Week 23: ICCAD, The Kaufman Award And The DAC Exhibitor Meeting

It was another week of travel though this time I stayed on schedule – no missed flights! I was in San Jose for several days during which I briefly crossed paths with two EDA stars. Their work suggests that the present and future of our industry is in good shape. And I was there to host a meeting for those exhibiting at DAC, which, if you’ll excuse the pun, will be an even better place to sh... » read more

The Hunt For The Next Application To Drive System-Level Design And Verification

In recent years, most of my customer presentations highlighted some type of mobile device – system and system on chip (SoC) — to explain the challenges for system-level design and verification. But I also like to look into other application domains to understand how challenges may develop over time and to identify similarities and differences in challenges between application domains. Co... » read more