IP firms take on `hero' design role

Brown, Peter
July 1997
Electronic News;07/07/97, Vol. 43 Issue 2175, p28
Trade Publication
Describes the role of intellectual property (IP) companies in bridging the gap between deep submicron devices and electronic design automation (EDA) tools. Role of IP companies in supplying pre-verified, pre-tested cores to a wide variety of chip manufacturers; Need of standards for IP to help shrink the gap and to make cores portable across many interfaces; Expected partnerships and alliances forming between the EDA.


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