NUREMBERG, Germany—One of the most significant announcements in design synthesis popped here earlier this year, when Cadence unveiled Stratus at a press conference during Embedded World 2015.
As Frank Schirrmeister, Cadence group director for the System Development Suite, put it, “High-level synthesis has come of age.” Stratus combines the best of both the Cadence C-to-Silicon Compiler HLS tool and Cynthesizer from Forte Design Systems, which Cadence acquired in 2014. Here's a roundup of stories about the technology and its utility.
- richardgoering published a Q&A with Sean Dart and Phil Bishop to give the context behind the technology.
- Schirrmeister, who presented the new technology editors here, talks about the software in our video interview:
- And lastly here’s a link to Schirrmeister’s press conference: