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Synopsys Recognizes Technical Excellence at SNUG Boston Conference

Eleventh Annual Boston Event is Part of Largest User Conference Program in EDA

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) , a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced the Best Paper Awards for the eleventh annual Synopsys Users’ Group (SNUG®) conference in Boston, Mass., held from September 21-22. SNUG conference attendees and the SNUG Technical Committee awarded first place to Garrett Marshall, Jalpa Shah and Scott Stanslaski of Medtronic for “XA Verification in Implantable Medical Design.” Second place was awarded to Clifford Cummings of Sunburst Design, … Read More → "Synopsys Recognizes Technical Excellence at SNUG Boston Conference"

Agilent Technologies Expands Infiniium 9000 Series Lineup with 600-MHz Oscilloscopes, First Mixed-Signal Scope Supporting MIPI and SATA Applications

Two New Models and Three New Applications Deliver Broadest Measurement Capability

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 1, 2009 — Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today expanded its mixed-signal and digital-storage oscilloscope portfolio with two lower-cost 600-MHz Infiniium 9000 Series models, three new application packages and GPIB compatibility. The 9000 Series is the industry’s first oscilloscope family to offer bandwidths from 600 MHz to 4 GHz, and it includes the industry’s first mixed signal oscilloscope to support MIPI and SATA industry standards.

Oscilloscopes are the primary tools engineers use to test and debug electronic designs, and engineers need increasingly broad measurement … Read More → "Agilent Technologies Expands Infiniium 9000 Series Lineup with 600-MHz Oscilloscopes, First Mixed-Signal Scope Supporting MIPI and SATA Applications"

National Instruments Introduces the NI TestStand ATML Toolkit for Automated Test Application Development

Toolkit Adds Enhanced ATML Functionality to the NI TestStand Platform

NEWS RELEASE – Sept. 15, 2009 – National Instruments today announced the NI TestStand ATML Toolkit to help engineers reduce development and maintenance time by expanding test system component interoperability and increasing test system documentation. The Automatic Test Markup Language (ATML) is an IEEE standard consisting of XML document formats that describe different aspects of a test system. The new toolkit adds support for the ATML TestDescription standard and improves support for the ATML TestResults standard in NI TestStand. The toolkit can be downloaded from the National Instruments … Read More → "National Instruments Introduces the NI TestStand ATML Toolkit for Automated Test Application Development"

Agilent Technologies Announces MMIC Tool Bar Personality for United Monolithic Semiconductors’ pHEMT processes

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 30, 2009 — Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the availability of an add-on process design kit (PDK) with enhanced, foundry-certified features for United Monolithic Semiconductors’s (UMS) popular pHEMT processes (PH25, PH15, PPH25 and PPH15). Providing the most complete MMIC design flow available using Agilent’s Advanced Design System (ADS) platform, the new MMIC tool bar personality completely revamps layout functions, adds many design automation and routing capabilities, and helps streamline the MMIC design process. The add-on PDK is available now from UMS.

The new MMIC tool bar personality enables … Read More → "Agilent Technologies Announces MMIC Tool Bar Personality for United Monolithic Semiconductors’ pHEMT processes"

Triad Semiconductor at ArrowFest 2009 in Silicon Valley; Ontario, Canada; Massachusetts: Presents Solution to End High-priced ASICs and SoC Integration with Via-Only™ Technology

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Triad Semiconductor Inc., the industry’s leading supplier of via-configurable mixed-signal ASICs, will demonstrate its via-configurable array (VCA) technology, and products implementing the technology, at ArrowFest 2009 in Santa Clara, CA; Mississauga, Ontario, Canada; and Lowell, MA in October.

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Triad will be exhibiting the company’s groundbreaking via-configurable array (VCA) technology to integrate analog, digital, memory and processor solutions for single-chip ASICs or system-on-chip (SoC). Triad’s VCA technology combines silicon-proven resources on a single ASIC die. Unique to Triad’s patented VCA approach is … Read More → "Triad Semiconductor at ArrowFest 2009 in Silicon Valley; Ontario, Canada; Massachusetts: Presents Solution to End High-priced ASICs and SoC Integration with Via-Only™ Technology"

Common Platform Alliance qualifies Synopsys IC Validator for 32-nm design rule checking

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – September 30, 2009 – Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced that the Common Platform technology alliance, a unique technology collaboration between IBM, Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing and Samsung Electronics, has qualified IC Validator for 32-nanometer (nm) process design rule checking on Common Platform technology. Synopsys and the Common Platform companies are continuing with the collaboration to complete the qualification of IC Validator at 28nm on Common Platform technology. IC Validator, the newest addition to the Galaxy(tm) Implementation Platform, is a full signoff DRC/LVS solution. … Read More → "Common Platform Alliance qualifies Synopsys IC Validator for 32-nm design rule checking"

Agilent Technologies Introduces High-Performance Signal Analyzer for Advanced RF and Microwave Applications

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sep. 28, 2009 – Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the introduction of the N9030A PXA signal analyzer, the highest-performance member of the Agilent X-Series signal analyzers. The PXA provides frequency coverage up to 26.5 GHz and ensures present and future flexibility through optional measurement capabilities and hardware expandability. The analyzer also includes extensive code-compatibility features that make existing Agilent or HP high-performance signal analyzers easier to replace.

The Agilent PXA delivers exceptional performance that reduces measurement uncertainty and reveals new levels of signal detail, starting with up to 75 dB spurious-free dynamic range at 140-MHz … Read More → "Agilent Technologies Introduces High-Performance Signal Analyzer for Advanced RF and Microwave Applications"

EVE to Exhibit at GSA Emerging Opportunities Expo & Conference

GSA Emerging Opportunities Expo & Conference 2009
SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EVE, the leader in hardware/software co-verification, will exhibit at the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) Emerging Opportunities Expo & Conference in Booth #314 tomorrow, October 1, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif.

The event will provide an opportunity for the semiconductor industry to view EVE’s ZeBu-Server, a scalable and affordable emulation system capable of emulating a single design at a speed up to 30 megahertz (MHz). EVE will demonstrate ZeBu-Server’s ability to handle up to one-billion application specific integrated … Read More → "EVE to Exhibit at GSA Emerging Opportunities Expo & Conference"

Sarance, Spirent Communications Partner To Develop Next Generation 40/100G Ethernet Test Solution

Sarance’s High-Speed 40Gand 100G Ethernet Intellectual Property Cores Accelerate Design and Development of Next Generation Networking Test Equipment

OTTAWA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sarance Technologies, the leading supplier of high speed interconnect Intellectual Property (IP) technology, and Spirent Communications, today announced a licensing agreement to incorporate Sarance’s High Speed Ethernet IP Core (HSEC) 40G and 100G IP products in Spirent TestCenter™. Spirent, is a global provider of networking, services and device testing, was recently recognized by Frost & Sullivan at the worldwide leader in Ethernet testing.

“Sarance’s 100 … Read More → "Sarance, Spirent Communications Partner To Develop Next Generation 40/100G Ethernet Test Solution"

EVE’s ZeBu-Server Proven Fastest Emulator on the Market

Emulates Designs at up to 30MHz, Offering Fast Execution Speed Plus High-Bandwidth, Low-Latency Communication with Host PC

SAN JOSE, CALIF.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EVE, the leader in hardware/software co-verification, today noted that its new emulation system ZeBu-Server can emulate a single design at a speed of up to 30 megahertz (MHz), based on recent benchmarks.

Additional benchmarks proved that ZeBu-Server can emulate a one-billion gate design at a speed of one MHz, 100-million gates at speeds reaching five MHz and a 10-million gate design at a speed of 10MHz. It is able to communicate with … Read More → "EVE’s ZeBu-Server Proven Fastest Emulator on the Market"

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