The Week In Review: Design

Name Changes Arteris changed its name to ArterisIP. The company said the name change better reflects what the company does, which is provide IP for SoC communication on-die and between die. Mentor Graphics also modified its name, following last week's announcement that the acquisition by Siemens has been completed. The company is now officially called Mentor, A Siemens Business. It also ... » read more

Meeting The Challenge Of Verification In Low-Power Designs

By Cheryl Ajluni Over the years, new techniques, technologies and design tools have been brought to market with the explicit intent of simplifying design verification. Despite these efforts verification still manages to consume a huge chunk of the time spent during design. By some accounts that number tops 70%. The problem is that verification is hard, and it certainly doesn’t get an easi... » read more