Ticket to Ride

Welcome to the newly named eSilicon blog. We’ll discuss topics of general interest related to the semiconductor industry here. Our blog title does however take us off the hook to have complete, rational and defensible points of view at all times. Let’s begin… Do you like a roller coaster ride? Some do and some, well, get sick at the thought. I’m here to tell you that if you’re invo... » read more

Experts At The Table: Yield And Reliability Issues With Integrating IP

Semiconductor Engineering sat down to discuss the impact of integrating IP in complex SoCs with Juan Rey, senior director of engineering at Mentor Graphics; Kevin Yee, product marketing director for Cadence’s SoC Realization Group; and Mike Gianfagna, vice president of marketing at eSilicon. What follows are excerpts of that conversation. SE: Do we need to move to subsystems or more restri... » read more