Advanced Process Nodes Make Emulation Essential - BlogAugust 27, 2018
The semiconductor industry embodies a relentless march from today?s processes, which have small features, to future process nodes, which will involve features sizes that might seem crazy today.
Virtual environments signal the end of the ICE era - OtherOctober 24, 2017
Different types of verification IP target different methodologies of in-circuit emulation (ICE), and virtual and simulation acceleration.
Using software to find hardware bugs - OtherOctober 17, 2017
There is one basic law of CPU design, and it applies to everything from microprocessors to microcontrollers to system-on-chips: software always uncovers hardware bugs.
Emulation takes on post-silicon validation with an integrated approach - OtherJanuary 05, 2017
According to a study jointly carried out by Mentor Graphics and Wilson Research Group in 2014, at least 1 percent of bugs escape to silicon level, and...
How the shift towards virtual emulation is reinvigorating pre-silicon testing - OtherDecember 30, 2016
Mentor and Ixia recently announced an integration that bridges the gap between pre-silicon verification and post-silicon validation. Ixia's IxVerify v...
Why modern SoC designs embrace emulation - OtherMarch 31, 2016
If there is a single largest factor that has driven the evolution of hardware emulation as a primary verification tool, it is system-on-chip (SoC) des...