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Verification tool enables maximum regression speed

The integration of the Questa Verification Solution from Mentor Graphics Corporation with the Jenkins Continuous Integration and Source Code Management (CI/SCM) ecosystem has been announced. As a result, Mentor Graphics Questa users are now able to manage and control regressions running Questa Formal and Questa Simulation tools from within the Jenkins dashboard. 
21st October 2016

Calibre PERC platform enables tandem analysis

The qualified Calibre PERC reliability rule decks from United Microelectronics (UMC) for their 28nm technology are now available it has been announced by Mentor Graphics. Customers of UMC can now extend their use of Mentor-based flows to incorporate advanced electrical reliability analysis that evaluates a variety of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) protection features.
20th October 2016

Predicting the next wave of semiconductor growth

Predicting the next wave of semiconductor growth
To predict the future of the semiconductor market, Mentor Graphics has utilised the Gompertz Curve, a mathematical model, to better understand product demand, after a history of highly inaccurate forecasts produced by outside sources, which not only disrupts market understanding and planning, but also is a serious problem for investors.
14th October 2016

DDR4 SDRAM IP design and verification solution available

Mentor Graphics, Northwest Logic and Krivi Semiconductor announced the availability of a complete DDR4 SDRAM IP design and verification solution that enables ASIC and FPGA design teams to quickly design and verify DDR4 memory subsystems in the Mentor Graphics IP Partnership Program. Together, Mentor Graphics, Northwest Logic, and Krivi Semiconductor enable customers to reduce time-to-market by a factor of 2X by integrating complementary design and verification IP into a single flow.
5th October 2016

Mentor Automotive joins world-class automotive programs

Mentor Automotive joins world-class automotive programs
Mentor Graphics announced it has joined the Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education (PACE) program and the General Motors and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) sponsored EcoCAR 3 program. The move is part of Mentor Automotive’s ongoing effort to accelerate productivity of automotive engineering R&D efforts, from OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers to many of the world’s leading automotive engineering universities.
5th October 2016

SystemVision tool allows designers to make range of design decisions

Mentor Graphics Corporation has announced that Siemens Building Technologies has deployed Mentor’s SystemVision product to Siemens PCB (Printed Circuit Board) design teams around the world, providing an upfront, mechatronic simulation environment and a qualified, central library for the Mentor Graphics Xpedition Enterprise PCB design flow.
26th September 2016

Mentor Graphics supports 16FFC FinFET processes

Further enhancements and optimisations for various products within the Calibre Platform was announced by Mentor Graphics Corp, and AFS (Analogue FastSPICE) Platform, as well as the completion of further certifications and reference flows for TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation) 16FFC FinFET and 7nm FinFET processes.
22nd September 2016

Veloce emulation platform used by Starblaze

Mentor Graphics announced that the Veloce emulation platform was successfully used by Starblaze Technology for a specialised high-speed, enterprise-based SSD storage design. Starblaze performed a detailed and lengthy analysis of the available solutions in the emulation market. The Veloce emulation platform was selected and deployed because of its superior virtualisation technology and memory protocol support, rich software debug capabilities and proven track record delivering innovative emulation technology.
20th September 2016

PCB flow addresses increasing complexity of advanced systems designs

PCB flow addresses increasing complexity of advanced systems designs
The first phase of the Xpedition PCB flow to address the increasing complexity of today’s advanced systems designs has been announced by Mentor Graphics Corporation. The increasing densities of electronics products are forcing companies to develop highly compact system designs with more functionality, and at lower costs. 
15th August 2016

End-to-end EMS solutions provider reduces lead times and costs

End-to-end EMS solutions provider reduces lead times and costs
An Electronic Manufacturing Service (EMS) company based in Mysore, India, Kaynes Technology has selected Mentor Graphics to provide a complete design-to-manufacturing solution comprising Mentor Graphics Xpedition Enterprise, HyperLynx, Valor Process Preparation, Valor NPI and Valor Parts Library products.
11th August 2016

SystemVerilog course expands engineers’ expertise and resources

The Verification Academy from Mentor Graphics has been added to, with a new SystemVerilog course and Patterns Library that together help verification engineers increase their expertise, productivity and design quality.
9th August 2016

World’s first fully programmable switch

Mentor Graphics has announced that the Veloce emulation platform was successfully used by Barefoot Networks, a pioneer in building user-programmable and high-performance network switches, to verify its 6.5Tb/s Tofino switch. Barefoot chose the Veloce emulation platform for its high capacity, superior virtualisation technology, remote access option and proven track record in networking design verification.
20th July 2016

AMS analysis product extends PADS PCB product creation platform

AMS analysis product extends PADS PCB product creation platform
The latest additions to the PADS PCB Product Creation Platform have been announced by Mentor Graphics. New Analogue/Mixed-Signal (AMS) and high-speed analysis products address engineering challenges associated with mixed-signal design, DDR implementation, and electrically-correct design signoff. 
12th July 2016

Tanner Calibre One & Mentor ARM partner on DesignStart

Mentor Graphics has announced the Tanner Calibre One IC verification suite as an integral part of the Tanner analogue/mixed-signal (AMS) physical design environment, creating an easy path to the proven capabilities of Calibre verification tools for Tanner EDA’s user base. This results in a dramatically-improved IC design and verification solution for Tanner customers by providing tightly-integrated access to Calibre’s physical and circuit verification, exclusively within the Tanner L-Edit layout environment.
9th June 2016

Mentor Graphics Catapult Platform cuts overall time

Mentor Graphics Corporation has announced the latest release of the Catapult Platform that decreases the hardware design time from the design start to register transfer level (RTL) verification closure by 50% compared to traditional hand-coded RTL. Existing High-Level Synthesis (HLS) methodologies improve design and verification productivity up to 10X; however, the time required to close verification on the resulting RTL can potentially wipe out these gains.
8th June 2016

Mentor Graphics partners with ARM

Mentor Graphics Corporation has announced a collaboration with ARM to provide accessible and affordable access to Mentor’s Tanner AMS analogue/mixed-signal design flow for ARM Cortex-M0 processor-based implementations as part of the ARM DesignStart programme. The collaboration lowers the barriers to embedded and IoT device design and verification through a combination of an affordable, complete IC design tool suite and the ability to evaluate the design flow on a reference design at no cost.
7th June 2016

Samsung solution leverages Mentor Graphics tools

Mentor Graphics Corp has announced that Samsung Foundry’s Closed-Loop DFM solution uses production Mentor Calibre and Tessent platforms to accelerate customer yield ramps. A successful yield ramp directly impacts customer product cost and time-to-market. In the Closed-Loop DFM flows, Samsung integrates its comprehensive DFM kits with its testing and manufacturing expertise to identify integrated circuit (IC) design patterns that are most likely to impact manufacturing yield, thereby helping customers improve design quality, yield, and ramp to production.
7th June 2016

Mentor Graphics customers expand use of Calibre Pattern Matching

Mentor Graphics Corporation has announced that customers and ecosystem partners are expanding their use of Calibre Pattern Matching solution to overcome previously intractable IC verification and manufacturing problems. The solution is integrated into the Mentor Calibre nmPlatform solution, creating a synergy that drives these applications at IC design companies and foundries, across multiple process nodes.
7th June 2016

Mentor platform chosen for analogue & RF circuit verification

Mentor platform chosen for analogue & RF circuit verification
Mentor Graphics has announced that Silicon Labs has selected the Analog FastSPICE (AFS) platform for circuit verification and device noise analysis of its complex pre- and post-layout analogue circuits. Silicon Labs is using AFS to analyse PLLs, data converters, wired and wireless transceivers and other specialised high performance analogue and RF circuits.
26th May 2016

Valor Production Plan tool achieves SAP certification

Valor Production Plan tool achieves SAP certification
The Valor Production Plan software from Mentor Graphics Corporation has been certified by SAP as powered by the SAP NetWeaver technology platform. The integration of the Valor Production Plan tool with SAP NetWeaver streamlines PCB assembly planning, including surface mount technology (SMT), manual assembly and test, helping to improve manufacturing efficiency and reduce operational cost. The Valor Production Plan solution can add finite printed circuit board (PCB) production planning to the SAP ERP application.
11th May 2016

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