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Non-stick surfaces and RTL design

How to keep RTL designers from costing their co-workers dinners and bedtimes in the most efficient way possible.

HDL Coding Standards for DO-254

DO-254 is the state-of-the-art standard guiding the development of airborne hardware. The document defines a hardware design lifecycle with guidance…

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Leave the House With a Clean Design

Wouldn’t it be great if there were something that would stop you from leaving the house wearing mismatched clothes – I mean without a clean design?

Deploying Formal in a DO-254 Program

The primary focus of DO-254, referred to as ED-80 in Europe, is hardware reliability of airborne electronic hardware. DO-254 is…

Accellera FuSa WG: White paper released!

The Accellera Functional Safety Working Group was formed to address critical industry challenges suppliers, systems integrators and manufacturers face delivering…

Explanation of “Verification” in a DO-254 program

Often times, I’m asked to define what verification activities are required for a DO-254 program. For those experienced in a…

Deploying HLS into a DO-254/ED-80 workflow

To remain competitive in a challenging market, avionics companies continue to innovate across all aircraft-related systems, including flight management, communication,…

Part 7: The 2020 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

IC/ASIC Design Trends This blog is a continuation of a series of blogs related to the 2020 Wilson Research Group…

AMC 20-152A: A practitioners perspective

A previous post discussed the high level impact of the new AMC 20-152A guidance on DO-254 programs. That post touched…