How Sarcina Revolutionizes Advanced Packaging #61DAC

How Sarcina Revolutionizes Advanced Packaging #61DAC
by Mike Gianfagna on 07-17-2024 at 10:00 am

DAC Roundup – How Sarcina Revolutionizes Advanced Packaging

#61DAC was buzzing with discussion of chiplet-based, heterogeneous design.  This new design approach opens new opportunities for applications such as AI, autonomous driving and even quantum computing. A critical enabler for all this to work is reliable, cost-effective advanced packaging, and that is the topic of this post.… Read More


Codasip Makes it Easier and Safer to Design Custom RISC-V Processors #61DAC

Codasip Makes it Easier and Safer to Design Custom RISC-V Processors #61DAC
by Mike Gianfagna on 07-15-2024 at 6:00 am

DAC Roundup – Codasip Makes it Easier and Safer to Design Custom RISC V Processors

RISC-V continued to be a significant force at #61DAC. There were many events that focused on its application in a wide variety of markets. As anyone who has used an embedded processor knows, the trick is how to be competitive. Using the same core as everyone else and differentiating in software is a strategy that tends to run out of … Read More


Who Are the Next Anchor Tenants at DAC? #61DAC

Who Are the Next Anchor Tenants at DAC? #61DAC
by Mike Gianfagna on 07-11-2024 at 10:00 am

DAC Roundup – Who Are the Next Anchor Tenants at DAC?

#61DAC is evolving. The big get bigger and ultimately focus on other venues for customer outreach and branding. This is a normal evolution in any industry. For EDA, it was noticed by many that Cadence and Synopsys have downsized their booths at DAC. Everyone knows CDNLive and SNUG are very successful events for these companies and… Read More


Breker Brings RISC-V Verification to the Next Level #61DAC

Breker Brings RISC-V Verification to the Next Level #61DAC
by Mike Gianfagna on 07-09-2024 at 6:00 am

DAC Roundup – Breker Brings RISC V Verification to the Next Level

RISC-V is clearly gaining momentum across many applications. That was quite clear at #61DAC as well. Breker Verification Systems solves challenges across the functional verification process for large, complex semiconductors. Its Trek family of products is production-proven at many leading semiconductor companies worldwide.… Read More


Intel’s Gary Patton Shows the Way to a Systems Foundry #61DAC

Intel’s Gary Patton Shows the Way to a Systems Foundry #61DAC
by Mike Gianfagna on 07-08-2024 at 10:00 am

DAC Roundup – Intel’s Gary Patton Shows the Way to a Systems Foundry

#61DAC was buzzing this year with talk of AI and multi-die, heterogeneous design. The promise of making 2.5/3D design and a chiplet ecosystem mainstream reality was the focus of a lot of the panels and presentations at the conference. AI is certainly a driver for this new design style, but the conversation was broader than just AI,… Read More


Siemens Provides a Complete 3D IC Solution with Innovator3D IC

Siemens Provides a Complete 3D IC Solution with Innovator3D IC
by Mike Gianfagna on 06-27-2024 at 6:00 am

Siemens Provides a Complete 3D IC Solution with Innovator3D IC

Heterogeneous multi-die integration is gaining more momentum all the time. The limited roadmap offered by Moore’s Law monolithic, single-die integration has opened the door to a new era of more-than-Moore heterogeneous integration. The prospects offered by this new design paradigm are exciting and the entire ecosystem is… Read More


How IROC Makes the World a Safer Place with Unique Soft Error Analysis

How IROC Makes the World a Safer Place with Unique Soft Error Analysis
by Mike Gianfagna on 06-11-2024 at 6:00 am

Soft Error Analysis

I recently had an eye-opening discussion regarding the phenomena of soft errors in semiconductor devices. I always knew this could be a problem in space, where there are all kinds of high energy particles. What I didn’t realize is there are two trends that are making this kind of problem relevant on the ground as well as in space. The… Read More


TSMC Advanced Packaging Overcomes the Complexities of Multi-Die Design

TSMC Advanced Packaging Overcomes the Complexities of Multi-Die Design
by Mike Gianfagna on 06-10-2024 at 6:00 am

TSMC Advanced Packaging Overcomes the Complexities of Multi Die Design

The TSMC Technology Symposium provides a worldwide stage for TSMC to showcase its advanced technology impact and the extensive ecosystem that is part of the company’s vast reach. These events occur around the world and the schedule is winding down. TSMC covers many topics at its Technology Symposium, including industry-leading… Read More


Arteris is Solving SoC Integration Challenges

Arteris is Solving SoC Integration Challenges
by Mike Gianfagna on 06-06-2024 at 6:00 am

Arteris is Solving SoC Integration Challenges

The difficulty of SoC integration is clearly getting more demanding. Driven by process node density, multi-chip integration and seemingly never-ending demands for more performance at lower power, the hurdles continue to increase. When you consider these challenges in the context of Arteris, it’s natural to think about hardware… Read More


Silicon Creations is Enabling the Chiplet Revolution

Silicon Creations is Enabling the Chiplet Revolution
by Mike Gianfagna on 06-04-2024 at 6:00 am

Silicon Creations is Enabling the Chiplet Revolution

The multi-die chiplet-based revolution is upon us. The ecosystem will need to develop various standards and enabling IP to make the “mix and max” concept a reality. UCIe, or Universal Chip Interconnect express is an open, multi-protocol on-package die-to-die interconnect and protocol standard that promises to pave the way … Read More