The Open SystemC Initiative will hold the first SystemC Japan on Friday, July 2 in Yokohama, Japan. The one-day industry event will feature technical presentations on the use of SystemC for system-level design from industry experts and suppliers, highlighted by user case studies. The agenda features six technical user presentations by top Japanese electronics companies and four informative presentations from leading suppliers of electronic design automation tools and technologies.
The Open SystemC Initiative (OSCI) announced the annual European SystemC User Group (ESCUG) meeting. ESCUG will take place Tuesday, March 9, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm. The meeting will be co-located with the Design, Automation & Test in Europe (DATE) Conference. The event is free to industry professionals and the media. The Open SystemC Initiative (OSCI) is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and advancing SystemC as an industry-standard language for electronic system-level (ESL) design.
The European SystemC User Group (ESCUG) will host a meeting on December 1, 2009 in Grenoble, France. For the first time, the meeting will be co-located with IP-ESC 2009 (IP-Embedded Systems Conference), which is a technical conference focused on intellectual property (IP) based system-on-chip (SoC) design. SystemC continues to grow in importance for architectural exploration, performance analysis, building virtual platforms for software development, and functional verification.
The Open SystemC Initiative (OSCI) announced that the Taiwan SystemC Users Group (TSCUG) will host a forum on November 16 (1:00-5:30 PM) at the Ambassador Hotel (188, Chung Hwa Road, Section 2, Hsinchu, Taiwan). The event is free of charge to the electronic design community. The first-ever TSCUG forum features presentations from industry experts and academia who will discuss ESL design today and best practices moving forward.
The Open SystemC Initiative (OSCI) released the draft 1.3 standard of the SystemC Synthesis Subset. The Synthesis Subset Draft 1.3 standard is intended for use by logic designers, electronic engineers, and design automation tool developers. It describes a standard syntax and semantics for SystemC synthesis. The Synthesis Subset Draft 1.3 standard is available for download under open-source license.