The chair of Accellera’s IP security assurance working group expects the draft standard for hardening hardware core to be out by the end of the year.
Version-control specialist Perforce Software has bought Methodics, which focuses on the lifecycle and traceability management of semiconductor IP.
Heterogeneous integration has the potential to overcome the yield and cost challenges presented by the growing headwinds associated with process scaling. But it may take a dramatic rethink in design approaches.
In a panel session at VLSI Symposia, AMD described how the economics have come down strongly in favor of multichip integration for multicore server processors.
Arm is to return to focusing on semiconductor IP following the decision to spin out its IoT operations to separate groups within the Softbank empire.
Siemens has agreed to acquire UK-based debug and on-chip instrumentation startup UltraSoC and will fold the operation into Mentor’s Tessent test-software product line.
Moortec has reworked its thermal-sensing core design to allow for finer-grained use on SoCs being designed for the 5nm node.
DVCon US is to repeat sessions online from today until the middle of August, with exclusive access to registered attendees through early June.
Papers presented at the recent IRPS conference showed the growing importance of lifetime monitoring to the problem of handling components as they age.
Arm has put together a program based on its existing Flexible Access model that is intended to provide early-state startups with a broader list of cores they can prototype before needing to take out a full licence.
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