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Navigating the Future: Modernizing Native LabVIEW Applications using Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

Navigating the Future: Modernizing Native LabVIEW Applications using Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) 

Delve into this technical whitepaper exploring the concept of modernizing the native LabVIEW applications by addressing the key challenges in continuing with the native...

Leveraging AI as a Co-Pilot in Embedded IDEs to Revolutionize Firmware Development

Leveraging AI as a Co-Pilot in Embedded IDEs to Revolutionize Firmware Development

In this article, let us delve into the challenges inherent in firmware development and present our thought leadership on leveraging an AI co-pilot to navigate each stage of the...

Deciphering SafeSPI

Deciphering SafeSPI: Understanding its Significance in Automotive Communication and its Contrasts with SPI

The article introduces SafeSPI, a standardized format addressing communication challenges posed by custom SPI versions in complex systems like automotive platforms. SafeSPI...

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Streamline Post-Silicon Validation with Standardized Software Framework

In the past decade, semiconductor devices have undergone a remarkable evolution, becoming increasingly sophisticated to meet the expanding demands of diverse industries...

How can AI help in Test Generation and Complement Existing Automation Frameworks? 

How can AI help in Test Generation and Complement Existing Automation Frameworks? 

In the semiconductor industry, the significance of test and measurement cannot be overstated. It plays a critical role in ensuring the intricate functionality, reliability, and...

Exploring Platforms for Quick LLM Evaluation 

Exploring Platforms for Quick LLM Evaluation 

In our previous blog post, we discussed key factors to look for in an AI model and explored the specifications of a few prominent Large Language Models (LLMs). While this...

6 Key Factors to Consider in Choosing an LLM

Key Factors to Consider in Choosing an LLM

Choosing an ideal AI model depends on narrowing the use case, considering the deployment needs and data security policies. There are also other critical factors and...

Mastering the Chaos: How to Use LLM to Manage Unstandardized Data

Mastering the Chaos: How to Use LLM to Manage Unstandardized Data

Data is a vital resource; leveraging it effectively is crucial in any industry in this information era. From deriving insights to identifying anomalies, proper procurement and…

Generative AI in Measurement Data Analysis

Generative AI in Measurement Data Analysis

The astounding ability of generative AI to search, retrieve & summarize data the user requires from raw information without any human intervention offers the possibility of it...

Leveraging Generative AI in the Semiconductor Industry

Leveraging Generative AI in the Semiconductor Industry

Generative AI has become a ubiquitous topic in recent times, especially after Large Language Models (LLMs) and other AI brands made it to the spotlight through public discourse...

Demystifying the AI Application Development Project Life Cycle

Demystifying the AI Application Development Project Life Cycle

In today’s rapidly evolving technology landscape, the scope offered by Artificial Intelligence is limitless. Its ability to solve complex real-world problems with ease...

Revolutionizing Test and Measurement Industry

Revolutionizing Test and Measurement Industry

The new wave of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has taken the world by storm. The emergence of novel versions and applications of generative AI like ChatGPT and other LLMs has …

The Role of MIPI I3C® Protocol in SSDs

The Role of MIPI I3C® Protocol in SSDs:

Solid State Drives (SSDs) have transformed the storage landscape with their superior performance and reliability compared to traditional HDDs. Protocols such as...

Build vs Buy

5 reasons to make the switch to an out-of-the-box Protocol Validation solution

What would you do if you had 2 hours? Hit the gym, watch a movie, or clean up your inbox? Endless possibilities! But what if you could perform an otherwise complex task in....

Career Story (1)

Career Story – Saranya B

Discover Saranya’s 16-year career story at Soliton, from Intern to Senior Delivery Manager, as she talks about acing remote work, balancing home and office, and what she looks...

Niveditha (1)

Social Impact Champion - Nivedhitha Inbavel

With a big heart to help, Nivedhitha Inbavel, whose name means ‘born to serve,’ is our Social Impact Champion for this year. Read on, as the Senior Project Engineer opens up on...

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Mentoring Champion of the Year - Keerthana Kolandasamy

With strong technical skills and a penchant for art and craft, Keerthana Kolandasamy, Senior Lead – Technical Solutions and this year’s Mentoring Champion, joins us for a...

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Rookie of the Year - Eswar Saravanan Kumar

An electrical engineer turned ace Python coder, Eswar Saravanan Kumar, winner of the Rookie of the Year, talks about his first-year experiences at Soliton – his internship and...

Team Player Of The Year – Sathya Prakash Ulaganathan

Team Player Of The Year – Sathya Prakash Ulaganathan

A new organization, a new team, remote work. None of these factors could shadow the team-building skills of Sathya Prakash Ulaganathan, which has fetched him the Team Player of...

Nishanth

Team Player Of The Year – Nishanth Rangasamy

An avid coder, an inquisitive Team Lead who loves to explore, and an outspoken Soliton! Meet Nishanth Rangasamy, the winner of the Team Player of the Year award for 2021 – 22...

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Soliton Of The Year – Sowmya Choragudi

“The primary idea is to focus on the problem and not the technology involved”, says Sowmya Choragudi, this year’s Soliton of the Year. With a beaming face and an excited tone...

Faster, Easier, Reliable MIPI I3C® CTS Validation Tool

Faster, Easier, Reliable MIPI I3C® CTS Validation Tool

With digital protocols becoming more sophisticated, it becomes essential to ensure the interoperability of the devices by making sure they are compliant with protocol...

Woes of Protocol

Woes of Protocol Validation

Inevitable long hours of testing, designing a prototype, taking down measurements, logging of reports, debugging unexpected results, and of course, racing behind the...

Code Less. Validate More

Code Less. Validate more

When it comes to digital protocols, if there is one term that resonates with every validation engineer, it is protocol compliance testing. Despite being symbolized by hours...

An ATE class Digital Protocol Validation using Benchtop PXI instrument

An ATE class Digital Protocol Validation using Benchtop PXI instrument

Semiconductor chips are becoming more intelligent, thereby increasing the amount of data transfer as well. This has also paved the way for the evolution of digital communication...

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Soliton’s First LabVIEW Champion

Well now, we’ve just added a new feather to our cap – a LabVIEW Champion! Meet Navin Subramani, Solutions Architect and Key Accounts Manager, Soliton’s youngest LabVIEW Architect..

Easier Protocol validation

Easier Protocol Validation - Now a Reality

Every chip holds a big history of validation. Every Validation engineer has a tale to tell. A tale that narrates the long hours of validation, design of hardware and software...

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Role of UI/UX on Chip Sales

Imagine going to the movies to watch a terrific actor play a fascinating new role, only to be disappointed by a sub-par screenplay or direction. Or imagine laying hands on the...

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Let your EVM GUIs do the talking for your Integrated Circuits

In the life cycle of Integrated Circuits (ICs), Evaluation GUIs play a vital role in creating the market space for a chip. The requirement from an EVM GUI is to showcase the...

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Transforming MATLAB Evaluation GUI to Modern Web-GUI

MATLAB as you all know is a popular programming language that is extensively used for computation expensive solutions. MATLAB is best suited for developing image processing...

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The Bent Wire Phobia: LabVIEW

If someone asks me what is that one unique thing in LabVIEW that other programming languages don’t have, I would say its ‘The Wires’. The one thing that is more flexible and...

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Leverage SystemLink™ for Machine Learning

SystemLink™ brings together everything you need to prototype, build and deploy Machine Learning solutions. In the series of blogs that follow, you will find details on how to use..

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Build Custom web plugin for SystemLink™

Data visualization and annotation is a core component of any machine learning project. When applying machine learning to problems that are specific to your organization, the data..

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Setting up Deep Learning libraries in SystemLink™

National Instrument’s SystemLink™ is a powerful tool that enables data collection, storage, and tagging and is the basis for Machine Learning. SystemLink™ makes it easy to...

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Accessing Files from SystemLink™ Server in JupyterHub

This blog is a part of the series – Leverage SystemLink™ for Machine Learning. Data is the central piece for any analytics or Machine Learning. In this article, we explain the...

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Understanding SystemLink™’s File System

This blog is a part of the series – Leverage SystemLink™ for Machine Learning. In this article, we will understand how files are stored in SystemLink™’s internal file system....

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3 techniques for improved throughput in Data Streaming & Processing

Real-time data streaming and processing from high-speed sensors/ADCs often prove to be challenging. This happens due the limited onboard memory of the HSDIO hardware. One can...

A look back a Goa

A look back at Soliton’s Goa Trip 2018

Few cities inspire dozens of movies and songs about them like Goa. Seven years of waiting came to an end as the Soliton family of nearly 200 people started to this amazing city...

Faster RTM

Faster RTM through communities in Post Silicon Validation

When faster Release to Market (RTM) means a better competitive advantage, it becomes imperative for each stage of the semiconductor life-cycle to contribute to this objective...

Power-Up-validation

Power-Up Validation for Multi-Rail Devices

Today’s high-performance processing devices, such as FPGAs, DSPs, ADCs, and microcontrollers require multiple voltage rails just to power their own internal circuitry, such as...

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Measure Rise & Fall Time using HSDIO / Digital Pattern Generator

Whether your interest is in simply measuring rise and fall time or to control rise and fall time, you need a way to measure these parameters. This is because rise and fall time...

Code Less

Applying Design Thinking in Post Silicon Validation

Semiconductor Post Silicon Validation has always suffered from a lack of standardization. While the semiconductor design process has standardized tools and technologies, most...

Leveraging AI as a Co-Pilot in Embedded IDEs to Revolutionize Firmware Development

Leveraging AI as a Co-Pilot in Embedded IDEs to Revolutionize Firmware Development

In this article, let us delve into the challenges inherent in firmware development and present our thought leadership on leveraging an AI co-pilot to navigate each stage of the...

How can AI help in Test Generation and Complement Existing Automation Frameworks? 

How can AI help in Test Generation and Complement Existing Automation Frameworks? 

In the semiconductor industry, the significance of test and measurement cannot be overstated. It plays a critical role in ensuring the intricate functionality, reliability, and...

Exploring Platforms for Quick LLM Evaluation 

Exploring Platforms for Quick LLM Evaluation 

In our previous blog post, we discussed key factors to look for in an AI model and explored the specifications of a few prominent Large Language Models (LLMs). While this...

6 Key Factors to Consider in Choosing an LLM

Key Factors to Consider in Choosing an LLM

Choosing an ideal AI model depends on narrowing the use case, considering the deployment needs and data security policies. There are also other critical factors and...

Mastering the Chaos: How to Use LLM to Manage Unstandardized Data

Mastering the Chaos: How to Use LLM to Manage Unstandardized Data

Data is a vital resource; leveraging it effectively is crucial in any industry in this information era. From deriving insights to identifying anomalies, proper procurement and…

Generative AI in Measurement Data Analysis

Generative AI in Measurement Data Analysis

The astounding ability of generative AI to search, retrieve & summarize data the user requires from raw information without any human intervention offers the possibility of it...

Leveraging Generative AI in the Semiconductor Industry

Leveraging Generative AI in the Semiconductor Industry

Generative AI has become a ubiquitous topic in recent times, especially after Large Language Models (LLMs) and other AI brands made it to the spotlight through public discourse...

Demystifying the AI Application Development Project Life Cycle

Demystifying the AI Application Development Project Life Cycle

In today’s rapidly evolving technology landscape, the scope offered by Artificial Intelligence is limitless. Its ability to solve complex real-world problems with ease...

Revolutionizing Test and Measurement Industry

Revolutionizing Test and Measurement Industry

The new wave of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has taken the world by storm. The emergence of novel versions and applications of generative AI like ChatGPT and other LLMs has …

Deciphering SafeSPI

Deciphering SafeSPI: Understanding its Significance in Automotive Communication and its Contrasts with SPI

The article introduces SafeSPI, a standardized format addressing communication challenges posed by custom SPI versions in complex systems like automotive platforms. SafeSPI...

The Role of MIPI I3C® Protocol in SSDs

The Role of MIPI I3C® Protocol in SSDs:

Solid State Drives (SSDs) have transformed the storage landscape with their superior performance and reliability compared to traditional HDDs. Protocols such as...

Build vs Buy

5 reasons to make the switch to an out-of-the-box Protocol Validation solution

What would you do if you had 2 hours? Hit the gym, watch a movie, or clean up your inbox? Endless possibilities! But what if you could perform an otherwise complex task in....

Faster, Easier, Reliable MIPI I3C® CTS Validation Tool

Faster, Easier, Reliable MIPI I3C® CTS Validation Tool

With digital protocols becoming more sophisticated, it becomes essential to ensure the interoperability of the devices by making sure they are compliant with protocol...

Woes of Protocol

Woes of Protocol Validation

Inevitable long hours of testing, designing a prototype, taking down measurements, logging of reports, debugging unexpected results, and of course, racing behind the...

Code Less. Validate More

Code Less. Validate More

When it comes to digital protocols, if there is one term that resonates with every validation engineer, it is protocol compliance testing. Despite being symbolized by hours...

An ATE class Digital Protocol Validation using Benchtop PXI instrument

An ATE class Digital Protocol Validation using Benchtop PXI instrument

Semiconductor chips are becoming more intelligent, thereby increasing the amount of data transfer as well. This has also paved the way for the evolution of digital communication...

Easier Protocol validation

Easier Protocol Validation - Now a Reality

Every chip holds a big history of validation. Every Validation engineer has a tale to tell. A tale that narrates the long hours of validation, design of hardware and software...

Faster RTM

Faster RTM through communities in Post Silicon Validation

When faster Release to Market (RTM) means a better competitive advantage, it becomes imperative for each stage of the semiconductor life-cycle to contribute to this objective...

Power-Up-validation

Power-Up Validation for Multi-Rail Devices

Today’s high-performance processing devices, such as FPGAs, DSPs, ADCs, and microcontrollers require multiple voltage rails just to power their own internal circuitry, such as...

Code Less

Applying Design Thinking in Post Silicon Validation

Semiconductor Post Silicon Validation has always suffered from a lack of standardization. While the semiconductor design process has standardized tools and technologies, most...

Career Story (1)

Career Story – Saranya B

Discover Saranya’s 16-year career story at Soliton, from Intern to Senior Delivery Manager, as she talks about acing remote work, balancing home and office, and what she looks...

Niveditha (1)

Social Impact Champion - Nivedhitha Inbavel

With a big heart to help, Nivedhitha Inbavel, whose name means ‘born to serve,’ is our Social Impact Champion for this year. Read on, as the Senior Project Engineer opens up on...

Keerthana-1.png

Mentoring Champion of the Year - Keerthana Kolandasamy

With strong technical skills and a penchant for art and craft, Keerthana Kolandasamy, Senior Lead – Technical Solutions and this year’s Mentoring Champion, joins us for a...

Eswar-Saravanan-1.png

Rookie of the Year - Eswar Saravanan Kumar

An electrical engineer turned ace Python coder, Eswar Saravanan Kumar, winner of the Rookie of the Year, talks about his first-year experiences at Soliton – his internship and...

Team Player Of The Year – Sathya Prakash Ulaganathan

Team Player Of The Year – Sathya Prakash Ulaganathan

A new organization, a new team, remote work. None of these factors could shadow the team-building skills of Sathya Prakash Ulaganathan, which has fetched him the Team Player of...

Nishanth

Team Player Of The Year – Nishanth Rangasamy

An avid coder, an inquisitive Team Lead who loves to explore, and an outspoken Soliton! Meet Nishanth Rangasamy, the winner of the Team Player of the Year award for 2021 – 22...

Soumya.png

Soliton Of The Year – Sowmya Choragudi

“The primary idea is to focus on the problem and not the technology involved”, says Sowmya Choragudi, this year’s Soliton of the Year. With a beaming face and an excited tone...

Solitons-first-Labview-champion-2.png

Soliton’s First LabVIEW Champion

Well now, we’ve just added a new feather to our cap – a LabVIEW Champion! Meet Navin Subramani, Solutions Architect and Key Accounts Manager, Soliton’s youngest LabVIEW Architect..

A look back a Goa

A look back at Soliton’s Goa Trip 2018

Few cities inspire dozens of movies and songs about them like Goa. Seven years of waiting came to an end as the Soliton family of nearly 200 people started to this amazing city...