Synopsys Inc Articles
HAPS-80 prototyping to validate data flow processor IP
Synopsys has announced that NSITEXE adopted Synopsys HAPS-80 prototyping solution to develop their current and next-generation Data Flow Processor (DFP) IP portfolio. HAPS-80 delivers the high-performance needed for software development and system validation of NSITEXE's RISC-V based accelerator with a complex 512-bit vector processing unit for vehicle control microcomputers.
Synopsys appoints Sassine Ghazi as Chief Operating Officer
Synopsys has announced that Sassine Ghazi has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer. Ghazi, who joined Synopsys in 1998, brings multiple decades of experience in chip design, applications engineering, customer support, sales, and business management.
Silicon-proven DesignWare Interface IP to accelerate SoCs
Synopsys has announced that JLQ Technology has selected Synopsys DesignWare Interface IP to accelerate development of its new generation of high-performance, low-power systems-on-chips (SoCs) for a range of applications.
Synopsys awarded DARPA contract for AISS program
Synopsys has announced that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected Synopsys as a prime contractor for the Automatic Implementation of Secure Silicon AISS program. The program's goal is to automate the inclusion of scalable hardware security mechanisms in IP and system-on-chips (SoCs) to explore security versus other design trade-offs.
Highly scalable timing signoff flow in the cloud
Synopsys has announced that its collaboration with TSMC and Microsoft has delivered a highly scalable timing signoff flow for use in the cloud. This extensive, multi-month collaboration among the three industry partners speeds up the path to signoff next-generation systems-on-chips (SoCs).
Synopsys acquires analytics innovator Qualtera
Synopsys has announced it has acquired Qualtera, a fast-growing provider of collaborative high-performance, big data analytics for semiconductor test and manufacturing.
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.