Table of Contents
Goals of Presentation
Growth Drivers of Electronics Industry
Virtual Components and System Design
Shift from Cell to VC Based Designs
Types of Virtual Components
Historical Chip Re-use
Why will VC’s be mostly re-used ?
Change from standard ASIC to SOC
Block Usage in Year 2000 and after
Impact on Time To Market &Engineering Resources
Re-use…..Soft or Hard ???
Types of Portability
Portable Cell Architecture Design Requirements
Porting hard VC across technologies & generations
Re-Use/Re-Design Time Per VC (also Block)
Impact on VC Portfolio
Impact on Cell Library
What is the impact ?
Time to Port VC Portfolio (Generation - Generation) vs Number of VC's
Impact on Market Advantage
Author: Judy Shuman