Design Con 2015

MCUs, Processors & SoCs

Looking at 4-, 8-, 16-, 32-, 64-bit and multicore devices and the systems on a chip that complement them.


IoT and wearable devices mean rethinking memory design

NOR flash will make possible a new generation of wearable and Internet of Things devices if embedded developers are willing to rethink their basic Read More


Using a programmable system-on-chip for fan control

A tutorial on everything a developer will need – from basic PID algorithms to physical component placement - to implement the electronics for 3- Read More


Targeting SoC address decoder faults using functional patterns

A novel way to find and eliminate address decoder faults, often difficult to detect in complex system on chip designs, using a unique algorithm that Read More


Improve FPGA communications interface clock jitters with external PLLs

The problems faced in dealing with clock jitter in FPGA-based high-speed communications interfaces such as SerDes and how external phase locked loops Read More


Reducing Processing Latency with a Heterogeneous FPGA-Processor Framework

A software framework for developing heterogeneous multicore designs based on ARM and the Xilinx Zynq FPGA system-on-chip Read More


Bug hunting SoC designs to achieve full functional coverage closure

How to use constrained random verification to create scenarios to uncover bugs that are difficult to find using traditional directed verification Read More


Using multi-bit flip-flop custom cells to achieve better SoC design efficiency

The increasing complexity of present day SoCs and increasing packing densities require the design of complex cells with more optimized trade-offs Read More


Porting designs to the 32-Bit world without adding cost

Mark Ainsworth and Ranith M of Cypress Semiconductor provide guidelines on porting applications from an 8- or 16-bit CPU to a 32-bit CPU. Read More


The basics of using MCAPI in multicore-based designs

The basics of the Multicore Association’s MCAPI standardized application program interface for communication and synchronization and how to use it Read More


SoC tool flow techniques for detecting reset domain crossing problems

Some techniques for making SoC tools and design flows robust and intelligent enough to discriminate between false and true violations in situations Read More


Extending RTOS Functionalities for Embedded Heterogeneous Multi-Core Systems

An extensible RTOS architecture for embedded heterogeneous muti-core processors that splits the RTOS kernel, which runs on a less powerful core Read More


Isolating SPI in high bandwidth sensor applications

Mark Cantrell and Bikiran Goswami look at the Serial Peripheral Interface Bus (SPI), its constraints, and how to deal with those constraints in Read More


High Level Programming for Heterogeneous Architectures

Evaluating AMD's APARAPI Java-based heterogeneous multicore programming environment uses some real world algorithms. Read More


Initial explorations of ARM processors for scientific computing

An evaluation of the use of a heterogeneous quad-core Cortex A9 ARMv7 processor based design as an alternative to the X86 architecture, in high Read More


Dynamic Partitioning-based JPEG Decompression on Heterogeneous Multicores

A run-time partitioning and scheduling scheme for use on heterogeneous multiicore designs that exploits task, data and pipeline parallelism. Read More


System design trade-offs in a nextgen embedded wireless platform

An analysis of the power and system design trade-offs in nextgen embedded wireless devices and how well Storm, based on an ARM Cortex-M4 with a Read More


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Surround view camera system for ADAS on TI's TDAx SoCs

Save & Follow 17 October 2014

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