News Releases 

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

Archives:  2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008 / 2007 / 2006 / 2005 / 2004 / 2003

Dec 17, 2014Synopsys' PrimeTime ADV Achieves Rapid Adoption for Fastest Timing Closure
Adopted by More than 70 Semiconductor Companies with Over 50 Tapeouts in First 9 Months

Dec 16, 2014Synopsys Appoints Janice Chaffin to Board of Directors


Dec 16, 2014Synopsys and Imec Expand TCAD Collaboration to 5 nm and Beyond
Enables Delivery of Accurate Sentaurus TCAD Models for Nanowire, FinFET and Tunnel-FET Transistors

Dec 15, 2014Synopsys Surpasses Milestone of 100 VC Apps on the Verdi Debug Solution


Dec 10, 2014Coverity Scan Report Shows Big Data Projects Reducing Defects to Take on Internet of Things
Apache Hadoop, HBase, Cassandra Among Leading Projects Making Steady Progress

Dec 09, 2014Synopsys' New LPDDR4 Verification IP Accelerates Verification Closure for High-Performance Low Power Designs
Native SystemVerilog-based Memory VIP Portfolio Expanded to Support JEDEC LPDDR4 with Built-in Coverage, Verification Plan and Protocol-aware Debug

Dec 08, 2014Synopsys Ships Over 5000 HAPS Prototyping Systems for Software Development, HW/SW Integration and System Validation
HAPS FPGA-based Prototyping Systems Help More Than 400 Companies Accelerate Time to First Prototype and Avoid Costly Device Re-Spins

Dec 08, 2014Latest Release of Synopsys' LightTools Delivers Advanced Features for Illumination Design
LightTools 8.2 Now Generally Available

Dec 08, 2014Synopsys' Latest Release of IC Compiler II Broadens Availability of the Power of 10X
Top Semiconductor Companies Quickly Adopting IC Compiler II to Tapeout Across Range of Technology Nodes

Dec 04, 2014Faraday Technology Corporation Selects Synopsys Virtualizer to Accelerate Software Development for SoC Designs
Virtualizer Enables Faraday Design Services' Customers to Start Software Development up to 12 Months before Hardware Availability

Dec 03, 2014Brian Beattie Named EVP, Business Operations and Chief Administrative Officer
Trac Pham Appointed Chief Financial Officer

Dec 03, 2014Synopsys Posts Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014
Q4 2014 Financial Highlights

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