Category Archives: [CDNS] Cadence


[CDNS – Cadence; SNPS – Synopsys] The evolution of the EDA industry and competitive positioning therein

It used to be that a chip engineer would design an integrated circuit by hand drawing a few dozen pages of schematics using standard templates, the resulting patterns X-ACTO knifed out of plastic film.  But with transistor density doubling every 18 months, this manual process couldn’t scale and was eventually replaced with a technology called […]

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