Speaker: Andy Lunness, BluWireless Technology

Conference: Verification Futures 2015 (click here to see full programme)
Speaker: Andy Lunness, BlueWireless Technology
Organisation: http://www.bluwirelesstechnology.com/
Presentation Title: SystemC-based UVM Verification Infrastructure
Abstract: BluWireless designs use SystemC and so it was a natural choice to also select SystemC for the test bench language. However, they also wanted to follow current industry best practise with a UVM-compliant verification strategy. In this talk we will outline the development of a SystemC testbench that is UVM compliant with a TLM 2.0 interface that meets all of the following objectives:

  • Reusability – across projects using SystemC designs
  • Cost effectiveness – reducing dependency on proprietary licenses
  • Advanced verification support – ability to deploy advanced verification techniques
  • IP quality – demonstrable improved IP quality via metrics and bug discovery rates
Biography Andy is Programme Director at BluWireless Technology, Elektra New Company of the Year 2014, developing cutting edge 60GHz wireless systems. He has over 20 years’ experience in embedded systems covering both hardware and software design and verification
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