SoC Power Islands Verification with Hardware-assisted Verification

SoC Power Islands Verification with Hardware-assisted Verification
by Lauro Rizzatti on 05-14-2024 at 10:00 am

SoC Power Islands Figure 1

The ever-growing demand for longer battery life in mobile devices and energy savings in general have pushed power optimization to the top of designers’ concerns. While various techniques like multi-VT transistors and clock gating offer power savings at gate-level design, the real impact occurs at system level, where hardware… Read More


DSP SoC a la Française

DSP SoC a la Française
by Lauro Rizzatti on 02-04-2018 at 11:00 am

I enjoyed reading Eric Esteve’s article “ French Tech at CES, 2nd country after USA with 274 Start-Up at Eureka Park!” It brought back happy memories of my time at EVE until Synopsys purchased it in 2012.Here is another intriguing story by a French startup named VSORA and founded by Khaled Maalej with a team of scientists and engineers.Read More


The Evolution of Emulation

The Evolution of Emulation
by Bernard Murphy on 06-13-2016 at 7:00 am

Mentor hosted a panel on emulation in their booth at DAC this year. One thing I really liked about this panel is that it didn’t include anyone from Mentor. Not that I have anything against Mentor employees, who are a fine bunch of people from those I know, but I find panels most interesting when the discussion is purely among customers.… Read More