The Week In Review: Design/IoT

Tools Mentor Graphics rolled out a new version of its tool for transferring PCB designs into data for fabrication, assembly and test. The company also announced that its debug environment will support the UPF Low Power Successive Refinement Methodology. Deals Ansys and Cray are claiming the world's record for simulation by scaling 129,000 cores. That's about 4X the previous record.  Ansys... » read more

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