Defending the IP of the US Semiconductor Industry

September 29, 2014, anysilicon

This is a guest post by Apek Mulay that was originally publish on EBN.  

Dramatic political and economic shifts are common in the Middle East. In addition to profound impact on those regions, these changes also inform the path forward for the US semiconductor industry. It is very important to

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The Right Process For Verification IP Development

September 24, 2014, anysilicon

This is a guest post by Arrow Devices, that provides high-quality Design & Verification products and services for ASIC/SOC. 

Verification plays a major role in any chip design project. Within that, functional verification takes lion’s share of any design cycle, 70% by some estimates. Functional verification completeness is extremely critical. Following the

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Can you reduce cost and development cycle of your next ASIC?

September 22, 2014, anysilicon

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Have you ever wondered about the possibility of minimizing risk, design time and production cost simply by working with different IC design or verification companies? Or whether you could make your current ASIC cheaper by changing your FAT (foundry, assembly, test) providers?
Actually it’s something you can do right

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Don’t Get Critical IP Cores from a ‘Supermarket’

September 17, 2014, anysilicon

This is a guest post by PLDA which designs and sells intellectual property (IP) cores and prototyping tools for ASIC and FPGA

You are on a tight schedule for your next chip. Not wanting to reinvent the wheel, you plan to go to an outside vendor for some of your silicon

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