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The announcement of Mentor Graphics’ acquisition by Siemens is a huge step toward the convergence of the EDA and mechanical design markets. Siemens is a leading player in mechanical CAx design tools, while Mentor has an expansive EDA product portfolio. This acquisition shows th
This week, Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group announced it will purchase semiconductor IP powerhouse ARM in a cash deal worth approximately $32 billion. What does this massive deal mean for EDA users and vendors? Gary Smith EDA offers our view of this extremely notewort
2014 marked the first year of really solid growth for electronic system level (ESL) tools, after years of promise as the next big thing in EDA. It seems the tide is finally turning and ESL technologies may now be experiencing their long-awaited user adoption in earnest. For the first
Gary Smith EDA will continue its mission to support the EDA industry with our detailed market statistics and forecasting reports, consulting and advisory services, and strategy and analysis services under chief analyst Laurie Balch.
Mary Olsson’s analysis of Mentor’s acquisition of Berkeley Design. It’s not about “industry consolidation” but an innovative move to outmaneuver its competition. The acquisition provides Mentor with innovative design engineering strategies and solutions needed to support the future re
7 page write up of the evolution of the ESL flow. Chronicles how the flow evolved with detailed figures from 2011 depicting how and when different tools were added to solve the flow with the most recent addition of emulation and its impact for the ESL flow moving forward through 2016.