Shining a Light on Ray Tracing


| Paper Submitted by Imagination Technologies | Shining a light on ray tracing For anyone who knows anything about real-time 3D graphics, something truly exciting is taking place in the industry right now: the proliferation of real-time ray tracing. Often described as the ‘holy grail’ of computer graphics, ray tracing Read More

“ASIC 2020” – ASIC and ASIC Success Redefined


| Paper Submitted by Jack Harding, president and CEO, eSilicon | Introduction A major shift in the application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) market has occurred over the past five years. The forces at play are most evident at the top end of the market, but they will impact the entire customer Read More

Chiplets: Open Market or Joint Venture?


| Paper Submitted by Dr. Carlos Macian, Senior Director AI Strategy & Products, eSilicon Corporation | “Chiplet” has become a buzzword and like most of its kind, the success of the buzzword predates the widespread availability of the product by a large margin. However, this is such a conceptually sound Read More

Verification Challenges for RISC-V Adoption


| Paper Submitted by Tom Anderson, Technical Marketing Consultant, OneSpin Solutions | Just a few years ago, the idea of an open-specification processor architecture with open-source implementations available would have been dismissed by many. Modern processor designs are highly complex, with such advanced features as multi-stage pipelines, multi-level caches, out-of-order Read More

PowerVR Virtualization: A Critical feature For Automotive GPUs


By Imagination Technologies Limited What is GPU virtualization? Conceptually, virtualization is the capability of a device to host one or more virtual machines (VMs) that each behaves like actual independent machines with their own operating system (OS), all running on the same underlying device hardware. In regard to GPUs, this Read More

Secure the IoT Ecosystem and Standardize IoT Usage with Silicon Licensing


By Jerome Rampon, CEO, Algodone Abstract Internet of Things (IoT) promises great business opportunities for the semiconductor companies, system integrators, and service providers. However, IoT security is a major concern to this promised growth because there are many weak security links in the IoT ecosystem. This article proposes a way Read More

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CEO Interview – Faraj Aalaei


Faraj Aalaei, CEO of Aquantia GSA sat down with the CEO of Aquantia and 32-year industry veteran, Faraj Aalaei, to discuss his growing company. We discussed his insights into their numerous rounds of funding and how to successfully contribute to the ‘big data’ trend in the semiconductor industry.     1. Aquantia received numerous awards last Read More

CEO Interview – Dan Glotter, Optimal+


Dan Glotter, CEO, Optimal+ 1. What was the inspiration for founding Optimal+? My concept for Optimal+ started while I was working at Intel. I was working in wafer manufacturing and decided to move into test operations. What was most surprising to me was the level of automation, tools and methodologies that were Read More

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