What’s The Difference Between FPGA And Custom Silicon Emulators?

The fundamental difference between commercial FPGA-based emulators and emulators based on custom silicon lies in the core element that maps the design-under-test (DUT) Source: Electronic Design For more than 10 years, I was a vocal advocate of FPGA-based emulation systems and continued to tout their benefits through 2013.1 Since then, I’ve become a consultant with an expertise … Read more

Watching the Hardware Emulation Market Take Off

With an expanding ecosystem to support hardware emulation coupled with a powerful new SoC verification solution, the prospects for the hardware emulation market look bright Source: EETimes Like many others in the semiconductor industry, I keep an eye on promising technology, which is how I came to track the progress of hardware emulation. It’s been a … Read more