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Design with Calibre

The mPower toolsuite wins Elektronik Product of the Year for Software Tools!!

By Shelly Stalnaker Every year, the editors of Elektronik in Germany compile a list of the most interesting and innovative…

May 12, 2022
Smoothing the path to manufacturing success begins with CMP simulation and fill optimization

By Ruben Ghulghazaryan, Davit Piliposyan, Zhengfang Liu, Chunshan Du, Jeff Wilson, Qijian Wan, Xinyi Hu, Zhixi Chen Chemical-mechanical polishing (CMP)…

May 11, 2022
How to get to Win-Win-Win in conflict management

By Shelly Stalnaker & Calibre Design staff Anyone who’s been through conflict management training understands the three basic scenarios. There’s…

May 2, 2022
Innovations in physical verification tools and technologies keep the IC industry moving forward

By John Ferguson A few years ago, I was invited to present a paper discussing the advances in physical verification…

Apr 20, 2022
Using machine learning to improve DFM: a case study

By Ruben Ghulghazaryan, Davit Piliposyan, Misak Shoyan Several years ago, the American University of Armenia (AUA) and Siemens EDA began…

Apr 12, 2022
The path of least resistance…leads to more reliable designs

By Derong Yan Meeting tapeout schedules and performance requirements are equally critical conditions for IC design success. Now engineers can…

Apr 6, 2022
Extracting parasitics from MIM/MOM capacitors doesn’t have to hurt!

By Claudia Relyea and Sandeep Koranne  Analog/RF designers need both the speed of rule-based PEX, as well as the capacity…

Apr 4, 2022
Accelerating IC design time to market with Calibre in the cloud

By Michael White When you’re flying, it’s fun to look out the window and see clouds from “the other side.”…

Mar 31, 2022


Chalk Talks Featuring Siemens Digital Industries Software

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Solutions for Heterogeneous Multicore
Multicore processing is more popular than ever before but how do we take advantage of this new kind of processing? In this episode of Chalk Talk, Jeff Hancock from Siemens and Amelia Dalton investigate the challenges inherent in multicore processing, the benefits of hypervisors and multicore frameworks, and what you need to consider when choosing your next multicore processing solution.
Oct 21, 2021
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Software and Automotive Safety
In the realm of automotive designs, safety must reign above all else. But the question remains: How can we innovate within the constraints of today’s safety standards? In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Rob Bates from Siemens about the role ISO 26262 plays when it comes to COTS and open source software, what certified software components are all about, and how heterogeneous multiprocessing can be helpful in your next automotive design.
Jul 28, 2021
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Medical Device Security
In the new era of connected medical devices, securing embedded systems has become more important than ever. But, there is a lot medical device designers can borrow from current best-practices for embedded security in general. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Robert Bates from Mentor about strategies and challenges for securing modern medical devices and systems.
Nov 3, 2020
Keeping Your Linux Device Secure
Embedded security is an ongoing process, not a one-time effort. Even after your design is shipped, security vulnerabilities are certain to be discovered - even in things like the operating system. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Kathy Tufto from Mentor - a Siemens business, about how to make a plan to keep your Linux-based embedded design secure, and how to respond quickly when new vulnerabilities are discovered.
Jun 1, 2020