Synopsys

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.

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  • 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.

Synopsys Introduces the Industry's First Unified Electronic and Photonic Design Platform

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 2:05pm

OptoCompiler combines specific capabilities for photonic design with industry-proven electronic design methods in a unique, unified platform to make photonic IC design accessible, fast, and flexible

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  • OptoCompiler combines specific capabilities for photonic design with industry-proven electronic design methods in a unique, unified platform to make photonic IC design accessible, fast, and flexible
    Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS) today introduced its OptoCompiler solution for photonic integrated circuit (PIC) design, layout implementation and verification.
  • OptoCompiler is the industry's first unified electronic and photonic design platform, combining mature and dedicated photonic technology with Synopsys' industry-proven electronic design tools and methods to enable engineers to produce and verify complex PIC designs quickly and accurately.
  • By providing schematic-driven layout and advanced photonic layout synthesis in a single platform, OptoCompiler bridges the gap between photonic experts and IC designers to make photonic design accessible, fast, and flexible.
  • "With OptoCompiler, we aim to make photonic design as productive as digital," said Tom Walker, group director of Synopsys' Photonic Solutions.

Synopsys to Present at D.A. Davidson Technology Conference

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 9:05pm

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced that Trac Pham, CFO, will speak virtually at the 19th Annual D.A.

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  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced that Trac Pham, CFO, will speak virtually at the 19th Annual D.A.
  • Davidson Software & Internet Virtual Conference, on September 9, 2020.
  • There will be a live audio webcast of the presentation, and a replay will be available following the live event.
  • Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications we rely on every day.

Synopsys Appoints Jeannine Sargent to Board of Directors

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 3:20pm

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced the appointment of Jeannine Sargent to its board of directors, effective today.

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  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced the appointment of Jeannine Sargent to its board of directors, effective today.
  • Ms. Sargent is an experienced corporate executive and board member, with a background in global business and product strategy, engineering, operations, and sales and marketing.
  • "Jeannine is an accomplished business leader and advisor with a compelling breadth of experience and impact," said Aart de Geus, chairman and co-CEO of Synopsys.
  • Ms. Sargent was also a director at Cypress Semiconductor, where she served on the Compensation and Nominating & Governance committees.

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

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  • 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.

Chelsio Adopts Synopsys DesignWare 56G Ethernet PHY IP to Accelerate Development of High-Performance Computing SoC

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 2:05pm

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS)today announced that Chelsio has adopted its silicon-proven DesignWare 56G Ethernet PHY IP to accelerate development of Chelsio's System-on-Chip (SoC) design targeting high-performance smart network interface card (NIC) and server applications.

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  • Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS)today announced that Chelsio has adopted its silicon-proven DesignWare 56G Ethernet PHY IP to accelerate development of Chelsio's System-on-Chip (SoC) design targeting high-performance smart network interface card (NIC) and server applications.
  • Chelsio selected the Synopsys DesignWare 56G Ethernet PHY IP due to its support for a wide range of data rates from 1.25 Gbps to 56 Gbps across standardssuch as Ethernet, PCI Express, OIF, and JESD.
  • For more information, visit the DesignWare 56G Ethernet PHY IP and High-Speed SerDes PHY IP web pages.
  • 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 Collaborates with TSMC to Accelerate 3nm Innovation, Enabling Next-Generation SoC Design

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 2:05pm

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced that TSMC has certified Synopsys' digital and custom design platforms for TSMC's 3-nanometer (nm) process technology.

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  • Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced that TSMC has certified Synopsys' digital and custom design platforms for TSMC's 3-nanometer (nm) process technology.
  • "Certification of the Synopsys design solutions enables our mutual customers' designs to be implemented on TSMC N3 process with high confidence for optimized PPA."
  • In the Synopsys custom design platform , Custom Compiler has been enhanced to accelerate the implementation of 3nm analog designs.
  • The Synopsys HSPICE, FineSim and CustomSim simulation solutions deliver enhanced turnaround time for TSMC 3nm designs and provide signoff coverage for TSMC 3nm circuit simulation and reliability requirements.

Synopsys and TSMC Accelerate 2.5D/3DIC Designs with Chip-on-Wafer-on-Substrate and Integrated Fan-Out Certified Design Flows

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 2:05pm

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced that Synopsys and TSMC have collaborated to deliver certified design flows for advanced packaging solutions using the Synopsys 3DIC Compiler product for both silicon interposer based Chip-on-Wafer-on-Substrate (CoWoS-S) and high-density wafer-level RDL-based Integrated Fan-Out (InFO-R) designs.

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  • Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced that Synopsys and TSMC have collaborated to deliver certified design flows for advanced packaging solutions using the Synopsys 3DIC Compiler product for both silicon interposer based Chip-on-Wafer-on-Substrate (CoWoS-S) and high-density wafer-level RDL-based Integrated Fan-Out (InFO-R) designs.
  • 3DIC Compiler provides packaging design solutions required by today's complex multi-die systems for applications like high-performance computing (HPC), automotive and mobile.
  • The Synopsys 3DIC Compiler solution provides a unified chip-package co-design and analysis environment for creating an optimal 2.5D/3D multi-die system in a package.
  • The solution includes features such as TSMC design macro support and auto-routing of high-density interposerbased interconnects using CoWoStechnology.

NSITEXE Adopts Synopsys HAPS Prototyping to Validate Data Flow Processor IP

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 10:30pm

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced that NSITEXE adopted Synopsys HAPS-80 prototyping solution to develop their current and next-generation Data Flow Processor (DFP) IP portfolio.

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  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced that NSITEXE adopted Synopsys HAPS-80 prototyping solution to develop their current and next-generation Data Flow Processor (DFP) IP portfolio.
  • With HAPS' portability, NSITEXE is able to quickly collaborate with their semiconductor customers by providing a pre-configured HAPS-80 system running their DFP processor IP.
  • "As an IP provider in the fast-moving automotive electronic platform market, it is critical for us to take advantage of HAPS, the market-leading prototyping solution from Synopsys, to deliver highly-differentiated IP with a plug-and-play solution," said Hideki Sugimoto, CTO at NSITEXE.
  • "We are excited to add NSITEXE as another innovative IP company to our worldwide HAPS ecosystem and look forward to collaborating with mutual customers to validate their system-on-chips (SoCs) using the HAPS prototyping platform."

Synopsys Appoints Sassine Ghazi as Chief Operating Officer

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 9:15pm

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced that Sassine Ghazi has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer.

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  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today 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.
  • "It is a privilege to assume the COO position, working alongside our senior leaders to further evolve and focus the strengths of Synopsys," said Sassine Ghazi.
  • "Synopsys is a strong company powered by industry leaders, an outstanding field organization and committed employees," added Chi-Foon Chan, co-CEO of Synopsys.