ElectronicsWeekly.comOctober 25, 2005The SPIRIT Consortium is a global organisation concerned with supply-chain collaboration looking to provide a practical answer to multi-vendor design-flow integration, says vice-chairman Christopher Lennard
Efficient multi-vendor design-flow support is vital for today’s system-design methodologies Complex design-flow synchronisation requires a new kind of information exchange between tools and intellectual property (IP): configuration meta-data.
The SPIRIT Consortium, a global organisation focused on enabling efficient integration of IP and plug-in tools into SPIRIT-compliant design environments, is aiming to resolve these design-flow integration and synchronisation problems.
Since its formation in June 2003, the Consortium has delivered key technical systems for design-flow integration, and this is continuing with focused industry adoption in 2006.
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