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Top Stories

Deep Learning Spreads

Better tools, more compute power, and more efficient algorithms are pushing this technology into the mainstream.

Verification Of Functional Safety

Part 1 of 2: How do you trade off cost and safety within an automobile? Plus, a look at some of the challenges the chip industry is facing.

7/5nm Timing Closure Intensifies

The issues may be familiar, but they're more difficult to solve and can affect everything from performance to yield.

Predictions: Methodologies And Tools

Cloud-based verification and software development, bigger IP blocks, machine learning, and security issues top the list for 2018.

Could Liquid IP Lead To Better Chips?

Experts at the Table, part 3: What remains to be done before liquid IP becomes a standard practice? What issues are preventing adoption today?

Reflection On 2017: Design And EDA

Second of two parts: Progress on 2017 predictions was slow and steady, apart from one big miss in the standards area.

Which Verification Engine?

Experts at the table, part 3: The value of multiple verification engines, and what's driving demand for verification in the cloud.

Is Verification Falling Behind?

It's becoming harder for tools and methodologies to keep up with increasing design complexity. How to prevent your design from being compromised.

Mixing Interface Protocols

Making sure a device can interface with a variety of protocols is becoming a major headache.

Custom Vs. Non-Custom Design

Experts at the table, part 1: Decisions about whether to customize vary by market, the size of companies, and in some cases whether off-the-shelf p...

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Round Tables

Could Liquid IP Lead To Better Chips?

Experts at the Table, part 3: What remains to be done before liquid IP becomes a standard practice? What issues are preventing adoption today?

Which Verification Engine?

Experts at the table, part 3: The value of multiple verification engines, and what's driving demand for verification in the cloud.

Custom Vs. Non-Custom Design

Experts at the table, part 1: Decisions about whether to customize vary by market, the size of companies, and in some cases whether off-the-shelf p...

Could Liquid IP Lead To Better Chips?

Experts at the Table, part 2: What is the business model associated with liquid IP and what can we expect to migrate and which blocks will remain a...

Which Verification Engine?

Experts at the Table, part 2: The real value of multiple verification engines; cloud-based verification gains some footing, particularly with inter...

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Multimedia

Tech Talk: Verification

How verification will change as chips are used in machine learning, medical, 5G, and what impact advanced packaging will have on all of this.

Tech Talk: Pseudo SRAM

A different way to improve performance at the most advanced nodes.

Tech Talk: TCAM

How to save power and reduce area with ternary content addressable memory.

Tech Talk: DO-254

A look at the safety-critical standard for aerospace and what it means for automotive electronics.

Tech Talk: ISO 26262

What's new in the automotive standard and how to design cars that can fail safely.

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