Stefan Birman

Highlights of DVCon EU 2018

This post presents some of the highlights of the technical program AMIQ consultants enjoyed attending at DVCon Europe 2018 (24-25 October, Munich).   Hot Topics It is quite hard choosing a “hottest” topic, but we did notice that PSS- and SystemC-related papers/tutorials engaged a lot of engineers in discussions.   SystemC, Virtual Platforms, System Modeling […]

Stefan Birman

Highlights of ORConf 2017

During September 8-10, 2017, I attended the ORConf conference, which is part of the Wuthering Bytes Festival of Technology. The conference is run by the Free and Open Source Silicon Foundation. There were about 60 participants in total, all with different backgrounds: academia, hobbyists, FPGA-based design, law, software development, embedded system design and business. The […]

Stefan Birman

Highlights of DVCon US 2017

DVCon US (Feb 27-Mar 2 2017, San Jose, California) has come to an end after another content-rich edition. Some of the highlights of the technical program AMIQ consultants enjoyed attending are provided below. Hot Topics The main highlight of the conference by far was the emerging Portable Stimulus Standard (PSS), which was presented through a […]

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Highlights of DVCon Europe 2016

The third edition of DVCon Europe (October 19-20, 2016, Munich) has just come to an end. The technical content of the conference was diverse, but three primary areas of interest could be identified: portable stimulus, formal verification, and automotive. While the first two are already common themes in conference programs, the automotive field has recently […]

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Highlights of DVCon US 2016

DVCon US (Feb. 29th – Mar 3rd, 2016, San Jose, California) has concluded another successful edition. There were a lot of interesting tutorials, panels and technical sessions, with SV/UVM still being a major focus. There was also a clear emphasis on portable stimuli and the associated standard developed by Accellera’s Portable Stimuli Working Group (PSWG), […]

Stefan Birman

DVCon Europe 2015 Highlights

Time flies! It’s already 2 weeks since DVCon Europe 2015, long enough for the experience to distill into highlights. AMIQ was involved on multiple levels: sponsoring, exhibiting, contributing a tutorial and last, but not least, AMIQ engineers attending technical presentations. Here are some of the highlights, my highlights. Tutorial Track Accellera&Co. was quite a strong […]