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75th Anniversary of the Transistor
Today is a very significant anniversary for the whole of the human race. But if you are reading Breakfast Bytes, it is especially…
Corporate and Culture
Smart Manufacturing: What’s Needed for the Industrial Intelligence Revolution?
Smart manufacturing – the use of nascent technology within the industrial Internet of things (IIoT) to address traditional…
Effective Measurement Is the Key to Meeting Environmental Sustainability Goals in Data Centers
Hyperscale compute, using high-performance connected processors, continually transforms our lives as more and more applications…
Cadence Enhances Data Center Digital Twins with NVIDIA Omniverse
Companies across all industries are beginning to harness the power of simulation to develop new products, enhance customer…
November Update: Power, TOP500, the Kaufman Dinner, Fred Brooks, and an Award
Today is the last day in November, amazingly, and since I was on vacation last Friday, today is my regular monthly update…
Sunday Brunch Video for 20th November 2022
Made in Munich Englischergarten (camera Carey)
Monday: Tensilica for Automotive Radar
Corporate and Culture
Computational Fluid Dynamics
System, PCB, & Package Design
The India Circuit
Cadence Academic Network
Verification(Verification of System and Software)
How Renesas Reduced Automotive SoC Verification Time
The automotive world is conquering new technological heights, piggybacking on advanced semiconductor components. A typical vehicle has around 1,400 semiconductor components, and the numbers are expected to go higher as vehicles become more intelligent and autonomous. The ecosystem change in the automotive world has mutated the demand patterns for automotive chips, resulting in the growing demand for purpose-driven applications…
Cardo Brings Cutting-Edge Audio Connectivity to Groups in Motion
Motorcyclists riding through extreme conditions need a communication device that’s as rugged as the road ahead of them. That’s where Cardo Systems comes in, with their tough, dependable, and durable communicators. Most of all, their commu...
Old Programming Languages
This is the last day before a break. Tomorrow I fly to Germany for CadenceLIVE Europe, and I will be taking a week of vacation after that to visit Berlin, a city I've somehow never visited. Breakfast Bytes will next appear on November 30th. As us...
I recently came across the idea of "software 2.0". I was watching a Lex Fridman interview with Andrej Karpathy called Andrej Karpathy: Tesla AI, Self-Driving, Optimus, Aliens, and AGI | Lex Fridman Podcast #333. I'll embed the podcast a...
Hyperscale compute, using high-performance connected processors, continually transforms our lives as more and more applications rely on this type of compute, and at the heart of this hyperscale revolution are data centers. It is estimated that an eq...
Passage: Wafer-Scale Programmable Photonic Communication
One of the most intriguing chips presented at HOT CHIPS earlier this summer was Lightmatter's Passage. I covered it briefly in my summary post about the conference HOT CHIPS Day 1: Hot Chiplets. Steve Klinger, Lightmatter's VP of product, presented a...
Companies across all industries are beginning to harness the power of simulation to develop new products, enhance customer experience, and unlock operational efficiencies. Digital twins, connected models and simulations of industrial assets, process...
Mobilizing the Impact of Our "One Team" Culture
Since 2018, Cadence has partnered with Team4Tech to make a mark on the world by connecting employees' business knowledge and tech skills with select non-profit partners in underserved communities. This program has been an incredible way for ...
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
Last Week at Fidelity CFD
Merry Monday, and welcome to another look back at what we've been up to at Fidelity CFD over the past two weeks.
From the Blogs
Cadence Welcomes Cascade Technologies
Cadence welcomes Cascade Technologies, an innovator in the field of computation...
Tensilica for Automotive Radar
At the recent Linley Fall Processor Conference, Cadence's David Bell presented Tailored Automotive Radar Processing with Tensilica ConnX DSPs.
There are four primary types of sensors that can be used in automotive applications: cameras, lidar, r...
System, PCB, & Package Design (System Analysis: EMI/EMC/ET, PCB)
ASCENT: Synchronizing Schematic and Layout Designs
To successfully develop and maintain designs, you need some way to track changes to a schematic and layout to determine which version of a logic design was loaded into your PCB.
In an Allegro® Pulse-managed environment, you can easily s...
Michigan Electric Boat Is Propelling the Naval Industry
The University of Michigan Electric Boat (UM-EB) is a student team that’s designing the next generation of the naval industry. They’re designing, building, and racing electric boats to compete on a national stage, and they’ve commit...
Cadence Academic Network
Introducing DATE 2023 Young People Programme
The DATE conference, the biggest EDA conference in Europe will be held April 17-19 2023, in Antwerp, Belgium. After three years of a virtual conference, the European and international EDA and microelectronic design communities will finally get t...
Linley: Enabling Heterogeneous Integration of Chiplets Through Advanced Packaging with AMD/Xilinx
At the recent Linley Fall Processor Conference, the first day wrapped up with a presentation by Ivor Barber of AMD, where he is the Corporate VP of Packaging. He started with an introduction to chiplets which I will skip. In fact, I think he ran thro...
FEA or CFD for a Better Thermal Solution Accuracy?
There are multiple instances when FEA tools are compared with CFD. Although both tools can solve thermal problems, there is a difference in the solution accuracy while solving different physics.
Spectre Tech Tips: Spectre Xに移行するには？
Sigrity and Systems Analysis 2022.1 HF3 Release Now Available
The Sigrity and Systems Analysis (SIGRITY/SYSANLS) 2022.1 HF3 release is now available for download at Cadence Downloads. This blog contains important links for accessing this release and introduces some of the main features that you can look forward to.
Linley: Chiplets for Infrastructure Silicon
At the recent Linley Fall Processor Conference, R. "Suds" Sudhakar of Cisco gave the keynote titled Chiplets for Infrastructure Silicon: Hype, Hope or Hazy. First, just think about that: chiplets are so hot right now that even at a processor conferen...
Digital Design (Digital Full-Flow and Signoff)
How Does Marvell Improve Productivity and TapeOut Time with Automated ECO Implementation?
How to fix the bugs after RTL freeze and perform ECO. Learn how Automated ECO Implementation using Conformal ECO Designer helped them to automate their pre-mask ECOs implementation and complete it in 645 –730sec only.
Agricultural Equipment for Kids
If you have been reading Breakfast Bytes for a long time, then you will know that I have an interest in agricultural electronics. For example, see my post Agricultural Electronics from a couple of years ago. Part of the reason for this is that i...
Linley Keynote Fall 2022
Last week was the Linley Fall Processor Conference. That still seems to be the name even though the Linley Group was acquired by TechInsights last year. As always, the conference opened with Linley Gwennap's keynote. As has been the case for seve...
2022年10月リリース、OrCAD / Allegro 22.1 の新機能ハイライト
OrCAD® 及び Allegro® 22.1が Cadence Downloads からダウンロード可能になりました。本ブログでは、このリリースにアクセスするための重要なリンクと、主要な機能変更や新機能についての概要をご紹介します。
OrCAD/Allegro 22.1 (SPB221)
Allegro PCB Editor and Allegro Packag...
CFD Innovators Digest - Your New CFD Newsletter
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NUMECA and Pointwise Are Now Cadence Fidelity CFD
Were you a customer of NUMECA prior to their acquisition by Cadence in 2021? ...
What Does Cadence Do?
Cadence is a pivotal leader in electronic systems design, building upon more than 30 years of computational software expertise. The company applies its underlying Intelligent System Design strategy to deliver software, hardware, and IP that turn des...
EDPS: Transitioning from 5G to 6G
At the recent EDPS, the keynote on the second day was by Mallik Tatipamula. He is the CTO of Ericsson Silicon Valley and also has experience all over the telecom industry with stints at F5, Juniper Networks, Cisco, Motorola, Nortel, an...