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.

The PCB Is The System, for Taray

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

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Taray’s Bruce Riggins has published a very well written and compelling article on the company’s “7Circuits” product.  From Taray’s perspective, the system is the PCB, and he’s done an excellent job of explaining how their tools solve a number of complex problems.  He even works in a Star Trek reference – always a plus.

Will Collaboration Save Semiconductor Design?

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

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Qualcomm’s Saranyan Vigraham suggests that semiconductor companies consider sharing the internal tools that they develop to make their design flows actually work.  This idea deserves some thought.