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May 23, 2016
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Bit width tweaks point way to practical deep learning

In both data centers and automobiles deep learning is taking hold. But it is a technique that challenges conventional microprocessors, leading system designers to look at alternative architectures for acceleration.
May 10, 2016
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Implementing USB Type-C

A look at three design challenges for USB Type-C: implementing two SuperSpeed datapaths on a reversible connector; partitioning the design to support multiple USB Type-C variants; and partitioning the management software.
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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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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

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