The Week In Review: Design/IoT


Tools Cadence unveiled the latest updates to its Virtuoso platform, adding enhanced data handling for up to 20X improvement in loading waveform databases in excess of 1GB and a 50X improvement in versioning and loading set-up files into the environment in the Analog Design Environment. Updates to the Layout Suite offer up to 100X accelerated zoom, pan, drag and draw performance on large layo... » read more

The Week In Review: Design/IoT


Tools Cadence unveiled Joules, its new RTL power analysis solution. The tool performs design synthesis using a new integrated prototype mode of Cadence's Genus Synthesis product, including physically aware clock tree and datapath buffering, and enabling accurate RTL power estimation. IP Synopsys and ASMedia completed a successful interoperability demonstration of Synopsys' USB 3.1 Devi... » read more