INTEGRATED circuits, ELECTRONIC industries, ELECTRONIC circuits, and ELECTRONICS
The article focuses on CoMET6, a virtual system prototyping tool developed by VaST Systems Technology Corp. The prototyping tool aims to deliver increased run-time performance for multi-core designs. It also provides direct mapping of OCP-IP TL2 constructs for improved bus communications performance for models using OCP-P TL2. A Virtual Platform Editor entry is also included in the tool.
Presents news briefs on the electronics industry in the United States as of July 2000. Participation of Quickturn in the market for rapid prototyping for system-on-a-chip designs; Japanese translation of the book `Reuse Methodology Manual.'
PATENT infringement, ELECTRONIC industries, and ACTIONS & defenses (Administrative law)
Reports on the patent disputes caused by hardware prototyping and emulation in the electronic circuit design automation industry. Estimated value of the electronic system-level test and verification market; Lawsuit filed by Mentor Graphics Corp. against Quickturn; Vendors introducing their emulation systems.
Presents information on Sonar design prototyping tool that Monterey Design Systems Inc. introduced at the Design Automation and Test conference and exhibition in 2000. Benefit for integrated circuit designers; Expectation of Monterey from users; Comments from Monterey's Bill Alexander about the tool.