The EDA giant fills out its prototyping and verification line-up with a long-mooted acquisition, and is set to become the first of the 'big three' to offer an in-house soup-to-nuts flow.
The semiconductor industry is reaching a crunch point at which companies that form it have to work together much more closely, says Malcolm Penn of Future Horizons.
The scope of the Low-Latency Interface (LLI) developed by the MIPI Alliance is expanding as it heads towards version 2 – increasing the ways in which a single DRAM array can be shared between SoCs in a mobile phone.
TSMC follows Intel in taking a stake in ASML to accelerate development of EUV and 450mm lithography equipment.
The president and co-CEO of Synopsys provides his take on the mounting influence of software and physical effects in the creation of SoCs.
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Verification drives system-level adoption as sales leap 76%. Virtual prototyping is also on the rise but there are gaps in the tool-set.
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Blue Pearl is building alliances to bring its timing analysis tools to more users.
At last year’s DAC, leading EDA analyst Gary Smith said chip design had run into a big problem: it was already too expensive to be worthwhile for most companies. Soon afterwards, three companies rang to tell him that the figures were too pessimistic: it was not costing in the region of $75m but perhaps just […]