ESL - where we're at and where we're going

Conference Coverage - Gary Smith at DVCon San Jose, March 2010, an article by  Bill Murray at www.SCDsource.com

Gary Smith of GarySmithEDA presented a snapshot of the status and direction of electronic system level design (ESL) methodology at the recent Open SystemC Initiative (OSCI) SystemC day at the Design and Verification Conference (DVCon 2010) in San Jose, California. He talked about the progress of ESL, its five high value applications, market sizing and concluded with some comments about its ability to satisfy the needs of the embedded system software developer.
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Smith said “We have two killer apps down. One is ESL synthesis. ...

The other one is the software virtual prototype. Synopsys has just bought nearly everyone, but Carbon and Imperas remain.”
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To read the full article, please visit http://www.scdsource.com/article.php?id=386.