News Releases 

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

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Oct 18, 2016Appeals Court Affirms Finding of Patent Invalidity in Suit Against Mentor in California
No Impact on ZeBu Sales or Support

Oct 12, 2016Synopsys Releases LucidShape CAA V5 Based Beta Version for Automotive Lighting Simulations
Enables Fast, Accurate Optical Simulation and Analysis of Automotive Lighting Products with Minimal Learning Curve for CATIA V5 Users

Oct 06, 2016Synopsys Releases Version 2016.09 of the RSoft Photonic Component Design Suite
Streamlines Design and Analysis Capabilities for Photonic Devices in Semiconductor, Silicon Photonics and LED/OLED Applications

Sep 27, 2016TSMC Recognizes Synopsys with Three Partner Awards for Interface IP and Joint Development of 7-nm Mobile and HPC Design Platforms

Sep 22, 2016TSMC and Synopsys Collaboration Delivers Innovative Technologies for the High Performance Compute (HPC) Platform
Scope of Collaboration Includes Innovations in Place-and-Route Optimization Technologies for High-Performance Designs

Sep 21, 2016Synopsys Foundation IP Meets Stringent Automotive AEC-Q100 Grade 1 Temperature Requirements for TSMC 16FFC and 28HPC+ Processes
DesignWare Logic Libraries and Embedded Memories Accelerate Development and Qualification of Automotive SoCs

Sep 21, 2016Synopsys and TSMC Collaborate to Certify Custom Compiler for 16FFC Process
TSMC Certified Synopsys Custom, Digital and Signoff Tools for 16FFC Process

Sep 20, 2016Synopsys Delivers Complete DesignWare Bluetooth Low Energy IP Solution with Link Layer and PHY on TSMC 40ULP Process for IoT SoCs
Compact Link Layer and PHY Supporting Bluetooth 5 Enable Efficient Wireless Connectivity with Secure Connections and Extended Reach

Sep 19, 2016Synopsys Accelerates Development of Safety-Critical Products with Design Solutions for ARM Cortex-R52
Synopsys Tools Enable Design and Safety Certification of Automotive, Industrial and Health Care SoCs Based on New ARMv8-R Architecture CPU

Sep 19, 2016Synopsys and TSMC Collaborate on Development of Interface and Foundation IP for 7-nm FinFET Process
Joint Efforts Result in Multiple 7-nm Customer Tapeouts of DesignWare Logic Libraries and Embedded Memories

Sep 19, 2016TSMC Certifies Synopsys IC Compiler II for the Most Advanced 7-nm Process Node Enabling Early Tapeouts
Certification includes digital, signoff and custom implementation tools from Galaxy Design Platform

Sep 12, 2016Synopsys Introduces ARC Security Processors for Low-Power Embedded Applications
DesignWare ARC SEM Security Processors with SecureShield Technology Protect Against Side-Channel Attacks, IP Theft and Data Breaches

Sep 08, 2016Synopsys Joins GLOBALFOUNDRIES' FDXcelerator Partner Program to Enable Innovative Designs Using the FD-SOI Process
Program Gives Synopsys Access to GLOBALFOUNDRIES' FDX Portfolio and Provides Customers with Tools that Support the Differentiated Features of FD-SOI

Sep 08, 2016Synopsys Expands Collaboration with ARM to Deliver Artisan Physical Libraries and POP IP Support for IC Compiler II
Solution Enables Maximum Benefits of Leading Process Technologies with High QoR

Sep 08, 2016Technology Momentum Extends Synopsys IC Compiler II Deployments Past 100 Customers
Superior Quality of Results and Throughput Drive the Fastest Product Ramp-up in Synopsys History

Sep 07, 2016Synopsys' New Virtualizer Studio Integrated Development Environment Accelerates Virtual Prototyping Productivity
New IDE in Virtualizer Tool Set Integrates Advanced Modeling Tools to Speed Creation and Deployment of VDKs

Sep 06, 2016Synopsys Announces Standards Board Ratification of Its New Parasitic Models for Latest FinFET Process Nodes
Models Available Immediately to Semiconductor and EDA Industries Through a Synopsys Open-source License

Sep 06, 2016MEDIA ADVISORY/ALERT: Synopsys ARC Processor Summit to Showcase Latest Processor Solutions for IoT Security, Automotive Safety and Embedded Vision
Synopsys Experts, Users and Partners Will Present on Processor IP, Software and Programming Tools Optimized for Embedded Applications


Sep 01, 2016Synopsys Replenishes Repurchase Authorization to $500 Million

Aug 25, 2016Synopsys Announces Results of Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition
Annual Competition Recognizes Student Achievements in Optical Design

Aug 24, 2016Gridbee Achieves First-Pass Silicon Success with Synopsys' DesignWare ARC Processor
Silicon-Proven ARC EM Processor Enables Ultra-Low Power Wireless Module for Industrial IoT Applications

Aug 18, 2016Synopsys Expands Presence in Southeast Asia
Opens Offices in Malaysia and Vietnam

Aug 18, 2016eWBM Achieves First-Pass Silicon Success for Highly Secure Microcontroller with Synopsys Security IP
High-Quality DesignWare Security IP Delivers Functionality Required to Protect Against Threats in IoT Applications