Semiwiki interviews Chouki Aktouf (CEO)

What does Defacto do?
Defacto provides RTL design solutions which help users to build a unified design flow where different standards like RTL for design description, UPF for power intent, SDC for timing constraints, LEF/DEF for physical design information, are considered jointly

What are the challenges facing EDA companies today?
Main challenges are three fold, first, different mergers between major semiconductor companies.

Second challenges are the new opportunities around design solutions especially for killing apps like for automotive, IOT (Internet of Things) and the ability to provide compelling solutions.

Last but not least are the em...