Success Stories 

Fujitsu Laboratories Designs Custom DSP for Software-Defined Radio with Synopsys Processor Designer
"Synopsys' reputation as an established provider of custom processor design tools was a key factor in our decision to use Processor Designer for the design of our custom DSP. The robustness of the tool allowed us to focus on meeting our chip design goals rather than software tool chain development."
Makoto Mouri, Research Manager, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.

Ricoh Optimizes New Multi-Function Printer SoC Architecture with Synopsys Platform Architect MCO
Using Platform Architect™ MCO & Virtualizer™, we can build a virtual platform sooner, enabling architecture exploration, early software development and hardware performance verification at the highest level of the design phase for our SoC design.
Satoshi Aoki, Embedded Platform Development Department, Ricoh Company, Ltd.

Ricoh Delivers Software 5 Months in Advance for New Multi-Function Printer with Synopsys Virtualizer
Using Platform Architect™ MCO & Virtualizer™, we can build a virtual platform sooner, enabling architecture exploration, early software development and hardware performance verification at the highest level of the design phase for our SoC design.
Satoshi Aoki, Embedded Platform Development Department, Ricoh Company, Ltd.

Altera's SoC FPGA Virtual Target Enables Early Software Development and High Debug Productivity
Being able to deliver a Virtual Target based on Synopsys' virtual prototyping technology is key to helping our customers address the growing software complexity in their SoC FPGA-based designs.
Vince Hu, Vice President of Product and Corporate Marketing, Altera Corporation

Peking University - NELVT Utilizes Complete Hardware + Software HAPS FPGA-Based Prototyping Solution for HDTV 1080P Encoder Design
We trust the HAPS system to provide reliably high performance. Because Synopsys' solution includes an integrated hardware plus software flow and great technical support, we save time and money
Dr. Huizhu Jia, SoC team leader of the National Engineering Laboratory for Video Technology (NELVT), Peking University

Fujitsu Chooses SPW to Meet Aggressive Schedule For Its Latest LTE-Compatible RF Transceiver Design
"Synopsys’ SPW consistently enables us to reach tape-out on schedule and within budget, despite the increasing complexity and required flexibility of our multi-standard transceiver solutions."
Vivek Bhan, Executive Vice President, Fujitsu Semiconductor Wireless Products, Inc.

Yamaha's XMP-1 DSP Doubles Functionality While Taping Out Six Months Early with Processor Designer
"With Processor Designer we doubled functionality for our high definition sound generator, developing it in just one year, including the entire software development toolchain, while reducing cost."
Morito Morishima, Product Development Department Manager, Semiconductor Division, Yamaha Corporation

STMicroelectronics – Rapid Delivery of Demodulator IP for Analog TV Standards using Synphony Model Compiler
By using Synopsys' Synphony Model Compiler we were able to complete our entire validation effort within two weeks and with extremely reliable results.
Srevats Laxman, Technical Leader IP Algorithms , STMicroelectronics

Space Systems/Loral Selects Trusted SPW Tool for Advanced Satellite Receiver Design
SPW's fast simulation runtime is critical to keeping up project momentum and reducing overall development time. The ability to design an optimal signal processing algorithm in the shortest amount of time with less effort is the most significant benefit SPW offers.
Charan Langton, Manager of Simulation and Analysis, Space Systems / Loral

Ricoh – Processor Designer’s Automated Flow Enabled Ricoh to Quickly Develop a Custom DSP for Office Automation Products
Processor Designer provided exactly what we needed - an easy way to create a high quality custom DSP letting us focus on our design expertise rather than RTL and software toolchain implementation details.
Sadahiro Kimura, Senior R&D Engineer, Core Technology R&D Center, Ricoh

NXP - Multicore Optimization Technology in Platform Architect Enables NXP to Analyze System-level Performance and Reduce Cycle Time
Platform Architect allows us to define the optimum system architecture supporting all desired application use-cases in a cost-effective way.
Rene van den Berg, System Architect, Car Entertainment Solutions, NXP Semiconductors

CEVA's MM3000 Mobile Multimedia Platform Successfully Used Processor Designer for 2 Advanced DSP Designs
For an advanced and innovative design like the MM3000, Processor Designer was the only tool that offered the needed tool flow integration and flexibility to get to the optimum implementation.
Erez Bar-Niv, CTO, CEVA

JAXA – SPW Enables 3-4X Faster Algorithm Design Flow for Modem Design
Designing an optimal system in the shortest amount of time, with minimal effort and cost, is the biggest benefit that SPW provides. It would probably take 3-4 times the effort without SPW.
Naohiko Iwakiri, Senior Research Scientist of Tokyo University, and Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, JAXA

InterDigital Designs Standards-Compliant, Flexible HSPA Solution Using SPW Tools and Models
For InterDigital the design process determines our success. We needed a modeling methodology covering the needs of the entire interdisciplinary team. We relied on Synopsys' algorithm design solution to put this rigorous process in place.
Robert Peloso, Director, Engineering Management, InterDigital

Stellamar – All-Digital ADC a Design Success with SPW Algorithm Design Tool
Synopsys is a key partner in helping us innovate. Synopsys SPW gives us the ability and confidence to focus on what differentiates our product and gets us to market faster.
Allan Chin, CEO, Stellamar

Teradici – ASIC Prototyping Made Fast and Efficient with Synplify Premier
Other tools can't handle the complex constructs of the ASICs we're working on. Only Synplify Premier gives us the ability to synthesize native ASIC code untouched for our FPGA prototype.
David Garau, Engineering Manager, Silicon Validation Group, Teradici

Phonak: Synopsys Professional Services Helps Phonak Establish Rapid Prototyping Flow for Ultra Low Power Designs
The cooperation with Synopsys Professional Services helped us to successfully complete our FPGA emulation project for the next-generation platform of hearing aid devices and get an early start on software development. The collaboration was marked by very efficient communication, timely responses and quick adaptation to changes in project objectives.
Vesselin Parushev, Project Leader, Microsystems, Phonak AG

Maxtek: Maxtek Leverages Synopsys’ Services and ASIC Prototyping Solutions to Develop 12.5 GS/s Digital Receiver
Using Synopsys Professional Services was the best choice for achieving our project’s high-performance objectives. Their FPGA design experience and prototyping expertise were key factors in our decision, and more importantly, in achieving our aggressive project objectives.
Gary Goncher, System Architect, Data Converters, Maxtek Components Corporation

STMicroelectronics Noida Quickly Achieves Advanced Video Compression with Synphony C Compiler
Even with no RTL experience, we were able to complete this complex digital video hardware IP design in 9 months with two engineers.
Ravin Sachdeva, Technical Leader, STMicroelectronics

STMicroelectronics – High-Level Synthesis Flow Achieves Higher Reliability and Productivity for Multirate Digital IF TV ASIC
Synphony Model Compiler really improved our productivity and reliability in designing complex multi-rate DSP algorithm, mixed-signal functions and generated very reliable results.
François Rémond, CAD & Design Methodology Director, Home Entertainment & Displays Group, STMicroelectronics

Yokogawa Achieves Industry’s Fastest Programmable Logic Controller Performance with Processor Designer
Our PLC FA-M3V has now reached the fastest performance in the world. I don’t think many system design engineers know that they can develop such a high performance application-specific embedded processor using Processor Designer.
Synopsys and Yokogawa, Group Leader of the PLC Development Division, Yokogawa Electric Corporation

Texas Instruments – Synopsys Delivers Software Developer Productivity Gains and Reduced Development Cycles
Synopsys & Texas Instruments Synopsys Delivers Software Developer Productivity Gains and Reduced Development Cycles
Synopsys & Texas Instruments, , TI Worldwide Director of Marketing, Cellular Systems



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