One of the first events on the 2023 EDA calendar is the Phil Kaufman Award ceremony and banquet honoring the 2022 recipient Dr. Giovanni De Micheli. The event, hosted by the Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance) and the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA), will be held Thursday, February 23, starting… Read More
Chip design verification has long been a key component of any design project developing silicon intended to go into manufacturing. As designs become more complex, so does the manufacturing risk, and the focus on thorough verification becomes ever more critical.
Another dimension of complexity coming into play and considered… Read More
It’s not often our community is able to attend an in-person discussion where executives share their insights on industry trends, especially over the past two years as the pandemic swept across the globe.
Well, that’s about to change and I suggest you start jotting down questions as the ESD Alliance plans its first in-person CEO … Read More
Curvilinear Design Primer for Design, Packaging Communities
This interview was done by Bob Smith, Executive Director, ESD Alliance, a SEMI Technology Community.
Previously, Fujimura served as CTO at Cadence Design Systems and returned to Cadence for the second time through the acquisition of Simplex Solutions where he was… Read More
According to the ESD Alliance, the single biggest revenue category in our industry is for semiconductor IP, so the concept of IP reuse is firmly established as a way to get complex products to market more quickly and reducing risk. On the flip side, with hundreds or even thousands of IP blocks in a complex SoC, how does a team, division… Read More
The Phil Kaufman Award honors individuals who have had a demonstrable impact on the field of electronic system design through technology innovations, education/mentoring, or business or industry leadership. The award was established as a tribute to Phil Kaufman, the late industry pioneer who turned innovative technologies… Read More
The latest Electronic Design Market Data report was just published. The headline announces continued substantial growth for the sector: Electronic System Design Industry Logs Double-Digit Q2 2021 Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth, ESD Alliance Reports. While not quite the record-breaking growth reported last quarter, the… Read More
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.
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
SemiWiki has covered the Q2, Q3 and Q4 ESD Alliance quarterly revenue reports previously. The Q2 2020 report suggested that EDA had COVID immunity. The Q3 2020 report inspired an Up and to the Right comment. The Q4 2020 report demanded a Juggernaut label. And now the Q1 2021 report posts yet more record-breaking growth. This is … Read More
Apologies for the slightly hyperbolic title of this post. Webster defines Juggernaut as “a massive inexorable force, campaign, movement, or object that crushes whatever is in its path.” Marvel Comic fans will recall the term also refers to a superhero nemesis. But I digress. The ESD Alliance recently announced its Q4 2020 Electronic… Read More