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IP Systems Blog Review – Tuesday April 28, 2015

Big data and verification; reading design specs; all-digital radio; protocols: WiGig and HART; more from the Wilson verification study: FPGAs; the Studebaker plant gets a new lease on life; verification sequence portability; NASA space apps; draw a barn with SystemVerilog constraints; Industrial automation and the IoT; and upcoming events Read More »

The UVM Factory Object and Encapsulation or For God’s Sake Don’t Touch that Code!

The often-misunderstood UVM factory object provides a path to modify testcase behavior without the associated doom of touching already released code. by Hamilton Carter, Senior Editor All of us have seen some variation of the following flow chart:   The basic message, “If you can get away without touching it, you might just be OK,” applies as well to design verification ... Read More »

IP Systems Blog Review – Tuesday February 24, 2015

Buffer, and ADC design considerations; all about timing specifications; portable stimulus; Star Trek and the IoT; the Wilson Group's functional verification study; RTOS performance; the Silicon Valley age gap; temperature and humidity sensors; requirements management; and the oft-dreaded question "What do you do for a living?" Read More »

IP Systems Blog Review – Monday February 16, 2015

Arduinos; software defined networks… and radios!; ARM/AMBA; TLS engines; embedded industrial automation; system-level power modelling; and collaborating more effectively by Hamilton Carter – Senior Editor If you like to play at your engineering, you should know a new version of the Arduino IDE has been released! Interested in software defined networking—SDN? Check out this Xilinx enabled kickstarter. ARM contributes to ... Read More »