Last week Synopsys reported its 2Q2009 results. It was a good quarter, everything considered. But what Aart de Geus said during the ensuing webcast gave me plenty of material to consider.
SpringSoft, Inc. has introduced comprehensive SystemVerilog Testbench (SVTB) debug support with the latest release of its Verdi Automated Debug System. The Verdi system introduces a new structured message-based method for automating SVTB debug so engineers can quickly comprehend complex testbench behavior. The Verdi SVTB debug solution is fully integrated with SpringSoft’s family of Novas Verification Enhancement products.
The 46th Design Automation Conference (DAC) today announced its keynote sessions, featuring technology and business luminaries from the electronics industry.
Silicon Frontline Technology, Inc. (SFT announced its first products for post-layout verification: F3D (Fast 3D) for fast 3D extraction and R3D (Resistive 3D) for 3D extraction and analysis of large resistive structures like power devices.
A few days ago I thought that Synopsys had made a good purchase when it acquired the Analog Business Group of MIPS for $22 million. On further research, it turns out that MIPS lost a significant amount of money in the deal.
Berkeley Design Automation Inc., announced a major upgrade of its Analog FastSPICE (AFS) unified circuit verification. The release is another indication of the attention being paid by EDA vendors to the Analog market sector.
Synopsys has acquired the Analog Business Group of MIPS Technologies, Inc. for $22 million in cash.
Last week Mentor Graphics Corporation and LogicVision, Inc. announced that the two companies have signed a definitive merger agreement.
Magma Design Automation Inc. announced the availability of the Quartz DRC and Quartz LVS 2009.05 physical verification tools and offers a free 60 days trial program.
EVE announced that it has integrated the latest version of the Xilinx ISE Design Suite to its ZeBu (for Zero Bugs) emulation platforms.