News Releases 

The press releases are listed in chronological order and are archived by year.

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Nov 19, 2014Synopsys Expands IP Accelerated Initiative with New DesignWare IP Prototyping Kits for 10 Interface Protocols
IP Prototyping Kits Enable Designers to Accelerate Prototyping, Software Development and Integration of IP into SoCs

Nov 18, 2014Oticon Standardizes on Synopsys' Design Compiler Graphical
Reduced Congestion and MCMM Synthesis Cut Weeks from Schedule

Nov 17, 2014Synopsys' IC Validator Adopted by Plastic Logic for Physical Verification of Advanced Displays
Synopsys DRC and LVS Signoff Has Speed and Capacity to Handle Huge Flexible Screen Devices

Nov 12, 2014Synopsys Announces Earnings Release Date for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014


Nov 11, 2014Nitero Achieves First-Pass Silicon Success for Industry's First Mobile 60GHz SoC Using Synopsys DesignWare IP for PCI Express and Tools
High-Quality DesignWare IP, Verification IP and Galaxy Design Platform Tools Deliver Lower Power, Smaller Area and Faster Time-to-Market for Wi-Fi Networking SoC

Nov 10, 2014Latest Release of Synopsys' CODE V Optimizes Optical Design Performance for Cost-Effective Manufacturing
CODE V 10.7 Now Generally Available

Nov 06, 2014KYOCERA Document Solutions Uses Synopsys' Application-Specific Instruction-Set Processor Tool to Accelerate Design of High-Performance Image Processing DSP
Processor Designer Tool Enables KYOCERA Design Team to Reduce Overall Project Schedule by Nine Months

Nov 05, 2014Synopsys Virtual Prototyping Book Achieves Milestone of More Than 3000 Copies in Distribution to Over 1000 Companies
Better Software. Faster! Book Details Methodology Enabling Developers to Achieve Early Software Development before Hardware Availability

Oct 30, 2014Synopsys Announces Availability of DesignWare Non-Volatile Memory IP for TowerJazz 180-nm Process Technology
Silicon-Proven, Reprogrammable NVM IP Delivers Smallest Area for Calibration and Trimming Applications

Oct 29, 2014Synopsys' New DesignWare Sensor and Control IP Subsystem Delivers Ultra Low Power Sensor and Control Processing for SoCs
Integrated IP Subsystem, Including ARC EM DSP Processors, Floating Point Unit and Control Peripherals, Improves Performance, Energy Consumption and Design Flexibility

Oct 29, 2014Synopsys' New USB 3.1 IP Solution Enables 10 Gbps Data Transfer Speeds for Storage, Digital Office and Mobile Applications
Industry-First Solution Includes DesignWare USB 3.1 Controller, IP Virtual Development Kit and Verification IP
Multimedia News Release

Oct 28, 2014Synopsys IC Compiler II Delivers Five Fold Implementation Speed up, Enables Silicon Success
Success Drives Panasonic SoC Adoption of IC Compiler II

Oct 27, 2014SK Hynix Accelerates Memory Development with Productivity-Enhancing Debug Apps on Synopsys Verdi
VC Apps Open APIs Automate Memory Testbench Generation and Debug

Oct 27, 2014Synopsys and Gowin Semiconductor Ink Multi-Year OEM Agreement for FPGA Design Software
Synopsys Synplify Pro Synthesis Tool Delivers Superior Quality of Results for Users of Gowin Semiconductor FPGAs

Oct 21, 2014SMIC Certifies Synopsys IC Validator for Signoff Physical Verification
28-nm Runset Availability Enables Signoff Physical Verification for Mutual Customers

Oct 21, 2014Synopsys STAR Memory System Multi-Memory Bus Processor Enables 10 Percent Die Size Reduction for Marvell SoC
New Multi-Memory Bus Processor Cuts Test Logic in Half While Maintaining High Performance for Networking SoC

Oct 20, 2014Synopsys Introduces Industry's First On-Chip Memory Test and Repair Solution for Embedded Flash
DesignWare STAR Memory System for Embedded Flash Reduces Test Cost by 20 Percent and Enables In-Field Diagnostics for IoT and Automotive SoCs

Oct 20, 2014VIA Technologies Cuts Silicon Test Time by 11X Using Synopsys' DFTMAX Ultra
Standardizes on DFTMAX Ultra for Designs with Few Test Pins

Oct 15, 2014Coverity Releases Security Spotlight Report on Critical Security Defects in Open Source Projects
OWASP and C# Capabilities in Coverity Scan Expanded to Support Open Source Community

Oct 14, 2014New DesignWare ARC HS38 Processor Doubles Performance for Embedded Linux Applications
Successor to Popular ARC 770D Core Delivers Significant Performance Increase, Support for 40-bit Physical Addresses and L2 Cache

Oct 14, 2014Synopsys Enables Superior Verification Planning and Coverage Analysis with Verdi Coverage


Oct 13, 2014MEDIA ADVISORY/ALERT: Synopsys Kicks Off ITC 2014 Activities with Test SIG Event Featuring Semiconductor Leaders Sharing Insights on Newest Silicon Test Technologies


Oct 11, 2014Synopsys Plans Appeal in Mentor v. EVE


Oct 08, 2014TSMC Selects Synopsys as "2014 Partner of the Year" for Interface IP and Joint Development of 16-nanometer FinFET Plus Design Infrastructure