CEO Interview: Arun Iyengar of Untether AI

CEO Interview: Arun Iyengar of Untether AI
by Daniel Nenni on 01-15-2021 at 8:00 am

Arun Iyengar Chief Executive Officer

I had a chance to catch up with Arun Iyengar, CEO of Untether AI.  Untether AI recently unveiled its tsunAImi accelerator cards powered by the company’s runAI devices. Using at-memory computation, Untether AI breaks through the barriers of traditional von Neumann architectures, offering industry-leading compute density … Read More


HFSS – A History of Electromagnetic Simulation Innovation

HFSS – A History of Electromagnetic Simulation Innovation
by Daniel Nenni on 01-14-2021 at 10:00 am

ansys HFSS electric field distribution in coax to waveguide adapter

In the 155 years since James Clerk Maxwell introduced the world to Maxwell’s Equations in the “Dynamic Theory of the Electromagnetic Field” there have been some amazing breakthroughs and avenues of insight. As a young electrical engineering student, we are introduced to the set of equations describing electromagnetic waves,… Read More


Developing Drivers For The Automotive Industry

Developing Drivers For The Automotive Industry
by Daniel Nenni on 01-14-2021 at 6:00 am

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Autonomous driving, connected vehicles, power electronics, infotainment and shared mobility are some of the developments which have mobilized the revolution within the automotive industry in recent years. Combined, they are not only disrupting the automotive value chain and impacting all stakeholders involved but are … Read More


Author Interview: Bernard Murphy on his latest book

Author Interview: Bernard Murphy on his latest book
by Daniel Nenni on 01-04-2021 at 10:00 am

The Tell Tale Entreprenuer

Over the last 40 years, Bernard has worked with semiconductor and EDA companies in hands-on, management and consulting roles in engineering, sales and marketing. He most recently co-founded Atrenta where he created and led the development of SpyGlass, retiring as CTO when Atrenta was acquired by Synopsys. Post-retirement,… Read More


SemiWiki in 2021!

SemiWiki in 2021!
by Daniel Nenni on 01-01-2021 at 6:00 am

Happy New Year 2021 SemiWiki 5

Today is SemiWiki’s 10th anniversary so an extra special Happy New Year to all! It has been an exciting 10 year adventure for sure and I hope it can continue for another 10 years, absolutely.

2020 brought in a record amount of content, readers and members. Our readership grew 70% YoY in 2020 according to Google Analytics which is a big… Read More


S2C Raises the Bar for High Capacity, High-Performance FPGA Prototyping

S2C Raises the Bar for High Capacity, High-Performance FPGA Prototyping
by Daniel Nenni on 12-29-2020 at 10:00 am

Logic Matrix

It should come as no surprise that S2C would step out in front with a high-density FPGA prototyping hardware platform for users who would like to scale to large numbers of FPGAs and high performance.  That’s exactly what they have done with their new Prodigy Logic Matrix family of FPGA prototyping products that S2C announced in December. … Read More


Multicore System-on-Chip (SoC) – Now What?

Multicore System-on-Chip (SoC) – Now What?
by Daniel Nenni on 12-24-2020 at 6:00 am

Mentor Nucleus RTOS

A quick Q&A with Jeff Hancock, senior product manager for Mentor Embedded Platform Solutions, Siemens Digital Industries Software. Jeff oversees the Nucleus® real-time operating system (RTOS) and Mentor Embedded Hypervisor runtime product lines, as well as associated middleware and professional services. Over the… Read More


Automatic Generation of SoC Verification Testbench and Tests

Automatic Generation of SoC Verification Testbench and Tests
by Daniel Nenni on 12-23-2020 at 6:00 am

Agnisys QEMU

Last month, I blogged about a webinar on embedded systems development presented by Agnisys CEO and founder Anupam Bakshi. I liked the way that he linked their various tools into a common flow that spans hardware, software, design, verification, validation, and documentation. Initially I was rather focused on the design aspects… Read More


Does IDE Stand for Integrated Design Environment?

Does IDE Stand for Integrated Design Environment?
by Daniel Nenni on 12-21-2020 at 6:00 am

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As regular readers may know, every few months I check in with Cristian Amitroaie, CEO of AMIQ EDA, to see what’s new with the company and their products. In our posts so far this year we’ve focused on verification, and now I’m wondering how an integrated development environment (IDE) provides benefits to designers. They work on huge… Read More


Webinar: Increase Layout Team Productivity with SkillCAD

Webinar: Increase Layout Team Productivity with SkillCAD
by Daniel Nenni on 12-18-2020 at 10:00 am

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The Cadence Virtuoso Design System has been one of the premier Integrated Circuit design systems for many years and is used by most major semiconductor companies.  While it is powerful and versatile, it is often not optimized for certain complex, repetitive and time-consuming layout design tasks.

The founder and president … Read More