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When it comes to electronics design and interconnects today, chaos is
king. As the capacity of systems on chip soars, so too do the number of intellectual property (IP)
blocks used to realize the design. And as that happens, the interconnection of the fabric and its verification rises in complexity and consumes more electronics design time.
As Hao Wen and Jianhong Chen of Spreadtrum and Dave Huang of Cadence wrote
"The traditional ways of firing many direct tests, or applying a
divide-and-conquer strategy, do not provide a holistic verification for SoC
interconnects. A systematic approach must be adopted to tackle
the challenge and make the process more efficient."
Part of the answer came last week when Cadence launched its Cadence
Interconnect Workbench, which
Another part of the answer comes Wednesday Nov. 6, at 11 a.m. PST,
when we host a live online chat with interconnect experts. The team will discuss the functional verification and
performance analysis challenges posed by advanced interconnect IP. They'll
explain how the Cadence Interconnect Workbench and Cadence Interconnect
Validator can be employed to successfully address the challenges.
This is a great venue for you to submit questions and get direct, immediate
answers from our panel of experts:
There's more information on the live chat
here and you can click here to
register. And check out the archived memory IP live chat we hosted
in September here.
Workbench Eases Analysis and Verification for ARM-Based SoCs
Q&A with Memory IP Experts