INTEGRATED circuits, ENGINEERING design, AUTOMATION, and CONFERENCES & conventions
Reports that engineering design automation startup Apache Design Solutions Inc. will launch a power grid prototyping and generation tool at the 41st Design Automation Conference in San Diego, California. Analysis of simultaneous switching effects, capacitance effects and inductance or ground loop effects; Creation of a power grid prototype during RTL/block power estimation, floor planning and placement to determine power grid requirements; Decoupling capacitance advisory.
Electronic Engineering Times (01921541). 5/26/2003, Issue 1271, p30. 2p.
TECHNOLOGY and AUTOMATION
Highlights functional-verification technology, including both formal and simulation techniques, that will be presented by vendors at the 40th Design Automation Conference in Anaheim, California in June 2003. Static structural coverage rates assertions; Formal structural coverage; Line of rapid-prototyping systems; Third-party partitioning.