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Design with Calibre

Can you spot the difference?

By James Paris We’ve all played those “Spot the Difference” games where you look at two similar images and try…

Sep 27, 2022
Outta my way – electrons coming through!

By Joel Mercier and Karen Chow Ever been in a hurry to get to a meeting, but there were a…

Sep 7, 2022
Papers and posters and prizes…oh my! Siemens EDA at DAC59!

By Shelly Stalnaker The Design Automation Conference of 2022 has come to an end. As the dust settles, and the…

Aug 22, 2022
Custom & digital layout designers…Use the Calibre RealTime Platform to close DRC fixes faster.

By Srinivas Velivala Douglas Adams, who wrote The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, once said of deadlines, “I love deadlines….

Aug 8, 2022
LVS Zero to Hero in 3 Easy Steps

By James Paris When it comes to system-on-chip (SoC) physical verification turnaround-time, layout vs. schematic (LVS) verification can make or…

Aug 3, 2022
Improve your layout load time without capital investment?

By Roger Kang How many times has this happened to you—you waited for an hour to complete the loading of…

Jul 26, 2022
Direct write DEF is DEFinitely the way to go for DFM back-annotation

By Armen Asatryan, James Paris DFM back-annotation to P&R Back-annotation of DFM changes to P&R databases can be a pain….

Jul 18, 2022
Interactive symmetry checking for analog/custom ICs: Faster, easier, more accurate

By Sara Khalaf While the reliability and performance of multiple types of designs such as analog, MEMs, and image sensors…

Jul 6, 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