October 27, 2014
This article looks at some of the key architectural and implementation decisions Synopsys has made in developing a version of its HS series of licensable processor cores to serve the embedded Linux market
October 15, 2014
A look at a tool and a flow that makes it easier to put designs on to a HAPS physical prototyping system for verification, debug and software development purposes
October 10, 2014
FInFET memories have different defects than those based on planar transistors. Here's how to test and repair them.
August 27, 2014
Moving to a finFET process means considering process readiness, cost and yield, as well as the traditional power, performance and area advantages
July 25, 2014
Altera uses standardized design flows to help integrate Intel foundry rules, cut time to tape-out - and speed the evolution of its design flows.
July 9, 2014
Will Ethernet become the dominant interconnect for automotive applications? A look at the market trends and standards, and how to use Ethernet IP and virtual-prototyping solutions in automotive applications.
June 27, 2014
How to use PCIe in low-power SoCs by swapping the standard PCIe PHY for M-PCIe, defined by MIPI for mobile use
April 28, 2014
The encryption chain for today's highly collaborative designs needs to be managed with care.
April 28, 2014
The configurability of processor IP such as Synopsys' ARC HS family gives designers the option to optimise for power, performance or a combination of both.
April 22, 2014
Mixed-signal chip designer Semtech on using Lynx Design System to manage multi-corner multi-mode sign-off when you've got 306 scenarios to check.