SILICON | Why Chinese EDA tools lag behind

By Stewart Randall

Nov 13, 20195 min read (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi)I wrote last week that electronic design automation (EDA) tools are an Achilles’ heel in China’s bid for integrated circuit (IC) autonomy. While representing only a relatively modest $10 billi…

SILICON | China’s design tools conundrum

By Stewart Randall

Nov 7, 20193 min read (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi)The first of two articles in a series on electronic design automation tools in China’s semiconductor sector.
Can China achieve independence in integrated circuits (IC)? It’s a question I get as…