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Distributed Development of IP and SoC in Compliance with Automotive ISO 26262

This whitepaper explains the intricacies of a Development Interface Agreement, how it fits in the development flow, and outlines the typical activities during a distributed development process.

Fast Cycle Approximate Simulation Using ARC nSIM NCAM

One of the key factors of successful software (e.g. firmware/application) development is the ability to quickly run and profile software in the absence of target hardware. The earlier in the design...

Designing ASIPs with Confidence: A Perspective on Verification

Well-designed ASIPs with a strong SDK combine C/C++ programmability with the power and performance of dedicated hardware.

USB 3.2: A USB Type-C Challenge for SoC Designers

This white paper outlines applications that benefit from USB 3.2ā€™s increased bandwidth, describes the USB 3.2 specification for USB Type-Cā„¢, and explains how the specification affects speed using ...

Change Management with Impact Analysis During Safety-Critical IP and SoC ...

This whitepaper highlights what triggers an impact analysis and traceability requirement, as well as suggests recommendations on how to perform a complete impact analysis that leads to ISO 26262 ...

The Growing Market for Specialized Artificial Intelligence IP in SoCs

Over the past decade, designers have developed silicon technologies that run advanced deep learning mathematics fast enough to explore and implement artificial intelligence (AI) applications such ...

How 5G is Influencing Silicon Design

5G is introducing a wide array of challenges in next-generation SoCs that go well beyond high bandwidth wireless.

Industrial IoT Opportunities in Semiconductors

Fortune Business Insights projects the industrial automation market size of $157.04B in 2018 growing to over $296.7B in 2026 at an 8.4% CAGR1. This growth will have direct impact on new ...

Addressing the Evolving Technology Needs of Cloud Data Centers with IP

In this paper we will examine some of the challenges system on chip (SoC) developers are facing to meet modern cloud infrastructure demands, and the tools and technologies that can be used to ...

Testing PCI Express 5.0 PHY Transmitter Performance Without Analysis Software

This white paper explains how to characterize PCIe 5.0 PHY designs to avoid issues such as signal integrity and reliability prior to manufacturing.