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DVCon 2021. 25 years after Verisity, verification is still evolving

Larry Lapides, Imperas, hosts a retrospective review on the impact of Verisity (now Cadence Specman) and the continuing evolution of advanced semiconductor SoC verification over the past 25 years. The guests include Bryan Dickman, co-founder of Valytic, a former ARM verification engineer and Specman user. Plus, Sean Smith of Esperanto, ex-Cisco DV lead, and also an early Specman user. As design complexity continues to increase the verification tools and methodologies have evolved to address to scale of modern SoC designs, but looking back offers an interesting in sight on how DV teams approach the adoption of new tools and techniques.