Kurt Shuler, Vice President of Marketing at Arteris IP authored this new article in Semiconductor Engineering:
NoC Experiences From The Trenches
September 28th, 2021 - By Kurt Shuler
When evaluating a new technology, don't aim for a simple 1-to-1 replacement.
Network-on-chip (NoC) interconnect as an alternative to traditional crossbars is already well-proven, but there are still plenty of design teams on the cusp of a transition or who maybe do not yet see a need for a change. As with a switch to any new technology, the first hurdles are often simply misconceptions. When new users first evaluate any new technology, they often make the mistake of attempting a 1-to-1 replacement of their old technology without considering all the new things the new capabilities bring to them.
Read on for some examples I have seen during my years at Arteris IP and check out our customer list, which includes the best-of-the-best in many domains implementing small to large designs.