Synopsys Inc Articles
Synopsys enables Arm's next generation of mobile IP
Synopsys has announced that it has collaborated with Arm to enable tapeouts of optimised system-on-chips (SoCs) for early adopters of Arm's latest mobile IP, including Arm Cortex-A78 and Cortex-X1 CPUs, and Mali-G78 GPU.
Collaboration enables designs on TSMC N5 and N6 processes
Synopsys has announced certification of its digital and custom design platforms for TSMC's N5 and N6 process technologies. Synopsys' long-term collaboration with TSMC has resulted in accelerating next-generation product design for key vertical markets, including high-performance computing (HPC), mobile, 5G, and AI chip designs.
COVID-19 tracing app fails NHS and cyber security tests
It has been reported that the government’s anticipated COVID-19 tracing app has failed crucial security tests and is not yet safe enough to be rolled out across the UK. It is understood the system has failed all tests needed in order for it to be included in the NHS Apps Library, including cyber security, clinical safety and performance.
Synopsys’ ARC processor IP delivers performance boost
Synopsys has announced the new DesignWare ARC HS5x and HS6x processor IP families for high-performance embedded applications. The 32-bit ARC HS5x and 64-bit HS6x processors, available in single-core and multicore versions, are implementations of a new superscalar ARCv3 Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) and deliver up to 8750 DMIPS per core in 16-nm process technologies under typical conditions, making them the highest performance ARC processors ...
Portfolio of automotive VDKs expanded with network processor
Synopsys has announced the general availability of its Virtualiser Development Kit (VDK) supporting NXP Semiconductor's S32G Vehicle Network Processor. The VDK has been extensively used by NXP's teams to develop their S32G enablement software and firmware.
Synopsys completes acquisition of QTronic
Synopsys has announced it has completed its acquisition of QTronic. The rapid growth of software used in vehicles, combined with the complex interaction of hardware, creates an enormous challenge for automobile manufacturers and their suppliers developing future powertrain, advanced driver assistance, electric vehicles, and autonomous driving systems.
Accelerating automotive lighting design in CATIA
Synopsys has announced the latest release of its LucidShape CAA V5 Based software product, which allows designers to perform comprehensive optical simulations and analyses of automotive lighting products within the CATIA V5 environment. LucidShape CAA V5 Based version 2019.06, now available, makes it faster and easier than ever for designers to conceptualise and explore design solutions for automotive lighting to meet aesthetic and...
IC Compiler II for next-gen communications network design
Synopsys has announced immediate availability of the latest release of its flagship IC Compiler II place-and-route system that includes several new innovative technologies to deliver Quality-of-Results (QoR) and fastest Time-To-Results (TTR) for the next wave of designs across a wide range of vertical markets, including automotive, cloud computing, AI, networking and wireless applications.
Duo enable Astera Labs to develop PCIe 5.0 Retimer SoC
Synopsys has announced that Astera Labs successfully utilised Synopsys' Fusion Design Platform, Verification Continuum Platform, and Design Services to develop its breakthrough connectivity technology for next-gen servers, all running on AWS. The collaboration represents two industry milestones: the first large-scale design fully implemented and verified from start to finish on a third-party public cloud, and the first PCIe 5.0 ret...
Duo to accelerate automotive virtual development system
Synopsys and Elektrobit (EB) have announced a collaboration to accelerate automotive electronic systems development using virtual environments. The two companies are collaborating to bring together Synopsys Virtualiser Development Kits (VDKs), EB operating systems, development and test tools, and complementary expertise to enable pre-silicon and pre-Electronic Control Unit (ECU) hardware availability and software development.
Inference software library for power-efficient neural networks
The availability of the new embARC Machine Learning Inference software library has been announced by Synopsys to facilitate development of power-efficient neural network system-on-chip (SoC) designs incorporating Synopsys' DesignWare ARC EM and HS DSP Processor IP.
Design platform enables tapeout of gate-all-around transistor SoC
It has been announced by Synopsys, that Synopsys' Fusion Design Platform, including the IC Compiler II place-and-route system, has enabled the successful tapeout of Samsung Foundry's industry-first gate-all-around (GAA) system-on-chip (SoC) test chip comprising several high-performance, multi-core subsystems.
Certification strengthens inroads to medical simulation
The launch of the Simpleware ScanIP Medical has been announced by Synopsys after obtaining CE marking as a medical device. The CE marking strengthens Synopsys' offerings and provides medical device design and patient-specific analysis companies in the European Economic Area (EEA) with a robust tool for creating models from 3D imaging data.
Critical cyber security risks in the automotive industry
Application security provider, Synopsys, and SAE International, have released the report, ‘Securing the Modern Vehicle: A Study of Automotive Industry Cyber security Practices’. Based on a survey of global automotive manufacturers and suppliers conducted by Ponemon Institute, the report highlights critical cyber security challenges and deficiencies affecting many organisations in the automotive industry.
Delivering intelligence in autonomous driving SoCs
The combined forces of Synopsys and FABU Technology have announced that FABU has selected a portfolio of silicon-proven Synopsys DesignWare Interface, Security, ARC EM Safety Island Processor, and Embedded Memory Test and Repair IP to deliver high-performance artificial intelligence (AI) system-on-chips (SoCs) for advanced automotive applications.
Accelerating software development for IoT applications
Provider of high-quality, silicon-proven IP solutions, Synopsys, has announced the new DesignWare ARC EM Software Development Platform to accelerate software development and debug of ARC EM processor-based system-on-chips (SoC) for a wide range of ultra-low power embedded applications such as IoT, sensor fusion, and voice applications.
Silicon-proven DesignWare IP for PCI Express 4.0
It has been announced by Synopsys that Habana Labs has achieved first-pass silicon success for its Goya inference processor system-on-chip (SoC) using DesignWare Controller and PHY IP Solutions for PCI Express 4.0. The silicon-proven IP, operating at 16 GT/s data rate and supporting all key features of the PCI Express 4.0 specification, and compliant with PCI Express 3.0, enabled Habana Labs to meet the required real-time data connectivity of the...
Extending capabilities of enterprise application security testing
The availability of a new version of Synopsys’ Coverity static application security testing (SAST) solution, which enables organisations to build secure applications faster, has been announced. The latest release of Coverity addresses three increasingly important needs for enterprise application security teams: scalability, broad language and framework support, and comprehensive vulnerability analysis.
IC Validator verifies 12.8Tbps network switch
It has been announced by Synopsys, that Innovium has adopted the Synopsys IC Validator tool for physical signoff. Innovium deployed IC Validator on their flagship 12.8Tbps throughput TERALYNX switch. To meet their aggressive time-to-market schedule, Innovium used IC Validator across more than 250 CPU cores to take advantage of IC Validator's performance scaling.
Updates advance optical design for AR/VR systems
The release of version 2018.12 of the Synopsys RSoft Photonic Component Design Suite, which introduces new features to advance the design of optics used in augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) systems, has been announced by Synopsys. The latest RSoft release supports Synopsys' optical design workflow for nano-textured diffractive optical elements that enable smaller, lightweight AR/VR devices with improved displays and immersive experien...