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Lattice Announces Improved Synthesis And Power Optimization in CPLD Tools

HILLSBORO, OR — AUGUST 16, 2010 — Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced the immediate availability of Version 1.4 of its ispLEVER® Classic design tool suite.  The ispLEVER Classic design software has been upgraded with the addition of Synopsys Synplify Pro with the HDL Analyst feature set, and an improved ispMACH® 4000ZE CPLD fitter with improved power optimization. 

Synplify Pro HDL Analyst provides designers a way to rapidly visualize high-level register transfer level (RTL) Verilog or VHDL.  Designers can cross-probe between the graphical diagrams and source code to ensure that the coding style they use is … Read More → "Lattice Announces Improved Synthesis And Power Optimization in CPLD Tools"

Synopsys launches DesignWare USB software alliance program

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – August 12, 2010 — Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design and manufacturing, today announced the launch of the DesignWare® USB Software Alliance Program with leading USB software providers emsys, Jungo, MCCI and MicroDigital as inaugural members. This alliance program establishes an ecosystem of qualified USB software providers for drivers, firmware and stacks which have proven interoperability with Synopsys’ DesignWare USB 2.0 and SuperSpeed USB 3.0 IP. Synopsys and its DesignWare USB Software Alliance Program members can help designers to quickly incorporate USB connectivity into their system-on-chips (SoCs) with … Read More → "Synopsys launches DesignWare USB software alliance program"

Atlona Technologies Product Line Now Updated In D-Tools System Integrator (SI) 5.5 Software

CONCORD, CA – AUGUST 11 , 2010 — D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software today announced that detailed information on of the entire family of Atlona products has been recently updated in D-Tools product database, better enabling D-Tools System Integrator™ users to specify Atlona products. 

Atlona Technologies is a dynamic solutions based manufacturer poised on the bleeding edge of Audio Video technology. Their product line has grown to cover almost every conceivable solution in the Audio Video industry with new innovative products in development continuously. Atlona has been consistently first to market without sacrificing … Read More → "Atlona Technologies Product Line Now Updated In D-Tools System Integrator (SI) 5.5 Software"

Synopsys adds TDD support to LTE Model Library

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – August 11, 2010 – Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced the availability of the Time Division Duplex (TDD) mode in its Long-term Evolution (LTE) Model Library for physical layer system simulation. The addition of the TDD mode to the proven LTE Model Library enables developers of semiconductors for LTE network equipment and devices to quickly and reliably extend their designs to support this important version of the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) LTE standard.

The 3GPP LTE standard is the latest standard … Read More → "Synopsys adds TDD support to LTE Model Library"

Synopsys Galaxy Implementation Platform used by TSMC for 28nm process

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — August 9, 2010 — Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced that TSMC has successfully taped out a complex 28 nanometer (nm) Product Qualification Vehicle (PQV) test chip using Synopsys’ Galaxy(tm) Implementation Platform. Key features used to design the PQV test chip include 28nm design rule support for place-and-route, interconnect process modeling, IEEE 1801-2009 (UPF)-based hierarchical low power flow, power-aware design-for-test (DFT) and advanced signoff capabilities. Synopsys tools exercised by TSMC in the RTL-to-GDSII implementation and signoff flow for this test … Read More → "Synopsys Galaxy Implementation Platform used by TSMC for 28nm process"

XMOS Customers Build Better Products, Faster

Bristol, UK and Sunnyvale, Calif. – August 3rd, 2010XMOS® today announces that its customers, Meridian, Intelligent Media Technologies and High Resolution Technologies, have lowered development costs, shortened time to market and increased design flexibility to produce more differentiated products by using XMOS event-driven processors. XMOS programmable chips bring together the capabilities of processors, DSPs and FPGAs, to help design economical electronic products at exceptional speed. 

“Embedded design and development … Read More → "XMOS Customers Build Better Products, Faster"

Collaboration enables faster time-to-volume for advanced high performance SoC designs

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.  August  4, 2010 — Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, and GLOBALFOUNDRIES, a leading provider of advanced semiconductor technology and manufacturing services, today announced an agreement to develop the Synopsys DesignWare®SuperSpeed USB (3.0), USB 2.0, HDMI 1.4 Tx and Rx, DDR3/2, PCI Express® 2.0 and 1.1, SATA 1.5/3 Gbps and 6 Gbps, and XAUI  PHY IP for GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ 28 nanometer (nm) “Gate First” High-k Metal Gate (HKMG) process technologies. The collaboration will enable mutual customers to differentiate their 28nm designs with a high quality IP … Read More → "Collaboration enables faster time-to-volume for advanced high performance SoC designs"

Kane Computing supports 3L Diamond TI C6000 Multicore Tool Suite

Northwich, Cheshire, 2nd August 2010. Kane Computing Ltd (KCL) has signed up to the 3L Affiliate Programme to support the sales of the latest Version 4 3L Diamond Multiprocessor/Multicore Software Tools, that has been launched to coincide with the availability of the new Texas Instruments TMS320C6472 multicore DSP.

Diamond’s proven multiprocessor model now extends to multicore DSPs, bridging the conceptual gap between multi and single-core development. With Diamond, multicore DSPs are available as collections of several independent processors and implied connections between them. Diamond enables development to scale smoothly as cores per DSP and multicore DSPs … Read More → "Kane Computing supports 3L Diamond TI C6000 Multicore Tool Suite"

Virage Logic Continues to Broaden Semiconductor IP Offering with New Portfolio of SoC Infrastructure Solutions

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jul 27, 2010 — SOC SUMMIT — Virage Logic Corporation (NASDAQ:VIRL), the semiconductor industry’s trusted IP partner, today announced the further broadening of its already extensive System-on-Chip (SoC) infrastructure IP portfolio with its new Integraproduct line. Based on the proven technology that Read More → "Virage Logic Continues to Broaden Semiconductor IP Offering with New Portfolio of SoC Infrastructure Solutions"

Synopsys first to deliver high performance audio IP in 40nm and 55nm process technologies

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – July 28, 2010 – Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced the addition of the DesignWare(r) 96 dB Hi-Fi Audio IP in the 40 nanometer (nm) and 55nm process technologies to its broad portfolio of high quality audio IP solutions. Synopsys is the first IP provider to offer audio codecs, digital to analogue converters (DACs) and analogue to digital converters (ADCs) in these advanced processes. The DesignWare Audio IP portfolio offers performance levels from 80 dB to 103 dB and is available in more than 20 different process nodes, from 180 … Read More → "Synopsys first to deliver high performance audio IP in 40nm and 55nm process technologies"

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