Author Archives: Esko Pekkarinen

ORConf 2018 in Gdansk

This year ORConf, the open source digital design conference, was hosted by Gdansk University of Technology in Poland. Three days of presentations and discussion covered an amazing range of topics such as RISC-V, tooling, hardware description languages (HDL), formal verification, … Continue reading

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Conference trip to DSD/SEAA 2018 in Prague

The Euromicro Digital System Design (DSD)/Software Engineering and Advanced Application (SEAA) conference in Prague displayed a wide spectrum of ongoing research activities and topics. Our lab had six participants this year attending both the SEAA and DSD sides of the … Continue reading

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Kactus2 version 3.6.0 released

Kactus2 version 3.6.0 has been released.  In the latest version we have complemented the graphical editing options with a command-line interface for batch jobs and repeated generation tasks.  We also expanded support for view-specific component configurations in pursuit for better … Continue reading

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Conference trip to DATE in Dresden

This year the Design, Automation and Test in Europe conference (DATE) takes place in Dresden, Germany. I had the chance travel to Dresden to demonstrate our recent work RISC-V processor modeling in IP-XACT using Kactus2 at the University Booth. The … Continue reading

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Suomi Finland 100 celebration

Congratulations Suomi, 100 years! As a part of the celebration we release a special version of Kactus2 that is available only on Finland’s Independence Day, the 6th December 2017. This limited time edition is available for download here only today. … Continue reading

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New Kactus2 release

Kactus2 version 3.5.0 has been released. The latest version features fully updated graphical user interface which better meets the expectations for modern desktop use. We continue our line of work for enabling full design parametrization from the highest level of … Continue reading

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