The Virtual Vehicle: Part 2 - Early validation of vehicle electrical systems and power management
Due to the increase in vehicle comfort and safety features, there is a significant demand for more reliable electrical systems. An increasing number of vehicle electrical components require a greater amount of electrical power, which has to be ensured at all times.
Feb 13, 2009

The Virtual Vehicle: Part 1 - In-vehicle networking simulation and analysis
In-vehicle networking allows room for optimization; however, it also allows opportunity for errors. The design of appropriate topologies for the physical layer has proven a tremendous challenge, requiring model-based methodologies and tools in order to validate topology concepts early in the design process.
Jan 09, 2009

Certified Wireless USB and Ultra-wideband to the Rescue
Today's consumer demands a host of functionality from portable electronic devices.
Nov 21, 2008

VLSI Research-Synopsys’ new custom IC design suite
Finally . . . an integrated EDA tool for custom IC design. It’s a totally new, ground-up, software package. Yet, its user interface is so similar to what you’ve been using that you’ll be surprised as to how familiar it seems.
Nov 21, 2008

Auto Electronics: Automakers Tool Around
To get the design and development tools they want, common practice involves shopping around, too.
Oct 13, 2008

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Just about every analysis of chip design claims verification consumes more than half of the time needed today to bring a semiconductor system to market.
Jul 22, 2008