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EDA

(1) (Electronic Design Automation) Using the computer to design, lay out, verify and simulate the performance of electronic circuits on a chip or printed circuit board. While the public mostly focuses on the end products and is only moderately aware of the chips and circuits inside, without EDA, there would be nowhere near the number of electronic devices on the market today.

In the 1950s and 1960s, circuits were drawn by hand on drafting boards. During the late 1960s and 1970s, computer-aided design (CAD) was used to create the schematics, and computer-aided engineering (CAE) was used to analyze the designs. In the mid-1980s, all the CAD and CAE tools for electronic circuits coalesced into the term "electronic design automation." See HDL and ATE.

(2) (Enterprise Data Access) Popular middleware software from Information Builders that runs on more than 35 platforms and provides a common interface between client requests (typically a SQL query or from FOCUS) to more than 80 different database and file types as well as to CICS. It allows queries on different types of databases at the same time. Introduced in 1991, and transferred to the company's iWay Software spin-off in 2001, EDA was previously known as EDA/SQL. COM, CORBA and EJB capability is also available. See WebFOCUS.

(3) (Enterprise Data Access) Providing a uniform way to access data throughout the enterprise. It implies the ability to treat multiple, distributed databases as a single logical entity. See EDA definition (2) above and DQbroker.
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The SURFs will be available for EDA member usage first quarter 1999.
The EDA is developing multiple buildings on the site and providing a full range of property and facilities management services.
The company designs, manufactures, and markets and supports a full line of EDA solutions for use on industry standard workstations, operating systems and networks.
The Council on Electronic Design Automation is IEEE's focal point for multiple EDA disciplines.
Sponsors of the EDA Tech Forum include Altera, ARM, Common Platform Group, CMP Electronics Group, Hewlett Packard, Lattice Semiconductor, Liga Systems, Mentor Graphics, The Mathworks, Silicon Canvas, and Sun Microsystems.
The Singapore office demonstrates our ongoing commitment to providing strong customer support to our customers around the globe," noted Daniel Hamon, general manager, Tanner EDA.
We think the entire design and EDA tools community can indeed benefit from our contributions to Accellera's Unified Power Format Technical Subcommittee.
Today's analog and mixed-signal designers demand not only functionality but cost efficiency, speed and rapid start-up to maximize the return on their design investment and to minimize time to market," noted John Tanner, president and CEO, Tanner EDA.
Rhines, chairman and CEO of Mentor Graphics Corporation and vice-chair of the EDA Consortium.
Synplicity is offering this methodology to the EDA, IP and end-user communities as a means to address the challenges designers face when using protected IP in their design flows, which are often made up of tools from several different EDA providers.
The EDA industry continued to strengthen in the fourth quarter," said Walden C.