Browsing All posts tagged under »spirit«

Languages for hardware development

January 14, 2010


A subjective view on some hardware description languages.

Links for 2009-05-18

May 18, 2009


The SPIRIT Consortium Announces Release of the SystemRDL Specification [feedly] via Design And Reuse The SystemRDL semantics support the entire life-cycle of registers from specification, model generation, and design verification to maintenance and documentation. Registers are not just limited to traditional configuration registers, but can also refer to register arrays and memories. DeHaan: Recognizing and […]

A standard to share hardware designs: IP-XACT

March 8, 2009


The Spirit Consortium develops XML schema to ease the sharing of hardware designs between IP providers and system designers. Briefly, when you create an hardware design (in VHDL, SystemC…) you also describe the design with XML files (using IP-XACT schema) that contain information about the external connections, memory map, bus interfaces… and also contain meta-data […]