Stand-Out Veteran Provider of FPGA Prototyping Solutions at #59DAC

Stand-Out Veteran Provider of FPGA Prototyping Solutions at #59DAC
by Steve Walters on 07-26-2022 at 10:00 am

S2C EDA Solutions 2022

S2C’s Shines at DAC 2022 with its New Prodigy Player Pro-7 Prototyping Software, Multi-FPGA Prototype Hardware Platforms, and Complete Prototyping Solutions

The 59th Design Automation Conference returned to San Francisco’s Moscone Center this year to notch almost six decades of week-long immersion in EDA technology and … Read More


White Paper: Advanced SoC Debug with Multi-FPGA Prototyping

White Paper: Advanced SoC Debug with Multi-FPGA Prototyping
by Daniel Nenni on 04-19-2022 at 10:00 am

S2C EDA Prototyping White Paper 2022

S2C EDA recently released a whitepaper written by a good friend of mine Steve Walters. Steve and I have worked together many times throughout our careers and I consider him to be one of my trusted few, especially in regards to prototyping and emulation. Steve is also my co author on the book “Prototypical II The Practice of FPGA-Based… Read More


Live 58th Design Automation Conference Coverage!

Live 58th Design Automation Conference Coverage!
by Daniel Nenni on 12-05-2021 at 10:00 am

Dan and Shushana Friday Harbor San Juan Islands

My beautiful first mate and I will be together at DAC this year. Her first DAC was 1985 in Las Vegas and we lived happily ever after. SemiWiki bloggers Tom Dillinger and Daniel Payne will also be at DAC attending sessions and meeting with exhibiting companies to learn and blog about the latest innovations inside the semiconductor … Read More


S2C EDA Delivers on Plan to Scale-Up FPGA Prototyping Platforms to Billions of Gates

S2C EDA Delivers on Plan to Scale-Up FPGA Prototyping Platforms to Billions of Gates
by Daniel Nenni on 11-08-2021 at 6:00 am

S2C EDA Prodigy Logix Matrix LX2

S2C has been a global leader in FPGA prototyping for nearly two decades now, and its FPGA prototyping platforms have closely tracked the availability of the latest FPGAs – including the latest FPGAs from both Xilinx and Intel.  And they are definitely delivering on the promise to advance their prototyping solutions for hyperscale… Read More


Successful SoC Debug with FPGA Prototyping – It’s Really All About Planning and Good Judgement

Successful SoC Debug with FPGA Prototyping – It’s Really All About Planning and Good Judgement
by Daniel Nenni on 10-21-2021 at 6:00 am

ProtoBridge Debug Blog 181021

Using FPGAs to prototype and debug SoCs as part of the SoC design verification hierarchy was pioneered by Quickturn Design Systems in the late 1980’s, and I have observed a wide variety of FPGA prototyping projects over the years.  In retrospect, three factors have determined the success of the FPGA prototyping project;

  1. A good
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Podcast EP35: Benefits of FPGA Based Prototyping

Podcast EP35: Benefits of FPGA Based Prototyping
by Daniel Nenni on 08-27-2021 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Ying Chen, VP of marketing & international sales at S2C. Dan and Ying explore the various uses and benefits of FPGA-based prototyping, including the different architectures available and cloud access.

Mr. Chen is a dynamic technologist with over 23 years of technical and business experiences in digital … Read More


Prototypical II PDF is now available!

Prototypical II PDF is now available!
by Daniel Nenni on 08-02-2021 at 6:00 am

Prototypical II

Our latest book has finally been published! A PDF version of “Prototypical II – The Practice of FPGA Prototyping for SoC Design” is now available in the SemiWiki book section. The first book “Prototypical – The Emergence of FPGA Prototyping for SoC Design” was published in 2016 and a lot … Read More


StarFive Surpasses Development Goal with the Prodigy Rapid Prototyping System from S2C

StarFive Surpasses Development Goal with the Prodigy Rapid Prototyping System from S2C
by rdgreen on 07-13-2021 at 10:00 am

SartFive

Faced with the challenge of developing a high-performance hardware platform with critical software components, what choices do companies have in rapidly moving their development forward with modest budgets and resources?

That was the challenge faced by StarFive Technology, a leading IP and semiconductor SoC platform solution… Read More


CEO Interview: Toshio Nakama of S2C EDA

CEO Interview: Toshio Nakama of S2C EDA
by Daniel Nenni on 05-21-2021 at 6:00 am

Toshio Nakama SemiWiki

Toshio Nakama is the founder and the CEO of S2C and also a strong advocate of FPGA accelerated ASIC/SoC design methodology. Mr. Nakama devotes much of his time in promoting scalable Prototyping/Emulation hardware architecture and defining automated software specifications. He first started his career at Altera in 1997 and … Read More


S2C Raises the Bar for High Capacity, High-Performance FPGA Prototyping

S2C Raises the Bar for High Capacity, High-Performance FPGA Prototyping
by Daniel Nenni on 12-29-2020 at 10:00 am

Logic Matrix

It should come as no surprise that S2C would step out in front with a high-density FPGA prototyping hardware platform for users who would like to scale to large numbers of FPGAs and high performance.  That’s exactly what they have done with their new Prodigy Logic Matrix family of FPGA prototyping products that S2C announced in December. … Read More