The Lines Are Blurring Between System and Silicon. You’re Not Ready.

The Lines Are Blurring Between System and Silicon. You’re Not Ready.
by Daniel Nenni on 07-01-2022 at 8:00 am

3D Memory HBM Ansys

3D-ICs bring together multiple silicon dies into a single package that’s significantly larger and complex than traditional systems on a chip (SoCs). There’s no doubt these innovative designs are revolutionizing the semiconductor industry.

3D-ICs offer a variety of performance advantages over traditional SoCs. Because … Read More


WEBINAR: Balancing Performance and Power in adding AI Accelerators to System-on-Chip (SoC)

WEBINAR: Balancing Performance and Power in adding AI Accelerators to System-on-Chip (SoC)
by Daniel Nenni on 03-01-2022 at 6:00 am

Mirabilis Webinar AI SoC

Among the multiple technologies that are poised to deliver substantial value in the future, Artificial Intelligence (AI) tops the list.  An IEEE survey showed that AI will drive the majority of innovation across almost every industry sector in the next one to five years.

As a result, the AI revolution is motivating the need for … Read More


DAC 2021 Wrap-up – S2C turns more than a few heads

DAC 2021 Wrap-up – S2C turns more than a few heads
by Ron Green on 12-20-2021 at 10:00 am

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Now that the 58th Design Automation Conference held this year in San Francisco has concluded, we take a minute to look back at the results and ascertain what it meant for our company.

Unfortunately, many popular tradeshows held in the time of Covid have suffered a drop in attendance, and DAC was no exception. Despite this however,… Read More


PCIe 6.0, LPDDR5, HBM2E and HBM3 Speed Adapters to FPGA Prototyping Solutions

PCIe 6.0, LPDDR5, HBM2E and HBM3 Speed Adapters to FPGA Prototyping Solutions
by Kalar Rajendiran on 12-15-2021 at 6:00 am

Avery PCIe Speed Adapter IP at Work

We live in the age of big data. No matter how fast and complex modern SoCs are, it all comes down to how quickly data can get in and out that determines the system performance. And, there is a lot of data that today’s systems need to process. Naturally, system interfaces such as PCIe, DDR, HBM, etc., have been evolving rapidly too, to support… Read More


CEO Interview: Mo Faisal of Movellus

CEO Interview: Mo Faisal of Movellus
by Daniel Nenni on 12-10-2021 at 6:00 am

Mo Faisal Movellus

Prior to founding Movellus, Dr. Faisal held positions at semiconductor companies such as Intel and PMC Sierra. Faisal received his B.S. from the University of Waterloo, and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, and holds several patents. Dr. Faisal was named a “Top 20 Entrepreneur” by the University of Michigan Zell… Read More


What’s Needed to Perform End-to-End Testing for 5G Open Radio Access Network SoCs

What’s Needed to Perform End-to-End Testing for 5G Open Radio Access Network SoCs
by Admin on 11-11-2021 at 12:00 am

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Testing an O-RAN Radio Unit (O-RU) SoC at full scale implies sending realistic traffic, in conformance with current specifications and at the right time on the right interfaces to simulate complex scenarios and cover as many corner cases as possible. It requires a robust debug

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Yep – It’s Still an Analog World in this Digital Age

Yep – It’s Still an Analog World in this Digital Age
by Daniel Nenni on 11-02-2021 at 6:00 am

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With all the advances in digital technology to serve mankind’s insatiable appetite for automation, it’s easy to lose sight of the reality that we still live in an analog world.  It’s easy to take for granted that somewhere in the chain of events that takes place in the process of applying state-of-the-art computational technology… Read More


Upping the Safety Game Plan for Automotive SoCs

Upping the Safety Game Plan for Automotive SoCs
by Rich Collins on 05-20-2021 at 10:00 am

Upping the Safety Game Plan for Automotive SoCs

Thanks to advanced hardware and software, smart vehicles are improving with every generation. Capabilities that once seemed far-off and futuristic—from automatic braking to self-driving at the very pinnacle—are now either standard or within reach. However, considering how vehicle architectures have continued to evolve,… Read More


CEO Interview: Murilo Pilon Pessatti of Chipus Microelectronics

CEO Interview: Murilo Pilon Pessatti of Chipus Microelectronics
by Daniel Nenni on 09-21-2020 at 6:00 am

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Murilo Pilon Pessatti is an Electrical Engineer with a MSEE in Analog IC design. He studied in Brazil at São Paulo University (USP) and earned a masters at Campinas State University (UNICAMP). Murilo then moved to Lisbon in Europe to work for ChipIdea, in the early 2000’s when the smartphone era was just taking off.

“I… Read More


WEBINAR: High-Speed SerDes PHY IP for Up to 800G Hyperscale Data Centers

WEBINAR: High-Speed SerDes PHY IP for Up to 800G Hyperscale Data Centers
by Daniel Nenni on 06-30-2020 at 10:00 am

If you are designing high-performance computing and networking SoCs for hyperscale data centers, then you require IP that enables large amounts of data to travel at very fast rates.

Whether the IP is for true long reach or very short-reach die-to-die connectivity in multi-chip modules (MCMs), you must consider several essential… Read More