Accellera Proposes a New Working Group

Accellera to explore the need for an IP Security Assurance Standard In the era of…

Developing Tests in Reverse with Portable Stimulus

Whether developing tests for software or hardware, test development seems to follow a pretty predictable…

Emulation and simulation; invaluable tools for IC verification

Emulation technology has been around for a long time—more than four decades by my count—and…

Part 9: The 2016 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

ASIC/IC Verification Technology Adoption Trends This blog is a continuation of a series of blogs…

Part 7: The 2016 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

ASIC/IC Design Trends This blog is a continuation of a series of blogs related to…

Prologue: The 2016 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

This is the first in a series of blogs that presents the findings from our…

Is Gate-Level Simulation Still Required Nowadays??

A colleague recently asked me: Has anything changed? Do design teams tape-out nowadays without GLS…

ARM® Techcon Paper Report: How Microsoft Saved 4 Man-Months Meeting Their Coverage Closure Goals Using Automated Verification Management & Formal Apps

Few verification tasks are more challenging than trying to achieve code coverage goals for a…

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…