Design and verification technologies are front and center in this week’s episode of Fish Fry. DVCon General Chair Dennis Brophy joins us with a special sneak peak of the 2018 Design and Verification Conference. Dennis and I chat about how the biggest trends are reflected at DVCON, including machine learning, automotive technologies, and big data analysis. We also discuss the addition of shorter format workshops to … Read More → "DVCon and the Big Data Problem"
We’ve been watching new ways of handling data emerge in EDA-land for a while now. One of the earliest we discussed was IC Manage’s Envision product, which used big-data techniques to help manage design progress and resources like people, servers, and licenses. Then came Read More → "More EDA Big Data"
Has it really been two and a half years? That’s how long it’s been since we did a round-up of the many contenders for low-power, wide-area wireless service. While I haven’t gone back to do a, “where are they now?” review, my suspicion is that winners are shaking out.
Of course, … Read More → "LoRaWAN Gets an Upgrade"
When you’re building out network infrastructure, it’s often that last hundred meters or so that causes the most headache. Sure, there are challenges getting all the huge pipes and big switches to handle the massive bandwidth reliably, but things sometimes get the trickiest when we make that final run to the subscriber. Ethernet cables, fiber, and other wired solutions are expensive, difficult to install, high maintenance, and … Read More → "Like Fiber in the Sky"
Just over a month ago, GlobalFoundries (GF among friends) had their technology conference, and it would appear that they stored up all kinds of news to release at the same time. Some announcements were more significant than others; we’ll review what’s new here, with a focus on the bigger issues and a passing nod to the others.