After spending a significant amount of my career in the IP library business it was an easy transition to Solido Design. I spent 10+ years traveling the world with CEO Amit Gupta working with the foundries and their top customers. In fact, the top 40 semiconductor companies use Solido. IP companies are also big Solido users including… Read More
TowerJazzis a specialty foundry that provides IC manufacturing into several markets, like: RF, high-performance analog, power, imaging, consumer, automotive, medical, industrial and aerospace/defense. In June there was a presentation from Ofer Tamir of TowerJazz at DACin the Cadence theatre, so I had a chance this week … Read More
When looking at the time to design and verify an SoC we’ve known for many years now that the verification effort requires more time than the design process. So anything that will shorten the verification effort will have the biggest impact on keeping your project on schedule.
A second trend is the amount of Analog content in… Read More
IC designer Shubhyant Chaturvediof AMD used EDA tools from Mentor Graphicsand Concept Engineeringto perform static, low-power verification of a mixed-signal SoC design with a combined CPU and GPU. Shubhyant presented a poster session at DAC two weeks ago in Austin, and I wanted to share it with my readers here at SemiWiki.… Read More
Mentor Graphics throws a very nice dinner party at DAC each year for journalists, bloggers and top customers, so this year I spoke with Michael Buehler-Garcia about what’s new with Calibre.
Michael Buehler-Garcia, Mentor Graphics
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DVCon is next week, which I’m sure you know already if you are in verification. Of course Synopsys has a rich product portfolio in verification and verification IP (VIP) so is pretty visible at the show.
On Wednesday they are sponsoring lunch. Several Synopsys customers will talk about their view of how the verification landscape… Read More