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System-Level Tool Interoperability in the Supply Chain

Posted by Darcy Pierce on 22nd October 2010

Conversation Central was broadcast in front of a live audience at the 23rd Interoperability forum in Santa Clara, CA today. Our host, Karen Bartleson, had the pleasure of interviewing our knowledgeable guests, Jose Corleto and Will Strauss. Jose Corleto is the Sr. Director of Engineering at Qualcomm’s CDMA Technologies Chipset Division, where he is responsible for wireless chipset architecture definition; system tools and methodologies for architecture exploration, early SW development and HW/SW co-verification; virtual platform development, integration and test. Will Strauss is the Principal Analyst at Forward Concepts and is an internationally-known semiconductor industry analyst and is considered the leading authority on digital signal processing (DSP) market trends. He is also an authority on semiconductor trends in wireless, audio and VoIP markets

The three discussed on stage in a living-room-like setting the wireless market: its explosive growth, collaboration in the supply chain, the components that make up a smart phone, and the need for interoperable models and the tools for designing the chips inside today’s advanced wireless devices. We had a nice turnout for this Forum and the live audience found the discussion engaging.

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Forward Concepts


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