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NSITEXE Successfully Develops Multiple Custom Processors for Automotive Applications in Half the Time with Synopsys ASIP Designer Tool

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:00am

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS )today announced that NSITEXE, a group company of DENSO Corporation that develops and sells high-performance semiconductor IP, used the Synopsys ASIP Designer Tool in the development of five specialized custom processors, including dedicated vector-processing engines, for its automotive data flow processor (DFP) platform.

Key Points: 
  • Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS )today announced that NSITEXE, a group company of DENSO Corporation that develops and sells high-performance semiconductor IP, used the Synopsys ASIP Designer Tool in the development of five specialized custom processors, including dedicated vector-processing engines, for its automotive data flow processor (DFP) platform.
  • With ASIP Designer, NSITEXE was able to optimize the processors' multicore architecture and automatically generate software development kits (SDKs), enabling the company to design the custom processors in half the time compared to designing them from scratch.
  • ASIP Designer enabled us to develop the data flow processor model in record time and deliver it to the customer on schedule."
  • "Innovative companies like NSITEXE have adopted ASIP Designer to speed the development of their custom processors," said John Koeter, senior vice president of marketing and strategy for IP at Synopsys.

SiFive To Introduce New RISC-V Processor Architecture and RISC-V PC at Linley Fall Virtual Processor Conference

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 2:00pm

SiFive, Inc., the leading provider of commercial RISC-V processor IP and silicon solutions, today announced that Dr. Yunsup Lee, CTO of SiFive, and Dr. Krste Asanovic, Chief Architect of SiFive, will present at the technology industrys premier processor conference, the Linley Fall Virtual Processor Conference.

Key Points: 
  • SiFive, Inc., the leading provider of commercial RISC-V processor IP and silicon solutions, today announced that Dr. Yunsup Lee, CTO of SiFive, and Dr. Krste Asanovic, Chief Architect of SiFive, will present at the technology industrys premier processor conference, the Linley Fall Virtual Processor Conference.
  • This year's Linley Fall Processor Conference will feature our biggest program yet and will introduce a host of new technology disclosures and product announcements of innovative processor architectures and IP technologies," said Linley Gwennap, principal analyst and conference chairperson.
  • Designed for scalability, SiFive Core IP can be tailored to workload requirements through the highly-configurable parameters of the architecture.
  • Registration for The Linley Group Fall Virtual Processor Conference is free and open now for qualified registrants.

DSP Group Selects Synopsys' ARC EM Processor IP for Adaptive Processing Smart Codecs

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 2:05pm

The processing capabilities of the ARC EM5D enable the deployment of advanced sound processing features, such as adaptive active noise cancellation (ANC), user ear placement characterization, and smart ambient awareness control.

Key Points: 
  • The processing capabilities of the ARC EM5D enable the deployment of advanced sound processing features, such as adaptive active noise cancellation (ANC), user ear placement characterization, and smart ambient awareness control.
  • DSP Group also leveraged the DesignWare ARC MetaWare Development Toolkit to ease digital signal processing (DSP) software development for its audio and voice processing SoC.
  • The broad DesignWare IP portfolio includes logic libraries, embedded memories, embedded test, analog IP, wired and wireless interface IP, security IP, embedded processors and subsystems.
  • To accelerate prototyping, software development and integration of IP into SoCs, Synopsys IP Accelerated initiative offers IP prototyping kits, IP software development kits and IP subsystems.

Synopsys and Nestwave Collaborate to Develop a Low-Power Geolocation IP Solution for IoT Modems

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 2:05pm

"Today's advanced navigation systems are facing unique challenges when being implemented in power-constrained IoT devices," said Ambroise Popper, CEO at Nestwave.

Key Points: 
  • "Today's advanced navigation systems are facing unique challenges when being implemented in power-constrained IoT devices," said Ambroise Popper, CEO at Nestwave.
  • "By combining Nestwave's low power geolocation software with Synopsys' efficient ARC IoT Communications IP Subsystem, we can deliver a geolocation solution that offers greater accuracy, lower power consumption, and lower cost compared to existing GNSS solutions."
  • The ARC IoT Communications IP Subsystem is an integrated hardware and software solution that combines Synopsys' DSP-enhanced ARC EM9D processor, hardware accelerators, dedicated peripherals, and RF interface to deliver efficient DSP performance for ultra-low bandwidth IoT applications.
  • To accelerate prototyping, software development and integration of IP into SoCs, Synopsys' IP Accelerated initiative offers IP prototyping kits, IP software development kits and IP subsystems.

Synopsys and Nestwave Collaborate to Develop a Low-Power Geolocation IP Solution for IoT Modems

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 2:05pm

"Today's advanced navigation systems are facing unique challenges when being implemented in power-constrained IoT devices," said Ambroise Popper, CEO at Nestwave.

Key Points: 
  • "Today's advanced navigation systems are facing unique challenges when being implemented in power-constrained IoT devices," said Ambroise Popper, CEO at Nestwave.
  • "By combining Nestwave's low power geolocation software with Synopsys' efficient ARC IoT Communications IP Subsystem, we can deliver a geolocation solution that offers greater accuracy, lower power consumption, and lower cost compared to existing GNSS solutions."
  • The ARC IoT Communications IP Subsystem is an integrated hardware and software solution that combines Synopsys' DSP-enhanced ARC EM9D processor, hardware accelerators, dedicated peripherals, and RF interface to deliver efficient DSP performance for ultra-low bandwidth IoT applications.
  • To accelerate prototyping, software development and integration of IP into SoCs, Synopsys' IP Accelerated initiative offers IP prototyping kits, IP software development kits and IP subsystems.

Synopsys and Elektrobit Announce Availability of EB tresos Classic AUTOSAR Software for ARC Functional Safety Processor IP

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 2:05pm

To accelerate early software development, Elektrobit has ported its Classic AUTOSAR software to Synopsys' ARC EM and HS Functional Safety Processors

Key Points: 
  • To accelerate early software development, Elektrobit has ported its Classic AUTOSAR software to Synopsys' ARC EM and HS Functional Safety Processors
    Combined solution supports an integrated safety manager for single-chip automotive solutions that lower system costs, reduces chip power consumption and area, and enhances real-time response rate
    Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) and Elektrobit (EB), a visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products for the automotive industry, today announced availability of EB tresos Classic AUTOSAR software for Synopsys' ASIL-D compliant DesignWare ARC EM and ARC HS Functional Safety (FS) Processor IP .
  • To accelerate early software development, Elektrobit supplies Classic AUTOSAR to the ARC EM Software Development Platform and the ARC HS4x/4xD Development Kit.
  • The ARC Functional Safety processor IP is developed based on the ISO 9001 certified Quality Management System (QMS) for Synopsys DesignWare IP supporting additional automotive quality requirements.
  • To accelerate prototyping, software development and integration of IP into SoCs, Synopsys IP Accelerated initiative offers IP prototyping kits, IP software development kits and IP subsystems.

S2C and Mirabilis Design Teamup to Deliver a Heterogeneous Solution for SoC Architecture Exploration and Verification

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 6:06am

As part of this collaboration, Mirabilis Design's VisualSim architecture exploration solution integrates S2C's FPGA-based Prodigy Logic System as a functional block.The seamless integration allows an FPGA prototype to act as a sub-model, and to provide accurate simulation responses, in system exploration.

Key Points: 
  • As part of this collaboration, Mirabilis Design's VisualSim architecture exploration solution integrates S2C's FPGA-based Prodigy Logic System as a functional block.The seamless integration allows an FPGA prototype to act as a sub-model, and to provide accurate simulation responses, in system exploration.
  • "Electronic System-Level architecture exploration is an essential solution for SoC product trade-off and validation.The core technology of VisualSim solution has already lowered the modeling barrier.If a portion of the SoC is available in RTL, then the modeling effort can be further reduced by reuse," said Deepak Shankar, Founder of Mirabilis Design.
  • Mirabilis Design is a Silicon Valley software company providing Architecture Exploration solutions for the automotive, semiconductor and electronics industries.
  • S2C, S2C logo and Prodigy are trademarks or registered trademarks of S2C.

ARC Travel Demand Offers Enhanced Air Travel Insights

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 4:00pm

Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) today unveiled ARC Travel Demand, a data product that provides expanded visibility into airline sales and future air traffic trends.

Key Points: 
  • Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) today unveiled ARC Travel Demand, a data product that provides expanded visibility into airline sales and future air traffic trends.
  • ARC Travel Demand includes global airline sales data, customizable dataset options and new delivery methods for faster access to intelligence.
  • To learn more about ARC Travel Demand and request a demo, visit the ARC Travel Demand product page.
  • As a leader in air travel intelligence and omnichannel retailing, ARC provides platforms, tools and insights that help the global travel community connect, grow and thrive.

Tenstorrent Achieves First-Pass Silicon Success for High-Performance AI Processor SoC Using Synopsys' Broad DesignWare IP Portfolio

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 2:05pm

Tenstorrent achieved first-pass silicon success for its Grayskull AI processor SoC using DesignWare PCI Express 4.0, ARC HS48 Processor, and LPDDR4 IP

Key Points: 
  • Tenstorrent achieved first-pass silicon success for its Grayskull AI processor SoC using DesignWare PCI Express 4.0, ARC HS48 Processor, and LPDDR4 IP
    Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced that Tenstorrent has achieved first-pass silicon success for its Grayskull AI processor system-on-chip (SoC) using Synopsys' DesignWare PCI Express (PCIe) 4.0 Controller and PHY , ARC HS48 Processor , and LPDDR4 Controller IP .
  • The silicon-proven DesignWare IP portfolio enabled Tenstorrent to quickly meet the critical real-time connectivity and specialized processing requirements of their dynamic artificial intelligence (AI) processor SoC for high-performance computing applications.
  • Tenstorrent also leveraged Synopsys' expert technical support team to ease IP integration and significantly accelerate their design schedule.
  • "Synopsys' established track record in the IP industry gave us confidence that we could quickly integrate the DesignWare PCIe 4.0 Controller and PHY, ARC HS48 Processor, and LPDDR4 IP into our AI processor SoC.

ARC Financial Corp. Announces Leadership Succession

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 3:00pm

Lauchlan Currie, ARC's former CEO said, "ARC has a long history of leadership succession planning.

Key Points: 
  • Lauchlan Currie, ARC's former CEO said, "ARC has a long history of leadership succession planning.
  • "Lauchlan has shown extraordinary leadership, navigating the ARC Energy Funds through one of the most tumultuous periods in the history of Canada's oil and natural gas industry.
  • ARC would also like to announce the promotions of Jackie Forrest, Kent Foster, Jeremy Gackle and Duane Schellenberg to Managing Directors of ARC Financial Corp. Veterans of the industry and of ARC, Jackie, Kent, Jeremy and Duane bring a wealth of experience to the leadership team that will guide ARC into the future.
  • ARC Financial Corp. was founded in 1989 and is based in Calgary, the centre of the Canadian oil and gas business.