By Gabe Moretti
The EDA industry performance is dependent on two other major economies: one technological and one financial. EDA provides the tools and methods that leverage the growth of the semiconductor industry and begins to receive its financial rewards generally a couple of year after the introduction of the new product on the market. It takes that long for the product to prove itself on the market and achieve general distribution.
David Fried from Coventor addressed the most important topics that may impact the foundry business in 2017. He made two points.