A Tour of This Year’s DAC IP Track with Randy Fish

A Tour of This Year’s DAC IP Track with Randy Fish
by Mike Gianfagna on 07-10-2020 at 10:00 am

Randy Fish

DAC is a complex event with many “moving parts”. While the conference has gone virtual this year (as all events have), the depth of the event remains the same. The technical program has always been of top quality, with peer-reviewed papers presented across many topics and across the world. This is also the oldest part of DAC, dating… Read More


Interview with Altair CTO Sam Mahalingam

Interview with Altair CTO Sam Mahalingam
by Daniel Nenni on 06-29-2020 at 10:00 am

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In this interview we talk with Sam Mahalingam, chief technology officer at Altair, about gaining a competitive edge with software that’s built to handle high-throughput workloads like chip design and electronic design automation (EDA). Altair is a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance… Read More


This Is Not Your Father’s Semiconductor Packaging: An EDA Perspective

This Is Not Your Father’s Semiconductor Packaging: An EDA Perspective
by Admin on 06-17-2020 at 12:00 am

Semiconductor foundries are accelerating their offerings for advanced packaging. This sea change in the advanced packaging market brings several important new solutions to the industry as well as significant design and analysis challenges for the packaging engineer. Many packaging professionals are becoming aware that… Read More


WEBINAR: Securing Your SoCs: Advanced Techniques for Security Verification

WEBINAR: Securing Your SoCs: Advanced Techniques for Security Verification
by Daniel Nenni on 06-16-2020 at 10:00 am

Security concerns permeate our digital lives. From online financial or personal data transactions, to automobile control and even election tampering, protecting access has become a critical necessity for almost all applications. With semiconductor hardware forming the foundation of modern electronic systems, a hack here… Read More


Do You Love DAC? Here’s Why I Do

Do You Love DAC? Here’s Why I Do
by Mike Gianfagna on 06-07-2020 at 10:00 am

I Love DAC Over The Years

Hello all, and welcome to DAC Season. As you all probably know by now, there are some twists to DAC Season this year. First, it’s being held July 20 – 24 this year instead of in June. I believe there was one other time the conference spilled into July, so this isn’t the norm. DAC, like pretty much every other conference these days has also… Read More


The Largest Engineering Simulation Virtual Event in the World!

The Largest Engineering Simulation Virtual Event in the World!
by Daniel Nenni on 05-22-2020 at 10:00 am

ANSYS Simulation World

ANSYS is the world leader in engineering simulation across multiple markets. One of those markets just happens to be semiconductor which is why ANSYS is on SemiWiki.com. Due to the pandemic ANSYS has transformed their popular live regional events to one broad virtual event “Simulation World”.

“Simulation World is world’s largestRead More


Collaboration Flow for Moore’s Law versus More than Moore

Collaboration Flow for Moore’s Law versus More than Moore
by Herb Reiter on 05-20-2020 at 10:00 am

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The current Coronavirus crisis is inflicting a lot of pain on people, companies, and governments. I hope I am not getting in trouble with my reasoning, but if you look closely, there are also some “positives” to the Covid-19 crisis.

– It is stress-testing our infrastructure and telling us where we need to improve – as country,… Read More


Achieving Design Robustness in Signoff for Advanced Node Digital Designs

Achieving Design Robustness in Signoff for Advanced Node Digital Designs
by Admin on 03-24-2020 at 11:00 am

Tue, Mar 24, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM MDT

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As designs migrate to cutting edge single digit nanometer technologies, designing high yielding products that quickly enter the market is key to remain competitive in the chip industry. Advanced node digital… Read More


Machine Learning for EDA – Inside, Outside and Everywhere Else

Machine Learning for EDA – Inside, Outside and Everywhere Else
by Mike Gianfagna on 03-18-2020 at 6:00 am

Paul Cunningham

Artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere. The rise of the machines is upon us in case you haven’t noticed. Machine learning (ML) and its associated inference abilities promise to revolutionize everything from driving your car to making breakfast. We hear a lot about the macro, end-product impact of this technology, but there… Read More