State of EDA
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Gary Smith Sees the glass more than half full
September 24th, 2009 by Lou Covey
After I finished meeting with EDA companies at DAC, I sat down with Gary Smith of GarySmithEDA to talk about how DAC went and where he saw the industry going. Gary has long been an advocate of Electronic System Level design methodology and has said it was the coming thing for many years. He still sees that to be true, but no sees it as crucial for the survival of the industry now. He expects customers will come back to DAC in larger numbers once the industry decides to focus on ESL and de-emphasizes RTL. He also warned that startups still focused on RTL tools may not survive long enough to make the next DAC. Here’s the interview.
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