Hardware speeds simulation

Ball, Richard
January 2007
Electronics Weekly;1/17/2007, Issue 2271, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports that Synplicity Inc. has unveiled a chip design software, TotalRecall, with the potential to dramatically speed simulation and verification. The technology takes field programmable gate array (FPGA) prototyping and modifies it so the designer has full visibility of the design under test. TotalRecall works by adding a duplicate copy of the hardware into the FPGAs being used for testing, along with a large memory buffer to store all inputs to the system.


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