Five Digital Threads Unify And Simplify Electronic Systems Design And Manufacturing

By Matthew Walsh and Matt Bromley Digital transformation involves the integration of digital technologies and the reimagining of business processes to enhance operations, improve customer experiences, and drive innovation. Digital threads are a key component of this transformation, as they enable the seamless flow of data and information across various stages of a process, system, or organiz... » read more

EDA Posts Q4 2022 Revenue of $3.9B

The ESD Alliance, a SEMI Technology Community, announced today in its latest Electronic Design Market Data (EDMD) report that the Electronic System Design (ESD) industry revenue increased 11.3% from $3.47 billion in the fourth quarter of 2021 to $3.86 billion in the fourth quarter of 2022. The four-quarter moving average, which compares the most recent four quarters to the prior four, rose 12.6... » read more

Streamlining Vehicular Electrical System Design And Verification

Automobiles and other road vehicles such as trucks and buses have always been one of the most demanding applications for mechanical and electrical design. Systems must operate properly over a wide range of environmental conditions, facing extremes of temperature, humidity, sunlight, dirt, vibration and more. User expectations of reliability and availability mandate safety-critical design practi... » read more

The Indispensables: The Diverse Electronic System Design Ecosystem

My summer of 2021 reading included a book called “The Indispensables: The Diverse Soldier-Mariners Who Shaped the Country, Formed the Navy, and Rowed Washington Across the Delaware” by Patrick K. O'Donnell. The book told the thrilling and largely forgotten history of the fishermen from Marblehead, Mass., a town 20 miles north of Boston, and their critical role in the Revolutionary War. M... » read more

How Do We Push The Limits Of Power?

Just how far will we be able to push down power in electronics system design? A bit farther, according to experts presenting at the recent Electronic Design Processes Symposium in Monterey. A combination of materials, techniques, technology and cultural change will get the industry there. During a panel session comparing fully-depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) with finFET technology, J... » read more