Accellera/ESD Alliance Co-Host “The Executive View – Returning to the Office”

Accellera/ESD Alliance Co-Host “The Executive View – Returning to the Office”
by Admin on 08-11-2021 at 12:00 am

On August 11, 2021, Accellera and ESD Alliance will co-host part 2 of a virtual panel to discuss the challenges of transitioning back from remote work to the office.

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Virtual Event
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 9:00am-10:00am PT

You are invited to our FREE webinar co-hosted by the ESD Alliance and Accellera. A panel… Read More


What’s New with UVM and UVM Checking?

What’s New with UVM and UVM Checking?
by Daniel Nenni on 06-30-2021 at 6:00 am

UVM and UVM Checking

About once a quarter, I touch base with Cristian Amitroaie, CEO and co-founder of AMIQ EDA, to see what’s new with the company, products, and users. Sometimes he surprises me, as he did earlier this year when he mentioned that their tools check about 150 rules for non-standard constructs in SystemVerilog and VHDL. When we talked … Read More


Functional Safety – What and How

Functional Safety – What and How
by Daniel Payne on 05-26-2021 at 10:00 am

Accellera FSWG min

I’ve written before about how the automotive industry adheres to functional safety (FS) as defined in the ISO 26262 standard, along with other SemiWiki bloggers. That standard certainly defines the What part of FS, however it doesn’t mandate how you meet the standard, what tools you should be using, file formats … Read More


CEO Interview: R.K. Patil of Vayavya Labs

CEO Interview: R.K. Patil of Vayavya Labs
by Daniel Nenni on 03-12-2021 at 6:00 am

RK Patil 1

RK has over 25 years of industry experience in the domain of Telecom, Embedded software and Semiconductors. Before co-founding Vayavya, he was a co-founder at Smart Yantra Technologies, where he has held various positions in engineering, marketing and management. At Vayavya RK is responsible for overall management and strategic… Read More


CEO Interview: Dr. Chouki Aktouf of Defacto

CEO Interview: Dr. Chouki Aktouf of Defacto
by Daniel Nenni on 11-13-2020 at 6:00 am

Defacto CEO Interview Chouki Aktouf

“For more than 18 years, we never stopped innovating at Defacto. We are aware of EDA Mantra “Innovate or Die!”. Innovation is in our DNA, and we never stopped adding new automated capabilities to the SoC design community to help facing complexity and cost challenges, which increase every year.”

Before founding Defacto… Read More


Can you really meet your SoC design schedule without a good GUI?

Can you really meet your SoC design schedule without a good GUI?
by Daniel Nenni on 08-31-2020 at 10:00 am

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Talk to the members of a digital design team and you will always find two types of users. One who likes using the GUI while working on his design and the other who is passionate about using scripts and the command line options. This is akin to the two camps of users who either love either good old Vi/Vim or the ever versatile Emacs editor.… Read More


Mentor at DVCON 2020!

Mentor at DVCON 2020!
by Daniel Nenni on 02-17-2020 at 6:00 am

DVCon 2020 SemiWiki

Are you ready for the premier conference for functional design and verification of electronic systems?

Sponsored by Accellera Systems Initiative, DVCon is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating design and verification standards required by systems, semiconductor, intellectual property (IP)… Read More