Over the past decade, there has been a dramatic increase in design complexity. This has led to challenges in reducing the overall design cycle time and aggressive time-to-market goals. As a result, the industry has identified design verification to be the most critical and formidable task in the overall design and implementation process.

This article will delve into the complex world of SoC design and verification. It will explore the various methodologies and detail the solution offered by Fujitsu, their dual ARM core-based evaluation chip, MB87Q1100.

Reprinted in its entirety from ARM IQ Vol. 3, No. 3