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Sep 10, 2008Synopsys HSPICE Simulator Delivers 6X Faster Throughput for Intrinsity's 45-nmTechnology Development
Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design and manufacturing, today announced that Intrinsity Inc., a design technology company which develops embedded IP cores for high speed and low power applications, has adopted Synopsys'HSPICE® circuit simulator for design and verification of their 45-nanometer (nm) FastCore® embedded IP cores based on Fast14® technology. HSPICE delivered 6X throughput performance improvement over competing simulators.

Jun 18, 2008Synopsys Discovery AMS Enables Analog Bits to Achieve 45nm SERDES Verification
Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design and manufacturing, today announced that Analog Bits, Inc. has deployed Synopsys' Discovery™ AMS, HSPICE® and HSIM™ simulators and WaveView Analyzer™ for sign-off verification of their new family of 45-nanometer (nm) 10-gigabit (Gbit) SERDES devices, which has enabled them to achieve first-silicon success.

May 14, 2008Synopsys and TSMC Collaborate on Advanced HSPICE Modeling Technology for 40-nm Processes
Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design and manufacturing today announced the release of the TSMC Modeling Interface (TMI) methodology, which has been developed from Synopsys' production-proven protocol for integrating custom device models into HSPICE®, HSIM™ and NanoSim® transistor-level circuit simulators.

May 11, 2008Synopsys Launches HSPICE Integrator Program With 25 Founding Members
Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design and manufacturing, today launched its HSPICE® Integrator Program to further promote integration between Synopsys' HSPICE simulation solution and other electronic design automation (EDA) products.

Sep 26, 2007Synopsys HSPICE Simulator Accelerates ARM's 45-Nanometer Physical IP Development
Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software and a member of the ARM Connected Community, today announced that significant performance improvements in the latest version of its HSPICE® simulator enabled ARM [(LSE: ARM); (NASDAQ: ARMHY)] to accelerate delivery of highly optimized memory and standard cell building blocks for systems-on-chip (SOCs).

Sep 12, 2007Synopsys HSPICE Simulator and SISoft Deliver Signal Integrity Analysis Solution
Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, and Signal Integrity Software, Inc. (SiSoft™), a leading provider of integrated timing and signal integrity solutions for high-speed digital design, today jointly announced the integration of SiSoft's Quantum-SI™ tool and Synopsys' HSPICE® simulation solution to deliver robust timing and signal integrity analysis for package and printed circuit board (PCB) design.

Aug 13, 2007Agilent Technologies Announces HVMOS Package for Synopsys' HSPICE
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the availability of a new parameter extraction solution for high voltage (HV) complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) devices used in a range of automotive and consumer products, as well as LCD and display driver applications.

Jun 05, 2007Synopsys Launches VMM Catalyst Program with More Than 50 Member Companies
Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced its VMM Catalyst Program to further accelerate widespread adoption and support of the industry-leading VMM verification methodology for SystemVerilog.

May 30, 2007Synopsys and Zuken to Deliver Integrated, Robust PCB Design and Simulation Solution
Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS) and Zuken, the engineering consulting company, today announced a partnership to develop an integrated and robust printed circuit board (PCB) design and simulation solution.

May 24, 2007Synopsys and Synplicity Establish Alliance to Advance High-Performance ASIC Verification
Synopsys (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, and Synplicity, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYNP), a leading supplier of software for the design and verification of semiconductors, today announced the signing of a joint marketing agreement intended to improve verification flows for their mutual customers.

May 14, 2007Leading Semiconductor Companies in China Adopt the VMM Verification Methodology
Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced that the VMM verification methodology, described in the ARM-Synopsys Verification Methodology Manual (VMM) for SystemVerilog, has been adopted by major electronics companies in China for developing advanced verification environments.

Apr 02, 2007Synopsys Discovery AMS Delivers New Level of Performance and Accuracy for Integrated Analog and Mixed-Signal Verification
Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced the release of Discovery™ AMS 2007, a comprehensive, integrated analog and mixed-signal (AMS) verification solution for complex system-on-chip (SoC) designs.

Mar 29, 2007Synopsys Accelerates Low-power Designs with Comprehensive Implementation and Verification Solution
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced that it is enhancing its comprehensive low-power verification and implementation solution to ensure compliance with the widely supported Unified Power Format (UPF) 1.0 Accellera standard.

Mar 05, 2007Synopsys Extends VMM Methodology for Higher Functional Verification Productivity
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced it has extended the industry-leading VMM methodology to enable product development teams to more effectively define, measure and achieve their verification objectives.

Nov 20, 2006Synopsys and Freescale Sign Verification Agreement
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (NYSE: FSL) (NYSE: FSL.B), a global leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors for wireless, networking, automotive, consumer and industrial markets and Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, announced today that they have signed an agreement for Freescale's use of Synopsys electronic design automation software for the functional verification of complex semiconductor designs.

Nov 20, 2006Wolfson Selects Synopsys Galaxy and Discovery Platforms and DesignWare IP
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced that Wolfson Microelectronics plc, a global leader in high-performance mixed-signal chips for the digital market, has selected Synopsys' Galaxy™ Design and Discovery™ Verification Platforms, as well as Synopsys' DesignWare® Library intellectual property (IP), for the design and verification of Wolfson's high-performance analog mixed-signal (AMS) integrated circuits (ICs).

Oct 17, 2006Synopsys Enhances Saber Simulator Integration with UGS Software Through Global UGS Partner Program
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS), today announced that it has expanded its collaboration with UGS to enable tighter integration between its Saber® Simulator and Saber Harness software and UGS Corp.'s Teamcenter® collaborative product data management (cPDM) and NX® mechanical CAD (MCAD) software solutions.

Oct 03, 2006Enterasys Adopts Synopsys' VCS Native Testbench for Accelerated Verification Productivity
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced that Enterasys Networks, a provider of security-enabled network infrastructure products, has selected the Synopsys VCS® functional verification solution and its SystemVerilog Native Testbench (NTB) following an extensive evaluation of available solutions.

Jul 18, 2006Industry Momentum Builds for the ARM-Synopsys VMM for SystemVerilog
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced that industry adoption and support of the Verification Methodology Manual (VMM) for SystemVerilog, co-authored by ARM and Synopsys, has steadily increased since the book's release in September 2005.

May 02, 2006S3 Adopts Synopsys' VCS Verification Solution and the Verification Methodology Manual for SystemVerilog
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced that Dublin-based Silicon & Software Systems Ltd. (S3), a leading provider of design and consulting services for integrated circuits and embedded software, is supporting the Synopsys VCS® comprehensive RTL verification solution and the Verification Methodology Manual (VMM) for SystemVerilog.

Mar 20, 2006Synopsys Announces EDA Industry's First Verification IP Library for SystemVerilog with Methodology Support
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced that its VCS® Verification Library, containing DesignWare® verification intellectual property (VIP), is first to support testbenches created using IEEE Std 1800™-2005 SystemVerilog and the coverage-driven methodology defined in the Verification Methodology Manual (VMM) for SystemVerilog, published by Springer Science+Business Media.

Mar 20, 2006Synopsys Delivers First Complete SystemVerilog Design and Verification Flow
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced that it now supports the SystemVerilog language throughout its suite of design and verification products, extending its SystemVerilog leadership and establishing another industry-first achievement.

Jan 25, 2006Leading Japanese Semiconductor Vendors Endorse ARM-Synopsys VMM for SystemVerilog
ARM [(LSE:ARM)]; (Nasdaq:ARMHY) and Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced that the Verification Methodology Manual (VMM) for SystemVerilog has been endorsed by the Semiconductor Technology Academic Research Center (STARC) and major electronics companies in Japan as a reference to develop advanced verification environments based on the IEEE standard SystemVerilog language.



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