Blog Review: Sept. 9

Automating safety; TSMC updates; security tools; 5G.


Mentor’s Jacob Wiltgen considers the recent advances in safety critical engineering and how automated the lifecycle can become, where tools form a set of checks and balances to ensure the accuracy of results.

Cadence’s Paul McLellan finds out what’s new at TSMC, including a new R&D center, fab construction, capacity increases for existing nodes, and what the company sees for beyond its N3.

Synopsys’ Taylor Armerding warns that when it comes to security tools, having too many can overwhelm security teams with alerts, enlarge the attack surface, and create as many problems as not having enough tools.

Arm’s Rob Turner finds that more manufacturing business are employing IoT for condition-based monitoring that provides real-time status of mission-critical plant and equipment, and assets.

Ansys’ Yunhui Xiao looks at China’s progress in bringing 5G to the mass market, the industry ecosystem, and the challenges that will need to be addressed.

Rambus’ Suresh Andani explores the compute and storage demands that necessitate PCIe 5 with increased demand for AI/ML workloads such as video transcoding and image processing.

In a blog for SEMI, Tzeno Galchev of Analog Devices shows how inertial MEMS sensors are being used to monitor machine health, from factory equipment to windmills to aircraft.

And don’t miss the latest blogs from the recent Auto, Security & Pervasive Computing and Test, Measurement & Analytics newsletters:

Editor in Chief Ed Sperling explains why Linux support is essential in edge computing.

Synopsys’ Solaiman Rahim explains that the new era of artificial intelligence hardware calls for efficient software to silicon power analysis and optimizations.

OneSpin’s Sergio Marchese takes a look at the ISO/SAE 21434 draft standard and why it includes the different notions of risk value and cybersecurity assurance level.

Rambus’ Helena Handschuh warns that the race is on to find and implement a public-key cryptographic algorithm that will stand up to the challenges posed by quantum computers.

Flex Logix’s Geoff Tate advises you to pay attention to these key areas to determine the right accelerator for your needs.

Mentor’s Ron Press explains how to drive automotive ICs to zero DPPM by taking the likelihood of defects into account.

Arteris IP’s Kurt Shuler reports that the central nervous system of SoCs is expanding to help manage things like QoS and performance analysis.

Cadence’s Tyler Lockman reveals tips for when the context of the routing paths is critical to making logic swaps.

Maxim Integrated’s Anil Telikepalli shares a new app to find analog details no matter where you happen to be.

Editor in Chief Ed Sperling examines the impact of improved quality against rising complexity.

proteanTecs’ Shai Eisen explains how to meet market demand with higher precision at lower costs.

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