NoC, NoC: Your Chip May Be Under Attack

NoC, NoC: Your Chip May Be Under Attack
by Paul McLellan on 01-03-2014 at 12:37 pm

SoCs face a lot of issues related to security and the Network-on-Chip (NoC) is in a good position to facilitate system-wide services. SoCs are now so complex that one of the challenges is to make sure that the chip does what it is meant to do and doesn’t do what it isn’t meant to do. Just as in software, security used to be … Read More


Cadence & ARM Optimize Complex SoC Performance

Cadence & ARM Optimize Complex SoC Performance
by Pawan Fangaria on 12-03-2013 at 3:00 pm

Now a day, a SoC can be highly complex, having 100s of IPs performing various functionalities along with multi-core CPUs on it. Managing power, performance and area of the overall semiconductor design in the SoC becomes an extremely challenging task. Even if the IPs and various design blocks are highly optimized within themselves,… Read More


What Does Sports and NoC Have in Common?

What Does Sports and NoC Have in Common?
by Randy Smith on 09-22-2013 at 11:00 am

Image RemovedAs an Oakland Raider season ticket holder I attend as many Raider home games as possible. If you have ever attended a live sporting event at a large stadium, and you travelled by car, you are probably familiar with the traffic problems that occur at the end of the game when everyone wants to leave the stadium parking lot… Read More