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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

May 07, 2014Freescale and Synopsys Establish Center of Excellence to Speed Development of Automotive Electronic System Software
Synopsys Virtualizer Development Kits Accelerate Software Development, Integration and Test for Freescale Automotive Solution Microcontroller and Processor-based Designs

Mar 27, 2014Renesas and Synopsys Expand Automotive Collaboration with VDK Support for Renesas’ RH850/E1x MCU Series
Virtualizer Development Kit Speeds Software Development, Integration and Test of Powertrain Electronic Control Units Using RH850/E1x Series of MCUs

Mar 26, 2014Synopsys Collaborates with Industry Leaders to Publish Book on Advanced Software Development with Virtual Prototypes
Better Software. Faster! Book Shares Best Practices from More Than 10 Contributing Companies across Key Market Segments

Nov 06, 2013Design & Reuse to Host TLMCentral Web Portal
Synopsys’ Transfer of TLMCentral to Design & Reuse IP Portal Enables Easy Search of More Than 1000 IP Models to Speed SoC Software Development

Sep 26, 2013Latest Synopsys Virtualizer Release Accelerates Creation and Deployment of VDKs for Software Development


May 23, 2013Synopsys Delivers VDK for Renesas RH850 MCUs
Joint Center of Excellence Produces Virtualizer Development Kit (VDK) Enabling Early Software Development, System Integration and Test for RH850-based Automotive Designs

Apr 29, 2013Synopsys Announces Virtualizer Development Kit (VDK) for Freescale’s Qorivva MCU Family
New VDK Enables Automotive Suppliers and OEMs to Start Software Development in Prior to ECU Board Availability

Feb 11, 2013Synopsys Signs Multiyear Collaboration Agreement with ARM for Early Software Development of ARMv8 Processors
New Virtualizer Development Kits for ARMv8 Processors Enable Early Software Development Up To One Year in Advance of Silicon

Jul 30, 2012Synopsys Collaborates with Renesas to Advance Software Development Solutions for Automotive Applications
Joint Engineering Team Will Develop Virtual Prototypes to Speed Software Debug and System Testing for Renesas' RH850 Microcontroller-Based Designs

Jul 23, 2012Latest Synopsys Virtualizer Release Speeds Virtual Prototype Creation by Up to 3X
New Modeling Interface and Automation Features Increase Modeling Productivity to Enable Earlier Start of Software Development

Jun 26, 2012Synopsys' Virtualizer Speeds Software Development and Enhances Design Enablement for Systems Based on the Infineon AURIX Microcontroller Family
AURIX Virtual Prototype Enabled Automotive Software Developers to Start 12 Months Before Silicon Availability

Mar 21, 2012Synopsys Unveils Virtualizer Development Kits to Accelerate Software Development for ARM big.LITTLE Processing
VDK Family Delivers Fast Software Bring-Up and Better Debug Control for Quad-Core ARM® Cortex™-A15 MPCore™ Processor and ARM big.LITTLE™ Processing-Based Designs

Oct 12, 2011Altera Embeds Synopsys’ Virtual Prototyping Technology in New ARM-based SoC FPGA Offering


Sep 29, 2011First Industry-Wide Web Portal for Transaction-Level Model Access Welcomes Model Developers and Users
Synopsys announced the launch of TLMCentral (link TLMCentral to www.tlmcentral.com, if possible) the first industry-wide web portal for developers and users of transaction-level model (TLM) technology. TLMCentral aggregates information about free and commercial system-level models of common system-on-chip (SoC) components from leading semiconductor IP vendors, tool providers, service companies and universities. TLMCentral is an open portal that will ease and accelerate the development of virtual prototypes across the industry. It is available at no cost to users and providers of transaction-level models.

Sep 29, 2011ARM and Synopsys Sign ARM Cortex Processor Models Agreement
Synopsys and ARM® announced a licensing agreement enabling Synopsys to distribute ARM's Fast Models and create models of ARM Cortex Series processors.

Jul 19, 2011Synopsys Introduces Virtualizer Next-Generation Virtual Prototyping Solution
Virtualizer Accelerates Software Development Schedules By Up To Nine Months with Lower Engineering Effort

Feb 07, 2011Synopsys Announces New Technology for Optimizing Multicore Systems
Synopsys announced the broad availability of Platform Architect with Multicore Optimization Technology, a new solution for performance analysis and early definition of multicore system architectures in SystemC. Using Platform Architect with Multicore Optimization Technology, designers of SoCs, chipsets and systems can capture hardware/software performance models of multicore system architectures in the early concept phase for robust performance measurement and trade-off analysis, months prior to software availability.

Jan 11, 2011Mazda Adopts Synopsys’ Virtual Prototyping Solution for Electronic Control Unit Verification
Synopsys announced that Mazda Motor Corporation, a leading producer of automobiles, has adopted Synopsys CoMET-METeor virtual prototyping solution to verify their Electronic Control Units (ECUs). Over the last year, Mazda has been using the METeor embedded software development environment to conduct its ECU system verification in a virtual environment. By decreasing the number of tests on real automobiles and hardware-in-the-loop (HILS) test equipment, the virtual prototyping solution will enable Mazda to save significant time and cost.

Mar 23, 2010Synopsys completes the Acquisition of CoWare
Synopsys has completed the acquisition of CoWare, Inc., a global supplier of software and services for electronic systems design. The acquisition will expand Synopsys' portfolio of system-level design and verification products used in wireless, consumer and automotive design.

Feb 02, 2010Synopsys Acquires VaST Systems Technology Corporation
Synopsys announced it has acquired VaST Systems Technology Corporation to extend its virtual prototyping solutions into the automotive and consumer application space. The acquisition adds a comprehensive set of processor sub-system models frequently found in automotive and consumer applications to Synopsys' virtual prototyping portfolio.

Jan 12, 2010Synopsys Introduces Industry’s First SystemC TLM-2.0 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Models
Synopsys announced the availability of SuperSpeed USB 3.0 transaction-level models (TLM) supporting the Open SystemC™ Initiative (OSCI) TLM-2.0 API specification. The models are TLM representations of the Synopsys DesignWare® SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Device and xHCI Host Controller IP.

Jul 27, 2009Leading EDA Companies Join New ARM Fast Models Enablement Program
ARM today announced at DAC, San Francisco, Calif., that CoWare, Mentor Graphics and Synopsys Inc. have joined the ARM® Fast Models Enablement Program.

Jun 08, 2009Synopsys Enables System Design Interoperability with System-Level Catalyst Program
Synopsys today announced its System-Level Catalyst Program to accelerate the adoption of system-level design and verification.




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