News Releases 

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

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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


Oct 08, 2014HiSilicon Chooses Synopsys' PrimeTime ADV for Faster Timing Closure
Achieves Single-pass Timing and Power ECO Closure on Multiple Tapeouts Including FinFET

Oct 07, 2014Synopsys Releases Verification IP for Mobile PCIe Technology
Native SystemVerilog-based VIP for PCI Express architecture now supports M-PCIe technology, with built-in coverage, verification plan and protocol-aware debug

Oct 01, 2014Synopsys' Galaxy Design Platform Delivers Over 30% Leakage Power Reduction for Fujitsu Semiconductor's ARM-Powered Multi-Core
Power Savings Enabled by Unique Techniques and Design Flow Supported by Design Compiler Graphical, IC Compiler and PrimeTime Tools

Sep 30, 2014Synopsys Announces New Additions to Liberty to Significantly Speed up Timing Closure
Single, unified Liberty variation format standardized by the IEEE Industry Standards Board

Sep 30, 2014TSMC and Synopsys Accelerate Custom Design Productivity for 16FF+ Process
Collaboration Enables Best Practices for Custom Implementation Productivity with FinFET Devices

Sep 29, 2014ARM and Synopsys Expand Collaboration to Improve Quality of Results and Time-to-Results for Leading-Edge ARMv8-A and ARMv7-A Cores
Industry Leaders Sign Multi-year Subscription Agreement to Accelerate Design and Verification of ARM-based SoCs using Synopsys Tools

Sep 29, 2014Coverity Launches Code Spotter™ in Free Beta Version to Speed Defect Detection in Java Code


Sep 25, 2014Synopsys Tools Achieve TSMC Certification for 16-nm FinFET+ Process and Both Companies Enter 10-nm FinFET Collaboration
Certification of Digital and Custom Tools Enables Early Adopters to Realize QoR Benefits of the New Processes



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