EDA and IP Design News

ARM v-p talks autonomous systems at Mentor user event

ARM v-p Keith Clarke will discuss the challenges of designing autonomous electronic systems at the European Mentor Graphics User Conference which takes place in Munich this week. Mentor’s European user community will hear Clarke discuss some of the societal benefits of autonomous systems along with the commercial opportunity…

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Digi-Key and Mentor enter the low cost design tool market

PCB design tools are being offered by online distributor Digi-Key as the result of a partnership with Mentor Graphics. The Designer Schematic and Designer Layout tools are being offered for a 90 day period at a 30% discount, which means starting prices of $199 and $449, respectively. These are…

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ARM launches Mali IP for mobiles

ARM has brought out a suite of integrated media Mali IP designed for the high volume smartphone and tablet markets which is currently a billion unit opportunity…

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Cadence releases IP for 3D memory

Cadence Design Systems is offering verification IP (VIP) supporting the design of 3D memory interfaces on standards including Wide I/O 2, Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC), High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) and DDR4 3D Stacking (DDR4-3DS). The VIP models include direct memory access for read, write, save, pre-load and…

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Pre-silicon software verification will speed development, says Mentor Graphics

Delivering a system-on-chip (SoC) is no longer simply deploying silicon. Modern devices are delivered with significant amounts of software, including software stacks, middleware, boot code, and drivers. You could wait until the silicon has been delivered and put it on a board to begin developing this software, but…

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Arteris addresses mission critical SoCs

Arteris, which develops on-chip interconnect IP, has brought out the FlexNoC Resilience Package, designed to increase reliability and lower the cost and time involved in developing resilient and fault-tolerant SoCs…

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Calypto growing fast

Fast-growing high-level synthesis EDA company Calypto, in which Mentor holds a majority stake, expects to have grown head count by 15-20% in the course of this year…

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Cloud-based design tools run in any browser

Electronic and electrical design is an increasingly global activity. OEMs and CEMs operate through a distributed network of production facilities. Design, test and manufacturing functions can be geographically very remote from each other and are commonly outsourced to partner companies. The traditional model of CAD, where companies buy ‘seats’ of…

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