Posts Tagged ‘ OCP-IP ’

Verification IP: Solace for the Common Integration Nightmare?

Oct 24th, 2008 | By

Language barriers have been problematic since the dawn of civilization. Entire countries have split along spoken language lines, and wars have been fought largely based upon different cultures that have built up around various languages with entirely different concepts.

The culture within semiconductor design and development is no different, except the battles are being fought in the market rather than with physical weapons. Just as in political wars, certain languages will dominate and efficiencies will be achieved through standards, whether created or de facto.

This is particularly true in the verification world. With verification …

OCP-IP deals with alphabet soup

Sep 30th, 2008 | By

The Open Core Protocol International Partnership describes activities of semiconductor organizations and standards bodies.