Class Roadmap CPEG 324. 1950’s. Late 2010’s. Pre-silicon. Silicon. Post-silicon. 70’s. Late 90’s. Early-Silicon. Silicon. Late-Silicon. The Custom Era. The ASIC Age. ??. History of Computer Engineering. During Silicon Era, Chip Design was HOT… We are now entering Post-Silicon Era…
The Custom Era
The ASIC Age
During Silicon Era, Chip Design was HOT…
We are now entering Post-Silicon Era…
Platform Design is now HOT…
Birth of Platform-Based Design
EDN, August 2003
Mescal Architecture Description (MAD)
Modern Embedded Systems: Compilers, Architectures, and Languages
Multi-partner effort:GSRC, Intel, Cypress,
Platform methodology is now widely used
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