DAC 2021 Wrap-up – S2C turns more than a few heads

DAC 2021 Wrap-up – S2C turns more than a few heads
by Ron Green on 12-20-2021 at 10:00 am

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Now that the 58th Design Automation Conference held this year in San Francisco has concluded, we take a minute to look back at the results and ascertain what it meant for our company.

Unfortunately, many popular tradeshows held in the time of Covid have suffered a drop in attendance, and DAC was no exception. Despite this however,… Read More


Semicon West is Semicon Less

Semicon West is Semicon Less
by Robert Maire on 12-15-2021 at 10:00 am

Semicon West 2021
  • Semicon West was Semicon Less- Less Customers & Vendor
  • Everyone is busy as can be, maybe too busy to attend
  • Those who were there, talk about supply chain issues & stress
  • How long does the party last & where the money comes from?

Semicon West was Semicon Less….

We attended a “Hybrid” version of Semicon… Read More


58th Design Automation Conference (DAC)

58th Design Automation Conference (DAC)
by Admin on 12-05-2021 at 12:00 am

December 5-9, 2021
San Francisco

The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is the premier event devoted to the design and design automation of electronic systems and circuits.
DAC focuses on the latest methodologies and technology advancements in electronic design.

The 58th DAC will bring together researchers, designers, practitioners,… Read More


Podcast EP51: A Preview of the Needham Keynote at DAC

Podcast EP51: A Preview of the Needham Keynote at DAC
by Daniel Nenni on 12-03-2021 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Charles Shi, Vice President & Research Analyst for Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment at Needham & Company. Charles will be doing an opening keynote next week at the Design Automation Conference. He covers EDA as well as semiconductor equipment at Needham.

Dan explores why Charles isRead More


Siemens EDA will be returning to DAC this year as a Platinum Sponsor.

Siemens EDA will be returning to DAC this year as a Platinum Sponsor.
by Daniel Nenni on 11-29-2021 at 10:00 am

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The 38th Design Automation Conference is next week and this one is for the record books. Having been virtual the last two years, next week we will meet live once again. I think we may have all taken for granted the value of live events but now we know how important they are on both a professional and human level, absolutely.

“The… Read More


Podcast EP47: A Chat with Industry Legend Joe Costello

Podcast EP47: A Chat with Industry Legend Joe Costello
by Daniel Nenni on 11-10-2021 at 8:00 am

Dan and Mike are joined by EDA legend Joe Costello. Joe discusses his perspective on the state of the EDA industry and what opportunities and challenges lie ahead, He also gives a preview of the keynote he will present at the upcoming Design Automation Conference.

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The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in these… Read More


Podcast EP45: Designer, IP and Embedded Tracks at DAC

Podcast EP45: Designer, IP and Embedded Tracks at DAC
by Daniel Nenni on 10-29-2021 at 10:00 am

Dan and Mike are joined by Ambar Sarkar, the chair of the designer, IP and embedded tracks at DAC this year. Ambar talks about the breadth of these programs, including what topics are hot, along with some exciting new formats for presentation and interaction this year.

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DAC versus SEMICON ES Design West!

DAC versus SEMICON ES Design West!
by Daniel Nenni on 12-19-2018 at 12:00 pm

As I mentioned in a previous post, the big drama at last year’s Design Automation Conference was the acquisition of the Electronic Systems Design Alliance (formerly EDAC) by SEMI, the owner of the SEMICON West Conference franchise. The plan is to add an ES Design West wing to the SEMICON West conference in San Francisco next year.… Read More


EDA Powered by Machine Learning panel, 1-on-1 demos, and more!

EDA Powered by Machine Learning panel, 1-on-1 demos, and more!
by Daniel Nenni on 06-07-2017 at 12:00 pm

DAC is upon us again! The Design Automation Conference holds special meaning to me as it was the first technical conference I attended as a semiconductor professional, or professional anything for that matter. That was 33 years ago and I have not missed one since. This year my wife and I both will be walking the DAC floor and it would… Read More


Aldec extends FPGA and ASIC flows at DAC

Aldec extends FPGA and ASIC flows at DAC
by Don Dingee on 05-20-2016 at 4:00 pm

Aldec tools and services have long been associated with FPGA designs. As FPGAs have evolved toward more RTL-based designs, the similarities between a modern FPGA verification flow and an ASIC verification flow often leave them looking virtually the same. … Read More