May 15, 2012 -- The challenges of developing embedded software have grown as more and more of the hardware that the embedded software targets becomes integrated onto silicon. FPGAs are no exception, and they are growing in capacity and complexity. As they do so, the requirements for development are changing, with virtual platforms becoming an important part of the development tool chain.
By Larry Melling. (Melling is the Product Marketing Manager for Cadence Design Systems, Inc.'s Virtual System Platform.)
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