Can EDA Keep Growing?

Slower progress at the leading edge of process technology, coupled with rising costs and fewer design starts, are changing the economics of the EDA world. Not surprisingly, there is almost a direct correlation between the shrinking number of startups in the field and the number of customers working on the most advanced nodes. So what exactly does this mean for the EDA world? Big changes, for... » read more

The Week In Review: Design

Tools Synopsys uncorked the next version of its verification tool, which includes static and formal verification, new debug capabilities, and low-power and X-propagation simulation. The company says the new tool offers up to 5X performance improvement. Cadence rolled out a new version of its verification solution for designs using ARM’s interconnect IP, speeding up verification and analys... » read more