News Releases 

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

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Apr 21, 2015Synopsys' Modeling of 10-nanometer Parasitic Variation Effects Ratified by Open-Source Standards Board
Collaboration with Leading Semiconductor Companies and Foundries Delivers Silicon Accuracy with No Change in IC Design Analysis Flows

Apr 20, 2015Synopsys to Acquire Software Security Company Codenomicon
Acquisition of Company that Independently Discovered Heartbleed Bug Will Extend Coverity Quality and Security Platform

Apr 07, 2015Synopsys Announces Immediate Availability of Broad Portfolio of Silicon-Proven IP for TSMC 16-nm FinFET Plus Processes
DesignWare IP on TSMC 16FF+ Processes Enables Designers to Accelerate Development of Mobile and Enterprise SoCs

Apr 06, 2015TSMC Certifies Synopsys Design Tools for 16-nm FinFET Plus Production and for 10-nm Early Design Starts
Synopsys Tools are 16-nm-Certified and Deployed in Production Designs; 10-nm Co-development Enables Engagements with Early Adopters

Mar 31, 2015Synopsys Introduces Innovative Visualization Capabilities in LucidShape for Automotive Lighting Design
LucidShape 2.0 Now Generally Available

Mar 30, 2015Synopsys Launches High-Performance Embedded Vision Processor IP
DesignWare EV Processor Family Delivers Faster Object Detection with Significantly Lower Power Consumption

Mar 25, 2015New Synopsys ASIP Designer Tool Speeds Development of Application-Specific Instruction-Set Processors by 5X
Automatic Generation of the Software Development Kit in Parallel with the Hardware Model Enables Rapid Architectural Exploration to Optimize ASIPs for Power, Performance and Area

Mar 17, 2015Synopsys Enables Continuous Debug Innovation with More Than 200 VC Apps Now Available on the Verdi Platform


Mar 16, 2015Latest Synopsys Virtualizer Release Accelerates VDK Performance by Up to 5X for Early Software Development
New Virtualizer MultiSim and SimSight Features Boost Simulation Speed of VDKs for Complex SoCs

Mar 16, 2015Baikal Electronics Selects Synopsys Solutions to Accelerate the Design and Verification of Their Advanced SoCs
Solutions Include DesignWare IP, Platform Architect, Galaxy Design Platform and Functional Verification

Mar 12, 2015Synopsys Continues to Sell, Ship and Support ZeBu Emulation Systems Worldwide
With new release that does not include older technology and includes 3X faster compile technology, Synopsys expects to gain emulation market segment share

Mar 12, 2015Synopsys and Hardent Provide Interoperable Display IP Solutions to Reduce Data Transmission Bandwidth for Ultra High-Definition Mobile Devices
Combination of Synopsys DesignWare MIPI DSI IP and Hardent VESA Display Stream Compression IP Enables Single and Dual High-Definition Displays

Mar 12, 2015Synopsys' New Verification IP for MIPI SoundWire Enables Audio and Control Interfaces in Low Power Designs
Native SystemVerilog-based VIP for SoundWire Expands Portfolio of VIP for Mobile Applications and Offers Built-in Coverage, Verification Plan and Protocol-aware Debug

Mar 10, 2015Synopsys Galaxy Design Platform Enables 90 Percent of Volume-Production FinFET Designs
Vast Majority of Designers Choose Synopsys Implementation Tools for Move from Test Chips to Production Tapeout

Mar 10, 2015Synopsys Galaxy Design Platform Deployed by HiSilicon Technologies for Implementation of FinFET Designs
Successful Tapeouts Include the Newly Announced 64-bit ARM Cortex-A72 Processor-based SoC

Mar 09, 2015Synopsys' IC Compiler II Enables Toshiba's Tapeout of Complex 40-nm SoC, Proves out Game-Changing Capabilities
Toshiba Standardizes on IC Compiler II for Physical Design

Mar 05, 2015Synopsys Announces VDK for Freescale S32V200 MCU Family for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Development
Virtualizer Development Kit Speeds Software Development, Integration and Test

Mar 04, 2015Synopsys to Present at Piper Jaffray Technology, Media & Telecommunications Conference


Mar 02, 2015Synopsys and Hillcrest Labs Announce Ultra-Low Power Sensor Processing Solution for Always-On Applications
Combination of Synopsys' Sensor and Control IP Subsystem with ARC EM Processor and Hillcrest Labs' Freespace MotionEngine Software Enables Power-Efficient Sensor Processing for Mobile and Wearable Devices

Mar 02, 2015Synopsys and Sensory, Inc. Deliver Ultra-Low Power Voice Control Solution for Mobile, Automotive and Consumer Applications
Sensory TrulyHandsfree Voice Control Software Optimized for Synopsys' DesignWare ARC EM5D Processor Consumes as Little as 0.9 Microwatts in Detection Mode and 40 Microwatts in Recognition Mode

Feb 26, 2015Synopsys' embARC Open Software Platform Accelerates Development of ARC-based Embedded Systems for the Internet of Things
Online Access to Open Source Drivers, Operating Systems and Middleware Expands Ecosystem Support for Software Developers Implementing ARC Processor-based Designs

Feb 25, 2015Synopsys Co-CEO Aart de Geus to Speak at Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference


Feb 18, 2015Synopsys Posts Financial Results for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015
Q1 2015 Financial Highlights

Feb 12, 2015Synopsys Expands VDK for Renesas RH850 Ethernet AVB and CAN-FD for Automotive System Software Development
Virtualizer Development Kit (VDK) Enables Tier 1 and OEM Companies to Start Development Early and Improve Software Quality for RH850-based MCU Designs



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