fish fry
Subscribe Now

Springtime in the SoC

Audio IP, Static Analysis and Board Member Switch-a-roo

In honor of the Design Automation Conference that is less than a month away, I take a little foray into the mysterious land of tools. First up, I chat with Henk Hamoen (Synopsys) about how Synopsys is working its way into audio IP, and then it’s an interview with Mark Zarins of GrammaTech about static code analysis and why your level of comfort in dealing with abstraction is important to them. Finally, I have a special “News You May Have Missed” segment about some recent rumblings on the Mentor Graphics Board of Directors.

Also this week, I have a brand new nerdy giveaway (a TI MSP-EXP430FR5739 Experimenter Board) courtesy of Mouser to throw your way, but you’ll have to tune in to find out how to win.

Fish Fry Links – May 11, 2012

More Information about Synopsys’s Audio IP Subsystem

More Information about GrammaTech

Carl Icahn’s Letter to Mentor Graphics

More Information about the recent the changes to the Mentor Graphics’s Board of Directors (Marketwatch)

More Information about John Cooley’s (DeepChip.com) coverage of the changes to the Mentor Graphics’s Board of Directors

More Information about the TI MSP-EXP430FR5739 Experimenter Board courtesy of Mouser

Leave a Reply

featured blogs
Aug 20, 2018
Xilinx is holding three Developer Forums later this year and registration for the two October events is now open. The US event is being held at the Fairmont Hotel in downtown San Jose on October 1-2. The Beijing event is being held at the Beijing International Hotel on Octobe...
Aug 20, 2018
'€œCircle the wagons.'€ We can find wisdom in these Pilgrim words. The majority of multi-layer printed circuit boards feature at least one, and often a few or several layers that are a ground pour. The b...
Aug 20, 2018
Last summer, I took Fridays to write about technology museums. I planned to do a series on Fridays this summer on the odd jobs that I have done in my life before I started what you might consider my real career. But then Cadence Cloud took precedence. But now it is the dog-da...
Aug 17, 2018
Samtec’s growing portfolio of high-performance Silicon-to-Silicon'„¢ Applications Solutions answer the design challenges of routing 56 Gbps signals through a system. However, finding the ideal solution in a single-click probably is an obstacle. Samtec last updated the...
Jul 30, 2018
As discussed in part 1 of this blog post, each instance of an Achronix Speedcore eFPGA in your ASIC or SoC design must be configured after the system powers up because Speedcore eFPGAs employ nonvolatile SRAM technology to store its configuration bits. The time required to pr...