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Semiconductor Engineering: Racing To The Edge

 Arteris IP's Kurt Shuler, Vice President of Marketing, comments in the latest Semiconductor Engineering article.

Racing To The Edge

April 9th, 2019 - By Susan Rambo and Ed Sperling

The race is on to win a piece of the edge despite the fact that there is no consistent definition of where the edge begins and ends or how the various pieces will be integrated or ultimately tested.

Safety lives at the edge
“The edge includes a lot of the stuff where people are most concerned about things that can kill you, like cars and robots and medical devices,” said Kurt Shuler, vice president of Arteris IP. “These things can kill you two ways. One is a cosmic ray and the traditional functional safety use case, where it flips a bit and then it goes awry. The other way is everything works as intended, however what it does and what it decides to do from its neural net application is the wrong thing. There’s not a cosmic ray. There’s not a hardware safety problem. The safety of the intended function is bad. (There is a new specification out for that, ISO/PAS 21448:2019 Road Vehicles — Safety of the Intended Functionality.)”

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Topics: SoC ARM automotive semiconductor engineering safety noc interconnect edge ISO/PAS Intended functionality

Semiconductor Engineering: FPGAs Becoming More SoC-Like

Ty Garibay, CTO at Arteris IP, is quoted in this Semiconductor Engineering article:

FPGAs Becoming More SoC-Like

 

June 4th, 2018 - By Ann Steffora Mutschler

Topics: SoC ARM FPGAs semiconductor engineering arteris ip I/O dsps

‘Hardening’ SoCs For Automotive Market Challenges

Migrating from mobility into new markets means dealing with new issues such as reliability, security and quality of service.

The semiconductor industry is enamored with the automotive, industrial and medical markets, and many companies are now shifting their focus there. But many mainstream vendors will face challenges entering this market. For those who have traditionally participated in the smart phone or mobility market, I will outline some changes they need to consider to successfully compete in these emerging spaces.

Topics: ARM automotive semiconductors SoC safety SoC security SoC QoS

The Semiconductor Industry Needs an IP Switzerland

It’s official: The great IP land grab has begun.

The process actually has been taking place gradually, but has accelerated with Imagination Technologies’ acquisition of MIPS last year and, most recently, Cadence’s acquisition of Tensilica. For makers of semiconductors, four competing IP behemoths are emerging after years of fragmentation within the semiconductor IP industry.

Topics: semiconductor industry IP protocols semiconductor IP Synopsys intellectual property ARM MIPS Cadence Imagination semiconductor industry economics