Verifications Horizons 2021, Now More Siemens

Verifications Horizons 2021, Now More Siemens
by Bernard Murphy on 09-08-2021 at 6:00 am

Aero DT min

In a discussion with Tom Fitzpatrick of Siemens EDA he recalled that their Verification Horizons newsletter started 17 years ago, back when they were Mentor. We’ve known about the Siemens acquisition for a while. The deal closed in March 2017, but it wasn’t until January 1, 2021 that the legal entity merger was complete. Which makes… 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


Visualizing the Digital Twin for Heavy Equipment

Visualizing the Digital Twin for Heavy Equipment
by Admin on 07-08-2021 at 12:00 am

LIVE WEBINAR | 08 JULY 2021 | TWO SESSIONS AVAILABLE

Experiencing large, heavy equipment at a human scale in virtual reality enables designers and engineers to make better design decisions on digital models before committing to expensive physical prototypes. With the addition of multi-person collaboration, remote teams

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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


The Wild, Wild SEMICON West TechTALK – Joe Costello Speaks Out

The Wild, Wild SEMICON West TechTALK – Joe Costello Speaks Out
by Randy Smith on 07-25-2019 at 10:00 am

On July 9, 2019, I attended the TechTALK session hosted by Dave Kelf of Breker Systems, Inc. titled, “Applied AI in Design-to-Manufacturing.” I was happy to hear what Dave had put together for this since it is a topic I am keenly interested in and because I have known Dave personally through music and charitable activities we have … Read More


Surviving in the Age of Digitalization

Surviving in the Age of Digitalization
by Daniel Nenni on 03-18-2019 at 7:00 am

There was an interesting keynote at DVCon last month. It was titled “Thriving in the Age of Digitalization” which introduced the concept of digital twins for design and production. It was presented by Fram Akiki who is a relative newcomer to EDA but has an interesting history so I will start there.

Fram and I got started in the semiconductor… Read More


Mentor Showcases Digital Twin Demo

Mentor Showcases Digital Twin Demo
by Bernard Murphy on 03-06-2019 at 6:00 am

Mentor put on a very interesting tutorial at DVCon this year. Commonly DVCon tutorials center around a single tool; less commonly (in my recent experience) they will detail a solution flow but still within the confines of chip or chip + software design. It is rare indeed to see presentations on a full system design including realistic… Read More