2016

Understanding the USB 3.1 protocol

A look at USB 3.1, which offers data rates of up to 10Gbit/s, and the way that the USB 3.1 protocol has changed to support this rate.
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March 24, 2016

True random number generators for a more secure IoT

An analysis of what it takes to build true random number generators that can provide a strong cryptographic basis for systems security, especially for IoT devices.
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March 3, 2016

What’s cooking at the Flash Diner?

Flash is the ice cream of memory technologies - everybody loves it. But you need to build the right verification environment to extract the greatest benefit.
January 20, 2016

Using end-to-end prototyping to reduce the impact of rising software content in SoCs

A look at using end-to-end prototyping to ease architecture development, hardware/software integration, and system validation in SoC designs
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January 11, 2016

FPGA design for functional safety

Using triple modular redundancy, error detection and correction, and 'safe' FSMs to ensure greater functional safety in FPGA-based designs
January 11, 2016
Dr Walden Rhines is Chairman and CEO of Mentor - A Siemens Business

2016 – A continuation of change

Dr Walden Rhines, Mentor Graphics chairman and CEO, looks forward to the trends that will shape 2016 in the semiconductor industry.
December 9, 2015
Emulation IoT Networking Challenges

Emulation overcomes the five main IoT and networking verification challenges

More protocols, multibillion-gate designs, minimized power, burgeoning software and, for networking, hundreds of switch and router ports emphasize the need for scalable, virtualized emulation.
November 24, 2015
Angela Raucher is product line manager for Synopsys’ ARC EM processors.

Taking an end-to-end approach to IoT security

Achieving IoT security means addressing every link in the chain, from the quality of your application code to embedding a root of trust in the hardware.
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