Should India Invest in Semiconductor Manufacturing?

Should India Invest in Semiconductor Manufacturing?
by Terry Daly on 08-11-2020 at 6:00 am

Semiconductors Made in India

Cyber security, economic growth, government leadership and industry support must be weighed

The debate
A healthy public debate is underway as to whether India should invest in semiconductor manufacturing. PVG Menon, former chair of the India Electronics and Semiconductor Association, supports the objective as part of a full… Read More


Seminar: Mentor Forum for Tessent DFT 2019 India

Seminar: Mentor Forum for Tessent DFT 2019 India
by Daniel Payne on 09-17-2019 at 9:00 am

Mentor - A Siemens Business

Overview

Test for the Autonomous Age

The seminar will focus on three key test challenges IC vendors face as they try to make the promises of the autonomous age a reality.

  • Implementing DFT on the very large designs and new compute architectures that are required for efficient AI and machine learning
  • Achieving high test quality and
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Why Apple failed in India and how it can recover

Why Apple failed in India and how it can recover
by Vivek Wadhwa on 11-18-2018 at 12:00 pm

Apple iPhone sales in India are expected to have fallen dramatically this year to two million, from three million phones last year. Reuters reports that at the peak shopping season, in Diwali, Apple stores were deserted. This occurred in the world’s fastest-growing market, in which smartphone sales are increasing often by more… Read More


DVCon India

DVCon India
by barun on 08-14-2015 at 12:00 pm

After its successful launch last year, the “Design and Verification Conference & Exhibition India” (DVCon India) will be held on Sept 10 – 11 in Bangalore. The event primarily has two tracks: ESL and DV. The ESL track covers electronic system level (ESL) design and verification, including virtual prototypes of electronic… Read More


Extending Wintel collaboration to Nokia?

Extending Wintel collaboration to Nokia?
by gauravjalan on 02-12-2013 at 10:00 pm

Any article or blog on mobile phones talks about the ongoing battle between Apple and Samsung or the never ending struggle of Nokia and Blackberry. These reports are primarily based on the US market that hosts close to 322 million mobile subscriptions as per report in DEC 2012 by mobiThinking. With 81% (256 million) of the US population… Read More


Apache Presents: ESD analysis

Apache Presents: ESD analysis
by Paul McLellan on 12-13-2012 at 1:15 am

The 26th Conference on VLSI Design will be in Pune, India from January 5th to 10th at the Hyatt Regency. Details on the conference here. Registration here. I happened to be involved in the first of these conferences, which was held in Edinburgh where I was wrapping up my PhD. It was in the considerably less palatial surroundings of … Read More


VLSI 2012 in Hyderabad

VLSI 2012 in Hyderabad
by Paul McLellan on 01-06-2012 at 3:59 pm

Atrenta will be on a panel session at VLSI 2012 next week in Hyderabad in the center of India. Since I had a development group there over a decade ago this is actually one of the few cities in India that I have visited. Beautiful but very hot at the time I was there.

Atrenta will be represented by Sathyam Pattanam the director of engineering… Read More


MUSIC in Bangalore

MUSIC in Bangalore
by Paul McLellan on 08-17-2011 at 7:18 pm

When you think of Indian music you might think of ragas for the sitar. But when you think of Indian MUSIC, that is the Magma user group meeting (Magma Users Summit for Integrated Circuits) coming up on September 7th in Bangalore (note: the date has changed from when it was originally announced). It is at Vivanta by Taj on M G Road.

There… Read More