EDA in the Cloud – Now More Than Ever

EDA in the Cloud – Now More Than Ever
by Kalar Rajendiran on 07-27-2021 at 10:00 am

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A decade ago, many of us heard commentaries on how entrepreneurs were turned down by venture capitalists for not including a cloud strategy in their business plan, no matter what the core business was. Humorous punchlines such as, “It’s cloudy without any clouds” and “Add some cloud to your strategy and your future will be bright… Read More


Cadence Tensilica FloatingPoint DSPs

Cadence Tensilica FloatingPoint DSPs
by Kalar Rajendiran on 07-15-2021 at 10:00 am

Tensilica FP DSPs

Being engrossed in the digital information world, it is easy to forget that the real world is comprised of mostly analog signals and data. Digital Signal Processors (DSP) take digitized forms of these worldly signals and manipulate them mathematically. Although floating-point is a more relevant and accurate way of representing… Read More


The Design Lifecycle of an Electronics Interface

The Design Lifecycle of an Electronics Interface
by Kalar Rajendiran on 07-08-2021 at 6:00 am

Product Process Organizational Complexities

We live in a world run by electronics systems. With the exception of completely isolated systems, all others take inputs, process them and produce outputs. The value of a system is determined not only by how well it processes the inputs but also by how well it handles inputs and outputs. Handling in this context means, how much data… Read More


Safety + Security for Automotive SoCs with ASIL B Compliant tRoot HSMs

Safety + Security for Automotive SoCs with ASIL B Compliant tRoot HSMs
by Kalar Rajendiran on 06-30-2021 at 10:00 am

New Architectures Reshaping Auto SoCs

Automotive segment is a market that has historically been supported by a few select suppliers within the semiconductor ecosystem. Over the last decade, this market has transitioned from just being about reliability, performance, fuel efficiency, etc., to placing equal importance to user experience. This user experience … Read More


Keynote from Air Force Research Laboratory at CadenceLIVE Americas 2021

Keynote from Air Force Research Laboratory at CadenceLIVE Americas 2021
by Kalar Rajendiran on 06-28-2021 at 6:00 am

Cadence Live Americas 2021

Cadence hosted its annual CadenceLIVE Americas conference June 8th-June 9th. Four keynotes and eighty-three different talks on various topics were presented. The talks were delivered by Cadence, its customers and partners.

The C-suite keynotes were delivered by Lip-Bu Tan (CEO) and Dr. Anirudh Devgan (President). The talks… Read More


Cadence Keynotes at CadenceLIVE Americas 2021

Cadence Keynotes at CadenceLIVE Americas 2021
by Kalar Rajendiran on 06-22-2021 at 10:00 am

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Last week, Cadence hosted its annual CadenceLIVE Americas conference. Four keynotes and eighty-three different talks on various topics were presented. The talks were delivered by Cadence, its customers and partners.

This blog is about the two keynotes delivered by CEO Lip-Bu Tan and President Dr. Anirudh Devgan. The guest … Read More


Silicon Photonics Solutions Address Bandwidth, Reach, and Power Challenges

Silicon Photonics Solutions Address Bandwidth, Reach, and Power Challenges
by Kalar Rajendiran on 06-16-2021 at 10:00 am

MegaTrends and Silicon Photonics

A couple of weeks ago, I blogged on GlobalFoundries’ silicon technologies supporting automotive radar applications. This time it is on GlobalFoundries’ silicon photonics technology which expects to find adoption in a broad spectrum of applications.  The blog is based on listening to a technology presentation made by Dr. … Read More


Keynote from Google at CadenceLIVE Americas 2021

Keynote from Google at CadenceLIVE Americas 2021
by Kalar Rajendiran on 06-14-2021 at 10:00 am

CDNLive Americas 2021

Last week, Cadence hosted its annual CadenceLIVE Americas 2021 conference. Four keynotes and eighty-three different talks on various topics were presented. The talks were delivered by Cadence, its customers and partners.

One of the keynotes was from Partha Ranganathan, VP and Engineering Fellow from Google. His talk was titled,… Read More


Enabling Silicon Technologies to Address Automotive Radar Trends and Requirements

Enabling Silicon Technologies to Address Automotive Radar Trends and Requirements
by Kalar Rajendiran on 06-01-2021 at 6:00 am

Current GF Nodes Supporting Automotive

During the week of April 19th, Linley held its Spring Processor Conference 2021. The Linley Group has a reputation for putting on excellent conferences. And this year’s spring conference was no exception. There were a number of very informative talks from various companies updating the audience on the latest research and development… Read More


Upcoming Webinar: PUFiot, A NeoPUF-based Secure Co-Processor

Upcoming Webinar: PUFiot, A NeoPUF-based Secure Co-Processor
by Kalar Rajendiran on 05-30-2021 at 10:00 am

PUFiot Applications

Throughout history, people have sought after security as a basic right and expectation within a civilized society. Even as recent as a few centuries ago, things were very simple. Subjects looked to their rulers to provide security for their lives and assets. Assets were mostly hard assets such as jewelry, coins or real estate. … Read More