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OSCI debuts standard for SystemC analog mixed-signal extensions

The Open SystemC Initiative has released AMS draft 1, the first draft standard of the SystemC Analog/Mixed-Signal (AMS) extensions, which will be available for public review through March 31.

AMS draft 1 proposes the first definitions for the design and modeling of embedded analog/mixed-signal systems at higher levels of abstraction, such as those found in automotive and other applications. It is available for download under open-source license at, including the AMS draft language reference manual (LRM), the requirements specification, a white paper introducing the AMS language constructs, and a first example showing the basic capabilities of the AMS extensions. The AMS discussion forum is open.

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