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IC Validator certified for signoff physical verification

Synopsys' IC Validator product has been certified by SMIC for signoff physical verification of their 28nm PolySiON (PS) manufacturing process. This provides mutual customers with access to a wider selection of signoff tools for physical verification. Fully qualified Design Rule Checking (DRC) and Layout-Versus-Schematic (LVS) runsets are available for download from the SMIC website.
24th October 2014

Thermal simulation tool cuts product development time

Thermal simulation tool cuts product development time
Thermal performance is crucial in electronics designs and getting it wrong can mean a redesign or even a product recall that costs an awful lot of money and damage to reputation. A solution which heads off these problems has been enhanced in Release 9 of 6Sigma ET, a powerful, intuitive and easy-to-learn thermal simulation tool for use by designers of electronic components and products.
23rd October 2014

Altium & Aras in next-gen ECAD/MCAD collaboration

  Altium has announced a partnership with Aras, to provide advanced Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) capabilities to ECAD design teams.
22nd October 2014


SysFera & Kitware to integrate HPC technologies

SysFera and Kitware have announced that they are integrating their two core products. Kitware’s ParaView application is now offered as part of the SysFera-DS software solution through the remote visualisation feature and is available for all HPC (High Performance Computing) infrastructures.
22nd October 2014

Compression tool accelerates SoC design time

Synopsys says that VIA Technologies has successfully taped out a system-on-chip (SoC) design using Synopsys' DFTMAX Ultra compression, meeting test time and quality goals. The need to shorten test time in conjunction with increasing design complexity drove VIA Technologies requirement for higher test compression. DFTMAX Ultra and Synopsys' TetraMAX ATPG delivered 11X higher compression while maintaining high test quality and requiring only one week to deploy.
21st October 2014

Altium signs on as a three year sponsor of ACTION

Altium has signed on as a three year sponsor of ACTION (Association of Cleantech Incubators of New England). Access to the company’s PCB design software, Altium Designer, will be provided to the ACTION community as part of the agreement. To facilitate design reuse and more efficient electronics design, the software provides improved support and features.
21st October 2014

On-chip embedded flash test solution reduces design time

The DesignWare STAR Memory System for Embedded Flash product from Synopsys is claimed to be the industry's first integrated memory test and repair solution with test algorithms optimised for on-chip embedded flash memories. It is an automated pre- and post-silicon memory test, diagnostic and repair solution that enables designers to improve test coverage, reduce design time, lower test costs and maximise manufacturing yield.
20th October 2014

Digital audio interface solution meets MIPI spec

The industry’s first MIPI SoundWireSM Controller Intellectual Property (IP) has been released by Cadence. SoundWire is a new digital audio interface specification from the MIPI Alliance that enables bi-directional digital communication with a focus on low complexity and low gate count, making it attractive to many mobile design applications.
20th October 2014

AVX expands partnership with Modelithics

With the release of 45 Modelithics substrate scalable equivalent circuit models, AVX has expanded its partnership with Modelithics. When used in combination with electronic design automation tools, including Keysight ADS, Keysight Genesys and NI AWR Microwave Office, the highly accurate models speed up design decisions and circuit level optimisations.
17th October 2014

Tool suite & RTOS now support the ARM Cortex-M7 processor

A tool suite and RTOS developed by Green Hills Software now support the ARM Cortex-M7 processor. The Green Hills Probe and SuperTrace Probe, the MULTI IDE, the μ-velOSity RTOS and the ARM C/C++ compilers deliver both the fastest and smallest code in the industry, according to the company.
17th October 2014


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