DAC 2019: Beyond the chips

DAC 2019: Beyond the chips

IoT security, Cloud EDA, AI – the takeaway themes of DAC 2019   Behind all the noise of the vast array of slot machines, gambling tables and bars and the bright lights of the Las Vegas strip was the large gathering of the annual Design Automation Conference,...
Expansion for UltraSoC!

Expansion for UltraSoC!

There’s never a dull moment working at UltraSoC! We have aggressive expansion goals for this year, and are already recruiting actively for our Cambridge and Bristol offices. We are also setting up offices in Poland and the USA and hiring king-pin staff in each of...
Who is worried about automotive security and safety?

Who is worried about automotive security and safety?

I, for one, most definitely am! I’ve written previously about how tackling this problem makes good business sense. But the more immersed I become in this topic, the more I feel personally concerned about the implications of this, and the snail’s-pace at which...
The RISC-V ecosystem has many layers

The RISC-V ecosystem has many layers

At our second Bristol RISC-V Meetup last Tuesday, a packed room of 70 delegates joined UltraSoC and Imperas Software, to discuss the latest updates on the RISC-V architecture and ecosystem.   The engaging presentations at the Meetup covered a wide range of topics,...
Safety and Security: an inextricable link in semiconductors

Safety and Security: an inextricable link in semiconductors

Last month I spoke at the IQPC Safety and Security week event in Munich. It became clear to me that our semiconductor community is really paying attention to these issues now, not just to comply with standards, and not just because of the potential liability – but...