RTL Restructuring

RTL Restructuring
by Daniel Payne on 04-04-2013 at 2:34 pm

Hierarchical IC design has been around since the dawn of electronics, and every SoC design today will use hierarchy for both the physical and logical descriptions. During the physical implementation of an SoC you will likely run into EDA tool limits that require a re-structure of the hierarchy. This re-partitioning will cause… Read More


Tanner EDA Tops 1,200 Active Customers!

Tanner EDA Tops 1,200 Active Customers!
by Daniel Nenni on 11-22-2012 at 8:33 pm

Image RemovedIt is always nice to see when an EDA company grows organically, versus inorganically by acquiring friends and foes. It is also nice to see when an EDA company invests in the fabless semiconductor ecosystem because, as we know, we are all in this together.

Tanner EDA celebrated its 25th anniversary this year by adding… Read More


SpringSoft Update 2012!

SpringSoft Update 2012!
by Daniel Nenni on 05-28-2012 at 6:05 pm

Image RemovedLittle known fact, SpringSoft, Inc. is the largest supplier of EDA software in Asia with headquarters in both Hsinchu, Taiwan, and in Silicon Valley, CA. You will be hard pressed to find a company that does not use SpringSoft products and being located right down the street from the top two foundries doesn’t hurt either.Read More