Power Management Verification Requires Holistic Approach

Semiconductor Engineering sat down to discuss power management [getkc id="10" kc_name="Verification"] issues with Arvind Shanmugavel, senior director, applications engineering at [getentity id="22021" e_name="Ansys-Apache"]; Guillaume Boillet, technical marketing manager at [getentity id="22026" e_name="Atrenta"]; Adam Sherer, verification product management director at [getentity id="22032" e_... » read more

Start Verification Early To Avoid Pitfalls Later

It is well understood – at least from a theoretical point of view – that design verification should start as early as possible. The reality is that that doesn’t always happen for a variety of reasons such as enormous time to market pressure, too many new features to add, lack of foresight and discipline among other things. But progress is being made. Harry Foster, chief scientist for v... » read more

Shifts In Verification

By Ann Steffora Mutschler Verifying an SoC requires a holistic view of the system, and engineering teams use a number of tools to reach a high degree of confidence in the coverage. But how and when to use those tools is in flux as engineering teams wrestle with increasing complexity at every level of the design, and a skyrocketing increase in the challenge of verifying it. There are no ... » read more