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Watermarking Your Chip Design

With new tools and methods, chip designers will be able to implement and detect watermarks soon. ———————– By Dr. Gary Ray Design costs have been driven up by the complexity of modern chips. A Gartner/Dataquest 2003 study showed that transistors/ die are growing at a 68% compound annual growth rate while productivity (transistors/person-month) was growing at 21%. The result is ... Read More »