The Horror of President Trump’s Soul

Submitted by Gabe Moretti on Tue, 06/19/2018 - 21:37

In the seventeen years I have been an analyst and an editor of the EDA industry I have been extremely careful to avoid any political dimension of my reporting.  Economics and technology are separated, or at least should be, from politics.

Tonight I no longer can keep the two separate, because the political decisions in Washington have a significant impact on the future of our industry.

Synopsys’ EV6x Processor and the Embedded Vision Summit

Submitted by Gabe Moretti on Thu, 05/17/2018 - 07:42

I do not think it is an accident that Synopsys chose to introduce its new EV6x processor solutions the week before the Embedded Vision Summit that will take place at the Santa Clara Convention Center the week of May 21.

The ASIL B, C, D Ready DesignWare EV6x Embedded Vision Processors with Safety Enhancement Package integrate safety-critical hardware features while maintaining high performance and minimizing area and power.

ARM TechCon Report on IoT, Automotive, and Security

Submitted by Gabe Moretti on Wed, 11/01/2017 - 07:58

Gabe Moretti

The global message I took back from ARM TechCon is that companies like ARM, Synopsys, Tensilica (a part of Cadence), and other IP MCU vendors have a difficult task ahead of them. None of them develop leaf nodes in the IoT market, yet they must anticipate the demands that third party architectures put on their products.

During the conference I focused on three product areas: IoT, Automotive, and Security.

IoT