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Who Does Processor Validation?

Heterogeneous designs and AI/ML processing expose the limitations of existing methodologies and tools.

IC Reliability Burden Shifts Left

Challenges are changing for engineering teams, and they are crossing traditional boundaries.

Why Hardware-Dependent Software Is So Critical

It may not be the most glamorous type of software development, but getting it right is essential for the success of any hardware platform.

EDA Embraces Big Data Amid Talent Crunch

Need for higher productivity to compensate for talent shortages finally forces change.

Audio, Visual Advances Intensify IC Design Tradeoffs

New features highlight need for better tools, faster PHYs, more standards, and a lot of optimization.

AI-Powered Verification

AI can be used in several ways to help existing verification processes, but the biggest gain may come from rethinking some fundamentals.

Who Benefits From Chiplets, And When

Challenges involving reliability, integration and chiplet availability will take time to iron out.

Will Big Competition Attract More Talent For IC Companies?

Tech and auto giants are putting even more pressure on the semiconductor labor market. Some say it could be just what the industry needs.

Repositioning For A Changing IC Market

Renesas' EVP on M&A, disaggregation, customized solutions, and how and why the various technology pieces are shifting.

Embedded Software: Sometimes Easier, Often More Complex

Dependencies and partitioning can turn a simple piece of code into a complex system challenge.

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Round Tables

Who Benefits From Chiplets, And When

Challenges involving reliability, integration and chiplet availability will take time to iron out.

New End Markets, More Demand For Complex Chips

Growth outlook is strong for ICs, both individually and in packages, but getting costs under control is a huge challenge.

Preparing For 3D-ICs

Why disaggregation of 2D chips is so complicated, and what's missing from the tool chain to make it easier for design teams.

Setting Ground Rules For 3D-IC Designs

The few designs to reach silicon today are completely customized, with inconsistent tool support. That has to change for this packaging approach to...

Challenges With Stacking Memory On Logic

Gaps in tools, more people involved, and increased customization complicate the 3D-IC design process.

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Multimedia

Moving Intelligence To The Edge

Moving increasing amounts of data is inefficient.

1.6 Tb/s Ethernet Challenges

What works, what needs to be fixed, as the complexity and volume of data continues to grow.

Working With RISC-V

What's available, what's missing, what's next.

EDA In The Cloud

Is it technology or business models that are holding this back?

Next-Gen SerDes Roadmap

What’s new, what’s changed, and why.

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