October 7, 2019

Creating Test Sequences for RISC-V Cores and SoCs

By Louie De Luna, Agnisys Chief Product Evangelist The idea of an open-source CPU core was virtually unheard-of ten years ago – let alone using it for commercial applications. The CPU core has been the most critical part of any computing system and thus, has been the most valuable and profitable. Over the years, companies like IBM®, Intel® and ARM® have built their empires either from CPU core development or license distribution. Fast ...

August 11, 2019

Repurposing von Neumann Architecture with SRAM-based Register Files

By Louie De Luna, Agnisys Chief Product Evangelist The conventional von Neumann architecture has been the workhorse of computing for several decades, but with the advent of AI applications and big data the entire ...

May 20, 2019

Not your Average UVM Testbench Generator – Unveiling at DAC 2019

By Louie De Luna, Agnisys Chief Product Evangelist Being so immersed in the work and technology, it’s easy to forget where we are in this technological revolution. Some of us didn’t really appreciate the impact of the ...

April 15, 2019

EDA Is Advancing – but Where Are the Women?

By Ishanee Bajpai – Senior Marketing Executive, Agnisys 1981 marked the beginning of EDA as an industry. Within a few years there were many companies specializing in EDA, each with a slightly different emphasis.  As the ...

March 26, 2019

Setting the Stage for the Next Abstraction

By Louie De Luna, Agnisys Chief Product Evangelist As generations of designs evolved from a few hundred transistors to hundreds of billions, our industry abstracted the problem space from transistors to schematics to ...

February 17, 2019

Register Automation using Machine Learning

By Louie De Luna, Agnisys Director of Sales and Marketing Right after Google’s AlphaGo system defeated a human Go world champion in 2015, the hype of deep learning and machine learning (ML) was quickly assimilated into ...

January 21, 2019

Where Tool Ideas Come From – A Case for a Portable Sequence Generator

By Louie De Luna, Agnisys Director of Sales and Marketing Tools are made to automate a process, perform calculations, minimize errors and improve efficiencies, but at their core, tools are made to solve a given problem. ...

December 17, 2018

Top 2018 Agnisys Resources

Every year we take a look back at the resources we’ve created to determine what you’ve found most useful. We invite you to take a look below at our top viewed and downloaded resources from 2018. RECORDED ...

May 5, 2016

Making Way For Register Specification Software

While more registers means more functionality and configurability, more is not always better. No one gives much thought to the heating, ventilation and air conditioning registers in the house–typically, two in each ...

April 11, 2016

The Ultimate Shift Left

Important observations from Einstein and New England’s ice traders.. Albert Einstein defined it well: “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” I have come across several ...

December 30, 2015

2015 Year End review – DV Challenges

Wow what a marvelous year 2015 has been to Agnisys, with full of events at the various technical exhibitions, new customers, new features and new products and not to forget – new partnership. It would be unfair to say ...

December 9, 2015

Musings from ARM TechCon Santa Clara 2015

The first day for exhibitors had lots of foot-traffic. Mostly casual onlookers, but a few who were genuinely interested in Agnisys. Since it was our first foray into ARM TechCon, it was good to meet new set of ...

June 27, 2015

Electronic Design Automation Trade Show Update – 52DAC

Overheard a lot of talk about “Shift Left” – which refers to the higher levels of abstraction leading to higher levels of productivity. I find that interesting as we at Agnisys have been doing this left shift since ...

June 14, 2015

Automatic Register Verification Gains Acceptance at DAC

With the Design Automation Conference wrapping up this week in San Francisco, there is one thing we can say for sure – Automatic Register Verification (ARV) gains acceptance with design and verification teams. Last ...