Podcast EP8: A Look Inside Analog IP and Analog Bits

Podcast EP8: A Look Inside Analog IP and Analog Bits
by Daniel Nenni on 02-19-2021 at 10:00 am

Dan and Mike are joined by Mahesh Tirupattur, executive vice president at Analog Bits. Mahesh discussed how he found his way to analog IP design and his long association with Analog Bits. Effective strategies for analog IP design and deployment are discussed as well as leading edge applications for analog IP . Mahesh also provides… Read More


Analog Bits is Taking the Virtual Holiday Party up a Notch or Two

Analog Bits is Taking the Virtual Holiday Party up a Notch or Two
by Mike Gianfagna on 12-25-2020 at 6:00 am

Analog Bits Takes the Virtual Holiday Party Up a Notch or Two

As 2020 comes to a close, I hear a lot of chatter about virtual meeting fatigue; “I’m Zoomed out”. We’ve all attended virtual versions of conferences this year with various degrees of success. Overall, I have to say these events are getting better. Semiconductor and EDA folks have a way of adapting and inventing, and it’s showing … Read More


7nm SERDES Design and Qualification Challenges!

7nm SERDES Design and Qualification Challenges!
by Daniel Nenni on 11-22-2017 at 7:00 am

Semiconductor IP is the fastest growing market inside the fabless ecosystem, it always has been and always will be, especially now that non-traditional chip companies are quickly entering the mix. Towards the end of the year I always talk to the ecosystem to see what next year has in store for us and 2018 looks to be another year of … Read More


DesignCon 2014 AMS Panel Report

DesignCon 2014 AMS Panel Report
by Daniel Nenni on 02-05-2014 at 10:15 am

DesignCon 2014 was very crowded! I have not seen the attendance numbers but as the first conference of the New Year it was very encouraging. The strength of the fabless semiconductor ecosystem is collaboration and face-to-face interactions are the most valuable, absolutely.

The session I moderated was on Mixed Signal Design … Read More


Digital @ Nano-Scale while Analog Hovers @ 65nm and Above

Digital @ Nano-Scale while Analog Hovers @ 65nm and Above
by Daniel Nenni on 01-20-2014 at 9:00 pm

Who’s going to DesignCon next week? I am, absolutely. Dr. Hermann Eul, Vice President & General Manager, Mobile & Communications Group, Intel Corporation will be keynoting on Tuesday. This one I want to hear! Intel missed mobile at 32nm, 22nm, and 14nm. Lets see what they have planned for 10nm. Something good I hope!… Read More