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Semiconductor Engineering: Steering The Semiconductor Industry

Isabelle Geday, General Manager of Arteris IP Deployment and Kurt Shuler, Vice President of Marketing at Arteris IP are both quoted in this new article in Semiconductor Engineering:

Steering The Semiconductor Industry

August 26th, 2021 - By Brian Bailey

What does it take to get a new language, tool, or methodology established in the semiconductor industry? Disruption has rarely worked.


“Everything we do is based on IP-XACT IEEE 1685 standard,” says Isabelle Geday, general manager of Arteris IP Deployment. “It is our duty and our prerogative to train people, as well as we can, on the standard — its existence, its benefits, and the way to use it. By doing this, and by making the effort to do it well, we promote the standard, and long-term we promote a best methodology on the market for the next generation of SoCs. Thankfully, there is good alignment between IP providers, SoC designers, and EDA tool companies.

“I was involved in ISO 26262, which is a functional safety standard for semiconductors and other electronics,” says Kurt Shuler, vice president of marketing at Arteris IP. “In that case there was an existing infrastructure for training, as well as certification companies. But when it comes to the semiconductor industry, there has to be a certain critical mass before it makes sense to invest in a Udemy course, or something like that. 

Topics: iso26262 ArterisIP semiconductor engineering arteris ip ip-xact SoCs kurt shuler training EDA Isabelle Geday ip deployment IP-XACT IEEE 1685

EDA Cafe: What Does MBSE Have to Do with SoCs?

Vincent Thibaut, Director of IP Deployment Product Strategy at Arteris IP authored this new article for EDA Cafe:

What Does MBSE Have to Do with SoCs?

August 17th, 2021 - By Vincent Thibaut


In technology, the only constant is change, sometimes at a dizzying pace. One emerging trend is how product specifications, additions and changes are passed onto system-on-chip (SoC) design teams. Traditionally, this transfer is done by exchanging documents, models (perhaps Simulink) and some form of written use-case descriptions. However, this process is very cumbersome, subjective and error-prone. It is also a very poor method for documenting and tracking revisions required by agile design teams employing best practices. It may not be a problem when building catalog products, but the world has changed.

Topics: SoC NoC automotive ArterisIP arteris ip verification ip-xact Tier 1s Bosch ip deployment IPD SysML vincent thibaut model-based system engineering ISO standard UML Simulink microchip designer Matlab NASA

Semiconductor Engineering: Continuous Education For Engineers

Isabelle Geday, VP and GM of IP Deployment Division at Arteris IP is quoted in this new article in Semiconductor Engineering:

Continuous Education For Engineers

July 29th, 2021 - By Brian Bailey

Companies that invest in their employees' education often get rewarded with more productive and happier workers.


“Education of the market is virtuous,” says Isabelle Geday, VP and general manager of IP Deployment Division at Arteris IP. “Having this position understood by potential customers is a very good start for a relationship. They tend to trust us, not only from a technical point of view, but from a company point of view. When they perceive that we want them to be smarter — to be able to gain ownership of the standard, and of the solutions that come with the standard — that’s something that is really good for our image. It’s beneficial for them, and it’s also beneficial for us.”

Topics: semiconductor engineering arteris ip ip-xact Isabelle Geday IP Deployment Division education training sessions

EDA Cafe: Arteris IP Extends IP-XACT to UVM Testbenches

Vincent Thibaut, Director of IP Deployment Product Strategy at Arteris IP authored this new article for EDA Cafe:

Arteris IP Extends IP-XACT to UVM Testbenches

July 2, 2021 - By Vincent Thibaut


To be clear, the goal here is not to autogenerate the internals of the complex test sequences. However, the IP-XACT platform from Arteris IP does handle register sequences. Instead, view the universal verification methodology (UVM) testbench as part of an assembly of the device under test (DUT), plus many complex VIPs. IP-XACT lends itself nicely to this concept. To be effective, packaging needs several extensions so that configuration can be managed from the IP-XACT level. Testbenches will be challenged to include more and more VIPs as design complexity grows. There are compelling reasons to explore IP-XACT packaging for VIPs.

Topics: SoC NoC arteris ip verification ip-xact UVM ip deployment IPD testbench assembly DUT SoC testbenches vincent thibaut VIPs UVM testbenches