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Recently, one of us posted a question on a discussion forum about how important synthesis, place-and-route time to developers? There were quite a few responses; most people agreed that as FPGAs and FPGA designs get more and more complex, implementation time becomes a larger portion of the development budget or project timeline. As silicon process […]

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There are certainly many ways to start an FPGA design; for example one can: Open up an editor and start coding Look for, duplicate and modify an existing reference design Which approach one chooses is probably a question of deadlines and personal preference. Our engineers, for example, learned to design by coding so if given […]

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The phrase, “reconfigurable computing,” seems to bring to mind flexibility and freedom of choice.It seems natural that some of this flexibility should mean that developers will have all the information to target whichever programmable logic device that is best for their designs. In the FPGA world, since understanding the structure and format of bitstreams and […]

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Comments from VCs and senior industry people whom we’ve talked to resonate constantly in our minds. Especially those which express concern over how we’re going to sell our simulation and PLD-matching services. For example, our goal of providing accurate technical information to simplify the process of FPGA/CPLD selection for any design might not sound too […]

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Another round of holidays is upon us–today being the 2nd day of the Chinese New Year, a super long weekend in Singapore. With little distinction of working days versus rest-days, we plod along as usual. On the simulation side of things, we have been extremely blessed with expert beta-testers–friends and former colleagues who have devoted […]

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Amidst a flurry of New Year celebrations, we moved into our new home in Bugis, an area known in the 1950s-80s for transgenders as well as for ethnic shopping. Nowadays, it’s a hodge-podge of office buildings, shopping malls and eateries. Compared to our previous office, the new one is light-years ahead in terms of furniture […]

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To our families, friends: A big thank you for your support and encouragement!To other entrepreneurs: All the best and may all our endeavors bear fruit!To everyone: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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We had the good fortune of having an office before we registered Plunify–thanks to one of the founders who was already running his own setup. So the rest of the folks just pulled up extra chairs to his existing table and hit the ground running. The building: a remodeled pre-war (the 2nd) police barracks with […]

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Last week we had an initial meeting with a customer–details are hush-hush at this point of course but suffice to say they have impressive educational/research facilities. They kindly bought us lunch in an opulent banquet room although I have to say that both of us were too busy listening and making sure that pieces of […]

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Previously we went through the necessary step of making Plunify a legal business entity–a process which was fortunately relatively painless. In Singapore, it seems fairly straightforward to get one’s business registered, at least compared to Tokyo and the San Francisco Bay Area. The fees are comparatively lower as well. First, one surfs over to the […]

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