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Design with Calibre

Inspiring the next generation of EDA engineers

As the semiconductor market grows, so does the need for qualified engineers throughout the semiconductor ecosystem. Of course, the supply…

Nov 17, 2023
How to extend DTCO for today’s competitive IC landscape

By Le Hong As semiconductor components continue to shrink, the challenges associated with design-for-manufacturing (DFM) and design-technology co-optimization (DTCO) increase….

Nov 8, 2023
Sanity check: Will automated fill back-annotation help?

By James Paris Hey there, custom integrated circuit (IC) design engineers! If you’re knee-deep in the world of IC design,…

Oct 25, 2023
Streamlining semiconductor verification with the Calibre Interactive interface

By Slava Zhuchenya In the world of semiconductors, creating and verifying IC designs is no cakewalk. It’s a complex dance…

Oct 17, 2023
IC designers: let’s talk about shift left strategies

By John Ferguson In the constantly evolving world of electronics, where demands are high for more powerful, efficient, and reliable…

Sep 28, 2023
Transistor-level EMIR analysis from custom design tools? It’s all about flexibility!

By Roger Kang How do you run transistor-level electromigration and voltage drop (EMIR) analysis—command line or an interactive invocation GUI?…

Sep 20, 2023
Save yourself the time—here’s a way for you to view native block instances from a full-chip context

By Ritu Walia Imagine this: You primarily work on the design of a sub-block of an application-specific layout design, or…

Sep 14, 2023
Calibre PERC checks meet Calibre RVE default views: A match made in debugging heaven?

By Neel Natekar As technology node scaling continues, integrated circuit (IC) designers are facing increasing physical verification challenges due, in…

Sep 6, 2023


Chalk Talks Featuring Siemens Digital Industries Software

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Shift Left with Calibre
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and David Abercrombie from Siemens investigate the details of Calibre’s shift-left strategy. They take a closer look at how the tools and techniques in this design tool suite can help reduce signoff iterations and time to tapeout while also increasing design quality.
Nov 27, 2023
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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