Just Go with the Design Flow

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

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I’ve been thinking a lot about design flows lately.  We’re working through system level design flows at Foresight and exploring how they integrate with detailed flows for implementation.  After some wandering about, I’ve started to formulate definite ideas regarding how this is going to move forward.

Will the Real ESL Please Stand Up?

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

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The exact definition of ESL is a moving target, and the subject is interpreted differently among different constituencies.  This interesting article discusses ESL from the perspective of Mentor Graphics and Synopsys, with insight from Tensilica thrown in.

EDA Vendors Talk about ESL

Friday, December 12th, 2008

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The Editor-in-Chief of SOC Central interviewed representatives from Synopsys, Mentor Graphics, CoWare and Cadence for a recent webcast.  They talked about ESL, the benefits and obstacles to adoption, and how tools from their companies can be used to implement an ESL flow.