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Docea Power: It’s still just about efficiency
September 17th, 2009 by Lou Covey
Ghislain Kaiser, CEO of Docea Power was my last vendor interview at DAC and one of my favorites because, well, he’s a new face in EDA and he has such a great name. It’s nice to see someone other than the usual suspects.
Docea tools help designers explore low-power architecture, with a focus on hardware/software partitioning and “support of the modern and powerful power management techniques,” whatever that means. It’s a cool technology and addresses a significant issue in engineering efficiency for SoC design.
Unfortunately, Kaiser was not able to give me a hard, bottom line accounting of what the tool does for profitability. It’s still just about the engineer and not the bottom line. Here’s the interview.