Driving More Accurate Dynamic Power Estimation

Driving More Accurate Dynamic Power Estimation

There are intrinsic limitations in the current approach for estimating dynamic power consumption. Briefly, the approach consists of a file-based…

Preparing for the Perfect Storm with New-School Verification Techniques

Preparing for the Perfect Storm with New-School Verification Techniques

Between 2006 and 2014, the average number of IPs integrated into an advanced SoC increased from about 30 to over…

More DVCon–More Mentor Tutorials!

More DVCon–More Mentor Tutorials!

As DVCon expands, we at Mentor Graphics have grown our sponsored sessions as well.  Would you expect less? In DVCon’s…

STMicroelectronics: Simulation + Emulation = Verification Success

STMicroelectronics: Simulation + Emulation = Verification Success

We are truly living in the age of SoC design, where 78 percent of all designs today contain one or…

Part 11: The 2012 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

Part 11: The 2012 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

Verification Techniques & Technologies Adoption Trends (Continued) This blog is a continuation of a series of blogs that present the…

Walking in the Desert or Drinking from a Fire Hose?

Walking in the Desert or Drinking from a Fire Hose?

You don’t need a graphic like the one below to know that multi-core SoC designs are here to stay.  This one…

Virtual Emulation for Debugging

Virtual Emulation for Debugging

A system-level verification engineer once told me that his company consumes over 50% of its emulation capacity debugging failures. According…

Part 9: The 2010 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

Part 9: The 2010 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

Verification Techniques & Technologies Adoption Trends This blog is a continuation of a series of blogs, which present the highlights…