Synopsys Inc Articles
Synopsys appoints Sassine Ghazi as President and COO
Synopsys today announced that as part of its ongoing evolution and scaling of the business, Sassine Ghazi has been appointed as President and Chief Operating Officer, effective 1st November 2021. Chi-Foon Chan will transition from his Co-CEO position over the first half of fiscal 2022, after which he will continue to support the company's long-term success in a new role.
Collaboration brings VC functional safety manager
Synopsys has announced that Samsung Foundry collaborated with Synopsys on its VC Functional Safety Manager solution. VC Functional Safety Manager (VC FSM) provides the necessary automation for the functional safety Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Failure Modes Effects Diagnostic Analysis (FMEDA) for automotive SoCs.
Synopsys $175m accelerated share repurchase agreement
Synopsys has announced that it has entered into an accelerated share repurchase agreement (ASR) with Mizuho Markets Americas to repurchase an aggregate of $175 million of Synopsys stock.
Acquisition broadens Synopsys’ portfolio
Synopsys has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the semiconductor and flat panel display solutions from BISTel, a specialist in engineering equipment systems and AI applications for semiconductor smart manufacturing, headquartered in South Korea.
Synopsys acquires Code Dx to extend security portfolio
Synopsys has announced that it has acquired Code Dx, a provider of an application security risk management solution that automates and accelerates the discovery, prioritization, and remediation of software vulnerabilities.
Uptick in vulnerable and outdated open source components
Synopsys released the 2021 Open Source Security and Risk Analysis (OSSRA) report. The report, produced by the Synopsys Cybersecurity Research Center (CyRC), examines the results of more than 1,500 audits of commercial codebases, performed by the Black Duck Audit Services team.
Synopsys to expand DesignWare Ethernet IP portfolio
Synopsys has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MorethanIP, a provider of Ethernet Digital Controller IP supporting data rates from 10G to 800G. This acquisition will expand Synopsys' DesignWare Ethernet Controller IP portfolio with the addition of MAC and PCS for 200G/400G and 800G Ethernet, providing customers with a complete low-latency, high-performance Ethernet IP solution for networking, AI, and cloud computing SoCs.
ZeBu Empower for hardware-software power verification
Synopsys has announced the immediate availability of ZeBu Empower emulation system, delivering technology for fast hardware-software power verification of multi-billion gate SoC designs. The performance of ZeBu Empower enables multiple iterations per day with actionable power profiling in the context of the full design and its software workload.
First-pass silicon success for MFP SoC
Synopsys has announced that Kyocera Document Solutions has achieved first-pass silicon success for its new multifunction product (MFP) SoC using Synopsys DesignWare ARC EV6x Embedded Vision Processor IP with convolutional neural network (CNN) engine and ARC MetaWare EV Development Toolkit.
Sondrel accelerates SoC design with Synopsys
Synopsys has announced that Sondrel has adopted the Synopsys Fusion Design and Verification Continuum platforms to accelerate the design and verification of large, complex system-on-chip (SoC) designs for automotive, AI, machine learning, IoT, consumer AR/VR gaming, and security applications. Sondrel plans to use solutions from Synopsys' design and verification platforms to create power-efficient designs for their customers.
Improved illumination optics design with LightTools 9.1
Synopsys has announced the release of version 9.1 of its LightTools illumination design software, which expands LightTools' features and workflows for illumination optics design with new tools to model and analyse light detection and ranging (LiDAR), AR/VR, and biomedical systems.
Synopsys recognised as a leader in static application security testing
Synopsys has announced that it has been recognised as a leader in The Forrester Wave: Static Application Security Testing, Q1 2021. The report identifies the 12 most significant vendors in the static application security testing (SAST) market and evaluates them against 28 criteria in three high-level categories: current offering, strategy, and market presence.
Synopsys VCS simulation to verify automated technologies
Synopsys has announced that AImotive has adopted Synopsys VCS simulation and Verdi debug, part of the Verification Continuum Platform, to help verify its innovative aiWare hardware IP for Neural Network (NN) acceleration for automated driving applications.
Collaboration reference methodology for compute designs
Synopsys has announced its collaboration with Samsung Foundry to deliver a new certified digital implementation, timing and physical signoff reference flow accelerating high-performance compute designs using the Synopsys Fusion Design Platform.
CXL 2.0 Verification IP solution for SoC performance
Synopsys has announced the availability of the Verification IP (VIP) for Compute Express Link (CXL) 2.0 designed for performance in data-intensive system-on-chips (SoCs).
Reference flow for ASIL D-compliant SoC design
Synopsys and Samsung Foundry has announced the release of a validated automotive reference flow to streamline SoC hardware design for in-system test, implementation, verification, timing and physical signoff for ISO 26262 compliance. This reference flow is targeted for automotive safety integrity level (ASIL) D autonomous driving and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) applications.
Brining machine learning inference to the embedded edge
Synopsys has announced its collaboration with SiMa.ai to bring its machine learning inference at scale to the embedded edge. Through this engagement, SiMa.ai has adopted key products from Synopsys DesignWare IP, Verification Continuum Platform, and Fusion Design Platform for the development of their MLSoC, a purpose-built machine-learning platform targeted at specialised computer vision applications, such as autonomous driving, surveillance, and ...
3DIC Compiler solution for high-bandwidth memories
Synopsys has announced that its 3DIC Compiler solution enabled Samsung Foundry to design, implement and tape out a complex 5-nanometer SoC featuring eight high-bandwidth memories (HBMs) in a single package.
PCI Express 5.0 IP interoperability with xeon scalable processor
Synopsys has announced its collaboration with Intel to achieve successful system-level interoperability between the Synopsys DesignWare Controller and PHY IP for PCI Express 5.0 and future Intel Xeon Scalable processors (codename Sapphire Rapids).
IC compiler II delivers first-pass silicon success
Synopsys has announced that Graphcore achieved first-pass silicon success using an IC Compiler II place-and-route solution, part of the Synopsys Fusion Platform, for designing its second-generation Colossus MK2 GC200 Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU), featuring 59.4 billion transistors, on a 7nm advanced process technology.