At the recent DVCon 2016 conference in Silicon Valley, there was a lively and popular panel, with 135 attending despite the early hour. Moderated by Brian Bailey of Semiconductor Engineering, it featured a variety of views on the role of ESL (“Electronic System Level”) in design and verification for both hardware and software.
Panelists included (from left to right below)
Patrick Sheridan, Synopsys
Raik Brinkmann, One Spin
Simon Davidmann, Imperas Software Ltd.
Bryan Bowyer, Mentor
Dave Pursley, Cadence
Adnan Hamid, Breker
Simon Davidmann of Imperas…
EDAC must become an industry organization that looks after all of the companies within the circle of technologies involved in electronic product design
Peggy Aycinena is a freelance journalist and Editor of EDA Confidential at www.aycinena.com. She can be reached at peggy at aycinena dot com. In October Peggy interviewed Simon on his views for an article on EDACafe.
Simon Davidmann, Imperas CEO, has been thinking about the EDA industry for a while, and the consortium that represents it. And like a lot of observers, he thinks change is in the air. In previous blogs, I myself have predicted that EDAC will evolve to offer better representation to IP providers, but Davidmann believes changes…