WEBNAR: How ASIC/SoC Rapid Prototyping Solutions Can Help You!

WEBNAR: How ASIC/SoC Rapid Prototyping Solutions Can Help You!
by Daniel Nenni on 08-23-2019 at 10:00 am

If you are considering an FPGA prototype for an ASIC or SoC as part of your verification strategy, which more and more chip designers today are doing to enhance verification coverage of complex designs, please take advantage of this webinar replay:

How ASIC/SoC Prototyping Solutions Can Help You!

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Is ARM TechCon Really Worth it?

Is ARM TechCon Really Worth it?
by Daniel Nenni on 11-05-2018 at 6:00 am

Image RemovedThe ARM TechCon organizers are asking me what I thought of this year’s conference so here it goes. As you know I am a big fan of ARM TechCon and feel it is one of the better conferences for SoC design. This year however I noticed a big change in demographics. Maybe the location change had something to do with it but I definitely… Read More


Accelerating Design Debug in an ASIC Prototype

Accelerating Design Debug in an ASIC Prototype
by Daniel Nenni on 04-30-2013 at 8:15 pm

ASIC prototyping in FPGAs is starting to trend on SemiWiki. As FPGA technology becomes more advanced customers tell me that the traditional debug tools are inadequate. Faced with the very restrictive debugging capabilities and very long synthesis/place/route times the debugging cycle in these prototype platforms are quite… Read More


Aldec Delivers Leading Verification Methodologies!

Aldec Delivers Leading Verification Methodologies!
by Daniel Nenni on 02-14-2013 at 8:15 pm

Image RemovedFor those of you who don’t know, Aldec Inc., headquartered in Henderson, Nevada, is an industry leader in Electronic Design Verification and offers a patented technology suite including: RTL Design, RTL Simulators, Hardware-Assisted Verification, ASIC Prototyping, Design Rule Checking, IP Cores, DO-254 Functional… Read More


Improving FPGA Prototype Debugging

Improving FPGA Prototype Debugging
by Daniel Payne on 10-30-2012 at 10:00 am

FPGA Prototyping is growing in popularity as a method to get an SoC design into hardware running at clock speeds up to 100MHz or so. One downside during traditional FPGA prototyping debug is the limited number of internal signals that you can observe while trying to chase down bugs in the hardware design in the presence of running … Read More


12m FPGA prototyping sans partitioning

12m FPGA prototyping sans partitioning
by Don Dingee on 10-16-2012 at 9:30 pm

FPGA-based prototyping brings SoC designers the possibility of a high-fidelity model running at near real-world speeds – at least until the RTL design gets too big, when partitioning creeps into the process and starts affecting the hoped-for results.

The average ASIC or ASSP today is on the order of 8 to 10M gates, and that includes… Read More