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EDA and Design Engineering: Driving Deeper into Technology, Applications

If 2013 was about 16/14nm processes and the rise of FinFET and 3D-ICs, then 2014 will see that and much more. As the global economy gets back up on its feet, the engineering productivity gains that have emerged in recent years are poised to drive application development to new heights. Cadence bloggers Richard Goering and Brian Fuller touch on what might be the highlights in the year to come.

The 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas showcased an array of compelling products, from drones to giant TVs. Photos courtesy of Corrie Callenbach

Semiconductor Industry Outlook Continues to Brighten
New reports indicate some positive trends for semiconductor vendors and EDA and IP companies. Brian takes a look at the numbers.
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Electronics Outlook 2014: New Paradigm Takes Hold?
Whether it’ll be bullish or bearish, 2014 appears to be a year when the electronics industry is poised to take advantage of a broadening of applications markets.
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CES 2014: Past Is Prologue for Electronics Design
At this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), old was new again as the systems on display in Las Vegas had their design starts 12-18 months ago.
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Cadence at CES 2014: Live Blog, Tensilica IP Demos, and More
Missed CES, or couldn’t visit as many of the booths as you would have liked? Richard leads you to Cadence’s live blog of the show, featuring photos and other insights from our team on the show floor. The feed is now archived for your viewing convenience.
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Technology and Electronics Design Innovation: Big Things, Small Packages
What types of innovations might truly transform our society in the coming years? Brian uncovers some answers.
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Over 300 CDNLive 2013 Presentations Now Available – Along with Dates for 2014
As we gear up for CDNLive Silicon Valley in March, take advantage of the treasure trove of technical presentations available from last year’s developer conference. Richard tells you how to access this useful content.
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2013: Quickening the Pace of Electronics Innovation?
What do 2013’s highlights and lowlights tell us about where the electronics industry is headed? Brian explores this question.
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Q&A: MEMS Begin to Enter the Semiconductor Design Mainstream
Even though micro-electrical mechanical systems (MEMS) have been a niche technology for years, a new generation of MEMS ICs is emerging. Richard interviews Mike Jamiolkowski, CEO of Coventer, a MEMS tool provider and Cadence® partner, on the topic.
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