AUSTIN—Silicon Integration Initiative, Inc. (Si2), a research and development joint venture focused on integrated circuit design tool interoperability standards, has launched a System Level Power working group to create the Si2 Unified Power Model (UPM), a standard which will strengthen power management in system-level IC design. Jerry Frenkil, director of the OpenStandards Coalition, which incubates […]
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Si2 is seeking industry input on an international effort to identify and address ways to streamline and improve the IC design ecosystem. The finished product will be a DAC 2018 white paper whose contents will present an industry consensus on specific ways the industry can manage the rising costs of more complex designs and smaller geometries. […]
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Prashant Varshney is Mentor Graphics’ newly elected representative on the Si2 OpenAccess Coalition board of directors and OpenAccess Change Team. Prashant is the group director of Product Marketing at Mentor, where he oversees marketing efforts for the new design platform for developing mixed-signal IoT SoCs, senors, MEMS, silicon photonics and industrial IoT applications. Previously at […]
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Si2 Launches Effort to Improve IC Design Ecosystem New Special Interest Group Will Present Recommendations at DAC 2018 Si2 is seeking industry input on an international effort to identify and address ways to streamline and improve the IC design ecosystem. The finished product will be a DAC 2018 white paper whose contents will present an industry […]
The Si2 OpenAccess Coalition will hold its annual meeting on Friday, October 27, 9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. (PST). Meeting locations are: Synopsys, Mountain View, California Si2, Austin, Texas IBM, Poughkeepsie, New York Members can also attend via WebEx. For details and registration visit: https://si2.org/oa-annual-meeting/
It didn’t take long for Sushmitha Moturi to successfully leverage her volunteer experience in the Si2 University Partner Network. After earning a graduate in electrical engineering at the University of Florida, Sushmitha joined Qualcomm as an embedded software stability engineer. She credits the next network and its industry mentors for helping launch her EDA career. “Volunteering […]
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Sheng-En David Lin, a Phd candidate in Electrical Engineering at Washington State University, has been accepted into the Si2 University Partner Network. His work for Si2 will help validate portions of a new Power Modeling standard which is being contributed to the IEEE P2416 Working Group. This standard is aimed at system level IP blocks and will […]
Tom Whipple, solutions architect at Zuken, has been elected co-chair of the Si2 OpenStandards Technology Steering Group. He joins co-chair Jerry Frenkil, director of OpenStandards, in this new leadership role. Paul Stabler of IBM was elected secretary. The Si2 OpenStandards membership offers the option for companies collaborate in one or all of a variety of […]
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Si2 welcomes its newest member: NVMEngines. NVMEngines will provide non-volatile memory semiconductor IP with initial focus on STT-MRAM technology. For more information visit http://www.nvmengines.com/
Si2 welcomes MediaTek Inc. as the newest member of the OpenAccess Coalition. The OpenAccess Database is the world’s most widely used, open reference database for IC design, with a supporting standard API. It was developed to create authentic interoperability between EDA companies and semiconductor designers and manufacturers. Its adoption has improved design flow efficiency across the […]
Quick and Easy Scripting Solutions for your IC Design Problems Interrogate Design: This demonstration is based on a problem where someone used the wrong library book, and it was discovered late in the design process. With our scripting interface, it’s very easy to exchange two library books. – See the video here.